Events

Films for Climate Action

We are making a short film aimed at encouraging more people in Somerset to make some simple changes which could have a huge impact, both for making our lives cheaper, cosier, healthier and more comfortable but which will also have the added benefit of helping us to reduce our carbon emissions.    So, in order […]

Youth Climate Council

We are happy to announce that a small number of young folk in Somerset have stepped forward to be a part of the first Somerset Youth Climate Action Network.  They are ready and willing to engage with active democracy in order to voice their concerns.  Their first action has been to invite all of the […]

INSULATING SOMERSET WEBINAR, 10TH MARCH 2022

APOLOGY:  Our recording is only of the second half of the webinar. WEBINAR RECORDING LINK 1. Somerset Retrofit Accelerator Presenter: Cara Naden (Somerset CAN, South Somerset District Council, Somerset Retrofit Accelerator Steering Group).  Cara.Naden@SouthSomerset.Gov.Uk Please click on THIS LINK for presentation slides. The Somerset Retrofit Accelerator project is a partnership between Frome, Bruton and Glastonbury […]

Treasurer/ Finance Lead

Treasurer / Finance lead on the board Background Somerset Climate Action Network’s vision is for Somerset to be net carbon neutral by 2030 and is dedicated to enabling the changes needed to drive down emissions whilst adapting to existing climate change. We want Somerset CAN to be a resource for all aspects of local climate […]

Somerset Talks Climate

We’d like to thank George Marshall once again for giving up his time to run our Somerset Talks Climate workshop.  After you, the network, requested our support on the subject of bringing the climate conversation to a wider audience, we were super pleased to hear from many of you how incredibly useful you found the workshop.  Your […]

Community Renewable Energy Forum

In December 2021 we hosted a forum showcasing the various community renewable energy projects currently running in Somerset. For all those who were unable to attend, here is a link to the recording of the event.  https://youtu.be/uA_VFRzfKtc One of the presentations was sadly affected by glitchy Somerset wifi issues.  However, Richard has kindly sent us his […]

Welcoming our new Network Co-ordinator

Somerset Climate Action Network (Somerset CAN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonia Kundu to help us in our mission to expand our network of those involved in climate action in Somerset. Sonia has historically been responsible for introducing organic agriculture as well as fair trade business practices to the northern state of Himachal […]

Network Development Coordinator Position Available

Position filled! Somerset CAN is excited to announce that we are recruiting for a Network Development Coordinator. This is an 18 month self-employed position funded by MCS Charitable Foundation with support from Wessex Water – Recovery Grant Programme to coordinate the development and delivery of the Project in support of Somerset CAN’s mission. The objectives of […]

Somerset Climate Action Network seeks new directors

Somerset CAN is looking for new board directors to help our organisation grow and develop • Are you passionate about moving rapidly towards a carbon neutral future?• Could you offer your time and skills to accelerate the pace of change across Somerset? We are a diverse network of people united by Somerset CAN’s Mission to catalyse systemic action […]

Somerset’s Climate Emergency Strategy

Somerset’s draft Climate Emergency Strategy has been produced by the five local authorities following a public consultation arranged by Somerset CAN that took place in January 2020. Somerset’s draft Climate Emergency Strategy will be going through a formal approval process and public airing, starting from 6 October and finishing on 25 November 2020 at all five Councils […]

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