‘For the Love of Yorkshire’ Climate Festival


ALL EYES will be on Paris in December as world leaders attempt to formulate a global agreement on climate change.  We want to send them a message loud and clear from Yorkshire – and we need your help to do it!

Our festival, ‘For the Love of Yorkshire, launches on 10 November 2015 in Leeds and York and runs until 13 December. Linking with The Climate Coalition’s UK campaign, ‘For the Love of’, our aim is to start a county-wide conversation about climate change and how we can drive solutions here at home, as well as internationally. After all, we know how great Yorkshire folk are at getting things done – so let’s lead the way!

Exciting events are happening.  We’ve already got news of cycle rides, talks, special services, debates, film showings, rallies, plays and workshops. But there is scope for much more.  Which is where you come in …

  • Share this with your contacts to get the message out across Yorkshire
  • Tell us if your group or organisation already has other events planned
  • Organise new events on a climate theme (the more creative, the better)
  • Volunteer to help us with your time, talents, ideas, knowledge and networks
  • Join our Facebook group Zero Carbon Yorkshire
  • Attend some of the many events taking place across the region.
  • Join our Yorkshire Climate Choir and participate in our Yorkshire Climate Concert in York on the afternoon of Saturday 28th November, time tbc but likely to be 2.30pm Join the Facebook Group and email your details to our Choir Coordinator, Caroline Lewis, caroline.lewisatzen.co.uk

For the Love of Yorkshire is being coordinated by representatives working at the University of Leeds, Schumacher North, the Oasis School of Human Relations, Friends of the Earth and Leeds Tidal.  For enquiries or to provide events listings contact David Midgley david@schumacher-north.co.uk or telephone 0113 350 8070.  Media enquiries: Kate Lock: Klockworks@btinternet.com or telephone 07792 633984

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