Planning for a Low Carbon Economy: conference papers available

25 April 2019

A free 1-day conference held on 24 April in Reading Town Hall brought together business, local government and community groups for a discussion on current low carbon planning in Berkshire. Drawing on national examples, the day also examined the options available to business local government, and neighbourhood planners to ensure a rapid decarbonisation of development in Berkshire and the Berkshire economy.

Following on from this conference CSE are able to offer free follow on planning support to both Neighbourhood Plan groups and local authorities in Berkshire who are aiming to develop low and zero carbon planning policies.

CSE's Graham McGrath said "We're particularly pleased to have had such a wide range of organisations represented at the event, and we look forward to working further with them in the future."

The following orgsniations were at the event: Bracknell Forest Council, Buckinghamshire County Council, Catalyst Housing, Climate Change Partnership, Ealing Borough Council, Ealing Transition, Energy Hub, Ethical Reading, Extinction Rebellion, Friends of the Earth, Guildford Borough Council, Herts IQ, LDP, Mole Valley District Council, O2, Reading Borough Council, Reading Climate Action Network, Reading Community Energy Society, Reading Cycle Campaign, ScioTech Project, Sinewave, Slough Borough Council, Thames Valley Berkshire LEP, University of Reading, Vale of Whitehorse District Council, VEXO, West Berkshire Council, West Berkshire Green Exchange, Workingham Borough Council, Zero Chippenham

Please see below for our latest work on the West of England Carbon Reduction Requirement Study along with the presentations for further information. For further information on our neighbourhood planning support programme please see our low carbon neighbourhood planning project.

Conference agenda

Morning presentations

Afternoon presentations

West of England Carbon Reduction Requirement Study

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