Community Climate Action

Big changes are coming to Bristol. They will change our transport, our housing, our air, our health, our jobs and more. These changes could make life better or worse for Disabled people. We must be part of this change to make sure that the changes make Bristol better for everyone.

Our survey is now closed but it’s not too late to have your say. Read our draft plan and give your feedback here.

Bristol is aiming to stop its dirty energy use by 2030. People in Bristol and the council will stop using fossil fuels and lower their waste. This means changes to our transport, use of goods, food, waste, and energy, inside our homes and outside of them. These changes will stop Bristol creating gases that add to the climate crisis. The changes will also help Bristol cope with the effects of the climate crisis.

The Bristol Disability Equality Forum is working with Disabled people to:

  1. Creative a climate action plan for the Disabled community in Bristol. This plan will help Disabled people in Bristol lower their use of dirty energy.
  2. Make sure that the city’s climate plans are fair and good for Disabled people.

The project will focus on making lives better at the same time as lowering our use of dirty energy.

The role of the Forum is to guide the project. We need you to bring it to life! More ways to get involved will be posted here soon.

Read more about the project.

Make small and affordable changes to make your life more green.

Great Big Green Week: Tell us what you think of the plan.

When: 2pm – 3.30pm, Saturday 25th September 2021

What: At the end of September we will be drawing up our community climate action plan. Join us to hear a draft of the plan and let us know if we have your priorities right or if we have missed anything.

 Where: Online via Zoom. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87245057869?pwd=eEdjUmRVZVlVbWx3MVJXdDZYYVg5dz09

Meeting ID: 872 4505 7869

Passcode: 005534

BSL Interpreters will be available.

Volunteer Roles

Steering group members: To help guide this work we are forming a steering group of Disabled people in Bristol.

This group will meet once a month for at least a year to guide the project. We will chose members so that the group is as diverse as possible.

To apply: Email Emma at: cca.bristoldef@gmail.com.

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