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)

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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

Flooding and Resilience workshop – how it went

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On Wednesday 19th of April we gathered at Todmorden College for the third workshop in this series to talk about the relationship between retrofit and making our homes more able to withstand and recover from flooding events. Our colleague Helen took the group of attendees through the various building-level impacts of flooding, in particular the … 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

Podcast Power in the City Episode 5: From 9 to 5?

This episode is about the grind, the toil, the sweat, the slog, the graft, the duty – and things like skills and craft, commitment and creativity. Yes, it’s about work! The green kind. It’s about working in the energy transition.