Social solidarity…

Now more than ever we are aware of the role we have in supporting each other and as Carbon Co-op we want to play our part in offering our resources, help and solidarity with members, supporters and the wider community. Please read this short piece and let us know how we can help.  In response to … Read more

Covid-19 and self-employed workers in the green industry

Green sector self-employed workers call on the government to take a fair approach and support all workers through the Covid-19 crisis.  As the Covid-19 pandemic takes hold many in the small scale building and renewable energy sector are concerned about their future work prospects and the lack of government support for those in this industry.  … Read more

Advocating for co-operative retrofit approaches at the UK Citizens’ Assembly

This February I was privileged to be asked to speak to the UK Climate Assembly about energy efficiency in homes and community-led solutions to retrofit delivery models. It was a fascinating experience and lots of people have asked me about it. Though deliberations at the assembly are understandably confidential, I’d like to share my experience … Read more

Exclusive AECB Membership Offer

Carbon Co-op has signed up for another year of AECB (Association for Environment Conscious Building) membership, enabling all Carbon Co-op members complimentary access to the AECB membership. The AECB is the UK’s largest sustainable building community. With AECB membership you can access AECB training courses, gain free access to an extensive knowledge library, engage in … Read more

Power in the City: A walk through Manchester’s Electric Past

Over the past two years, with the support of the Jam and Justice project, Carbon Co-op has been working with academic Hannah Knox and performance practitioner Britt Jurgensen to lead a collaborative research project examining the role of municipal institutions within the provision of energy in Manchester. Our research led to the publication of the … Read more