BLOG: Using Behaviour Change to inform energy advice

About Energise Manchester Running from 2023-March 2025, Carbon Co-op’s ‘Energise Manchester’ project is a Local Energy Advice Demonstrator (LEAD) project. The project aims to apply innovative and proven public health targeting and Behaviour Change design approaches to the delivery of in person, local energy advice. To put this another way, we’re learning from how public health … Read more

Communications and Policy Officer (now closed)

Now hiring: Communications and Policy Officer Time: 0.8 – 1 FTE (Flexible) Location: Central Manchester, UK/Remote Wages: £26,800 - £32,160 (dependant on experience/qualifications) Start date: ASAP Duration: permanent Status: Payroll/PAYE

Carbon Co-op is seeking a Communications and Policy Officer to create compelling new stories and narratives concerning the power of collective solutions to tackle climate change, the urgent need to establish Energy Justice and the transformative power of open technologies. You don’t need to be an expert in the field but you will be passionate … Read more

Project Officer (Energy Advice) (now closed)

A staff member at Carbon Co-op, sat at a desk, typing on the computer.

We are looking for an enthusiastic project officer with great communication skills to support innovative, collaborative community-based projects, offering targeted energy advice to householders in Manchester. You will be happy translating technical concepts for a non-technical audience, verbally and in writing. You may not have specific experience in energy advice or home refurbishment, but you’re … Read more

BOOK NOW: Carbon Co-op AGM and celebration 2023

After a gap of three years, we’re back with an in person / hybrid AGM celebration event. We will re-cap of Carbon Co-op’s work in tackling climate change through collective action and highlight the progress made over the last few years and the plans and challenges ahead. Come along to get hear about our work, … Read more

‘The Oil Machine’ film review

Director Emma Davie’s new film, The Oil Machine (2022), sets out the entanglement between the oil and gas industry and almost every aspect of life in the UK, with expert interviewees offering a range of contrasting viewpoints on what needs to change and how the future might play out.  The opening montage sees a range … Read more

Community leaders set new direction for Oldham’s transition to zero carbon

Cllr Leanne Munroe receives a copy of the Community-Led Energy Action Plan in Sholver.

Two ground-breaking Community-Led Energy Plans (CLEPs), released today by community leaders in Westwood and Sholver, are setting out the priorities and actions local people believe are needed to initiate the transition to a zero carbon Oldham. The Community-Led Energy Plans can be found here: Westwood and here: Sholver. During 2021, the year of COP26, the … Read more