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Carbon Literacy for Local Authorities: Leadership and Management Course (BY INVITATION ONLY) Cohort 4

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Carbon Literacy provides knowledge and awareness around the impacts greenhouse gas emissions are having on our communities through our everyday activities and gives us the agency and motivation to take decisive Climate Emergency action as individuals, communities and in our roles at Brighton and Hove Council. 

You will receive one days’ worth of training (two half days)  to include the latest scientific basis for taking action, preparation for some of the impacts we will face and develop skills to build significant greenhouse emission reduction plans. This will include making two key pledges to take action to reduce emissions relating to your specific role.
Start Date
Tuesday 17 May 2022
End Date
Tuesday 24 May 2022
09:30 - 13:30
Learning outcomes
By the end of this course you will have

  • gained an understanding of the basic science of climate change and how climate change will affect your Local Authority

  • explored how leaders can provide leadership in the climate emergency

  • discussed how climate change can be integrated into decision-making

  • learned about climate action initiatives in other Local Authorities

  • explored levers of influence to reduce your Local Authority's carbon footprint

Additional information
Target Audience
Brighton & Hove City Council Staff / Managers / This Event is for Brighton & Hove City Council Staff Only
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Can you please watch the 1-hr documentary Climate Change – The Facts with David Attenborough, so all learners share a common knowledge base from which the course will build.
Zoom, online learning session
Event Trainers
Alison Tomlin / Peter Watkins
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
Tier 2
Tier 3
Tier 4
Tier 5