Despite being the UK’s front-runner to receive funding from the European Union NER competition for carbon capture and storage (CCS) schemes, last autumn 2CO’s Don Valley CCS project didn’t make it to the UK Coalition government’s shortlist for the competition. No-one could understand why – the Don Valley CCS project was far more advanced than any others and had come out top in a parallel European Union assessment of UK CCS schemes.
Mock up of Don Valley Power Project_2CO image
Jefferson Sheard Architects graphic_Sustainable Environmental Technologies Centre
Calderdale College commissioned Jefferson Sheard Architects to design a Sustainable Environmental Technologies Centre. Building work started in 2012 and the Centre is due to open in September 2013.
OK so this is at the other end of the country, in Cornwall – but if you’re looking for exciting volunteering opportunities, Oxfam Grow has teamed up with the Eden Project in Cornwall to run a three year food justice campaign, Growing a Better Future.
Grow volunteer at Bristol Festival of Nature
Greener Jobs Alliance (GJA) includes trade unions, student organisations, campaigning groups and a policy think tank. A campaigning group, it has produced a manifesto for low carbon skills development. They are asking for people to email support for the manifesto.