Here you will find all the latest updates from Kendal Citizens’ Jury.
Thanks to funding support from South Lakeland District Council, Kendal Town Council have launched a new website, www.zerocarbonkendal.org.uk, to celebrate the people and organisations within Kendal who are actively reducing their carbon. The website aims to provides practical examples, links and advice about retrofitting, installing solar and switching to electric cars and highlights […]
Kendal looks set to become a greener town after a raft of measures were voted through by the Town Council. The Town Council voted in favour of projects including: Maintenance and improvements to the Alphabet Trail in Serpentine Woods Commitment to improving footpaths in and around Kendal to increase active travel Biodiversity grants […]
The facilitators of Kendal’s Climate Change Jury, Shared Future, have released a summary report detailing the background, process and recommendations of Kendal’s Citizens Jury. Read the full report via this link. The report thanks Jury members, funders and the volunteer support groups who made the Jury a success. A Recommendations Panel, chaired by Kendal […]
Kendal Town Council have approved a new Action Plan for 2021/22 that supports several recommendations of the Jury. The new plan, available here, includes projects that will extend allotment sites, audit the solar potential of Kendal, research the feasibility of a municipal composting site and lobby for better cycling infrastructure via […]
Learning in university sometimes starts to become its own bubble, especially when it comes to climate change. When you’re sitting in a lecture theatre, considering vague ideas of 2⁰C thresholds, tipping points, and the potential of global catastrophe, your outlook can start to get pretty bleak. It can get overwhelming, facing that knowledge every […]