Tag: climate change

  • Latest Green Skills survey reveals that more than half of young people lack guidance on green job options at school

    Latest Green Skills survey reveals that more than half of young people lack guidance on green job options at school A new survey carried out by our charity of 1,200 young people aged 15-18 who attend state secondary schools and colleges throughout the UK has revealed that more than half (57%) have not been given […]

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  • WRAP UK – Panel event for Green Skills Week

    29/04/21 WRAP UK – Panel event for Green Skills Week KS 4 – 5 / S4-6 Wondering how business can become more eco-friendly? WRAP is one of the globe’s leading sustainability charities. Hear from our panellists Julie Hill (Chair), Emma Hallett (Team Manager Collaborative Change Programme), Maria Stapleton (Behaviour Change Project Manager) & William McManus […]

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  • Sarah Breeden – Executive Director, Bank of England

    29/04/21 Sarah Breeden KS 4-5/S 4-6 Sarah speaks about the risk that climate change poses to financial institutions and reflects on her experiences of driving action on climate change forward. As Executive Director of the Bank of England, Sarah is currently responsible for supervising over 500 UK banks, building societies and credit unions and she […]

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  • Alice Delahunty – President of Electricity Transmission, National Grid

    19/04/21 Alice Delahunty KS 4 – 5 / S4-6 What are Green Skills and why are they important? Hear from Alice Delahunty, the first President of National Grid’s Electricity Transmission business, a role in which she is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the electricity transmission network for England and Wales.

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  • From Governor of the Bank of England to net-zero hero: why we should all be backing Mark Carney’s mission to build a sustainable world economy

    From Governor of the Bank of England to net-zero hero: why we should all be backing Mark Carney’s mission to build a sustainable world economy (Image courtesy of Getty Images) No longer in the employ of the UK civil service, Mark Carney is the UN special envoy for climate and finance but also leads ESG […]

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  • Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas – CEO, Green Finance Institute

    Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas 25/03/21 Age KS4-5 / S4-6 In this talk for Green Skills Week, Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE joins us to speak about what Green Banking is and the work that is being done to build a resilient and low carbon economy. Rhian was formerly the Global Head of Green Banking and the founder […]

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  • Steve Backshall MBE – Presenter, Conservationist and Sky Zero Ambassador

    Steve Backshall MBE 23/03/21 KS 3-5/S 1- 6 Calling all eco-warriors and naturalists! If you want to find out how you can help nature and learn more about Green Skills, this is an broadcast you can’t miss! Steve Backshall is a Conservationist, Explorer, Author and Television Presenter who you may have seen on your screen […]

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  • Lisa Holland – Climate change correspondent, Sky News

    Lisa Holland 15/03/21 KS4-5/S4-6 Watch our Green Skills Week broadcast with Lisa Holland, Climate change correspondent at Sky News. In this broadcast, students hear from Lisa and are introduced to Sky’s The Edit: Be the Change, Shape It competition. The Edit is a unique opportunity for budding reporters to learn more about climate change and […]

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  • ‘People are demanding change’: Youngsters lead call for green businesses and jobs

    Source – Sky News, Gerard Tubb, North of England correspondent, 27th January 2021 In the UK, youngsters were more likely to describe climate change as a global emergency and they want to do something about it. Demand for green businesses and jobs is higher in the UK than anywhere else, according to a global United […]

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  • Baroness Helene Hayman and Baroness Floella Benjamin – Peers for the Planet Broadcast

    Panel event with Peers for the Planet 25/11/20 KS4 & 5/ S4-6 We were delighted to broadcast this panel discussion with Peers for the Planet members Baroness Helene Hayman and Baroness Floella Benjamin. The Peers discussed topics including what sparked their interest in climate change and the environment and how they are working to legislate […]

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