Talking at Reading Town Meal 2020 30 September 2020
It was great to be able to share some of the things we are planning to do in our new Reading Climate Emergency Strategy last night. Many thanks to Michael Bright, and all at Reading Town Meal, for organising the event and for keeping things going despite the Covid restrictions.
From one extreme to another 28 July 2020
There has been a lot going on for me with the completion of the Reading Climate Emergency Strategy, and then stepping down as RCCP Chair, with all the pieces to …
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Climate Justice – Interview with Ayo Sokale 22 July 2020
This is a reposting of my final interview with the wonderful Ayo Sokale. Ayo asks me to talk about ‘Climate Change and Class’, which is a subject of real concern …
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chrisRCAN 204 – WordPress template 13 June 2020
This post is a guide for admin users of this WordPress template – and for the extra specially curious! :o) As Chair of the Reading Climate Change Partnership, one of …
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May – Beltane 2020 3 May 2020
It’s spring – it’s 2020 – time for some new beginnings for me. That was the plan anyway. Like the rest of the world though, Covid-19 has turned things upside-down. …
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Introducing Reading’s Climate Emergency Strategy (consultation) 9 April 2020
Video presentation from RCCP Chair – introducing the draft Reading Climate Emergency Strategy consultation.
Chair’s blog – Silver linings in these dark times 2 April 2020
Originally posted as: https://readingcan.org.uk/chairs-blog-silver-linings This Covid-19 crisis is a devastating, sobering reminder that the structures, that make up our world, are not so invincible. My deepest sympathies to anyone who …
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Chair on public consultation launch of our new Climate Emergency Strategy 12 March 2020
Originally posted here: https://readingcan.org.uk/chair-on-public-consultation-launch-of-our-new-climate-emergency-strategy It is of course a challenging time to be launching this consultation. With the concern about the spread of the coronavirus, many people will not be …
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Climate Change and Children – Interview with Chris Beales (RCCP Chair) 25 January 2020
This is the forth in the series of interviews that I had with Ayo Sokale. In this, Ayo asks me about ‘Climate Change and Children’.
Reading’s first Adaptation Plan 14 January 2020
As Chair of the Reading Climate Change Partnership, I was really pleased to commissioned the first Adaptation Plan for Reading. This will help us to understand some of the climate-related risks that we face in our town. It will also give us some guidance about how we should respond to prepare for these changes.