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Carbon Co-op is an energy services and advocacy co-operative that helps people and communities to make the radical reductions in home carbon emissions necessary to avoid runaway climate change.

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A Green New Deal for Homes?

18 Apr 2019

Ahead of our AGM event at Friends Meeting House, Jonathan Atkinson takes a look at the key issues. As the case for radical action on climate change grows ever stronger, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ed Markey and others within the progressive wing of the Democratic Party are advocating a Green New Deal for the United States.Inspired by … Read more

People in workshop

Hack Lab: How to Make the Energy System More Equitable?

1 Apr 2019

In November 2018, the Carbon Co-op held its first hack lab. Organised in collaboration with UCL anthropologist Hannah Knox and community business practitioner Britt Jurgensen, the hack lab was designed to bring together people with diverse perspectives on a changing energy system to explore how to make the energy system more equitable.

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A prospectus outlining future municipal energy projects

Is Andy Burnham missing a huge opportunity to invest in an energy supply company?

25 Mar 2019

Carbon Coop & CLES reveal new research showing that in 2018 Greater Manchester’s public sector institutions spent over £75 million on their combined gas and electricity bills.

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