Month: January 2012

Warm homes the key to healthy people

The Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) is leading a number of support agencies and groups across Bristol, England as part of a Department of Health-backed project aimed at breaking the link between cold homes and bad health.

The new Bristol City Council-backed Keep Warm in Bristol project aims to improve the health of thousands of deprived Bristol households by tackling the thermal comfort of their homes.

Read full CSE news article

More about the project

Approaches to Community Action on Climate Change – website

Checkout this website for nearly 40 different community approachesto action on climate change – from running pledge campaigns to establishing bulk buy schemes to developing community renewables projects.  The website also provides links to a wide range of community examples in action and further resources and information that may be relevant to each approach. The site currently has an emphasis on energy issues but other issues like food and transport are touched on.