Climate Week March 12th-18th

Last chance to enter Climate Week Awards – deadline 30 January

The deadline for entering the Climate Week Awards 2012 is 30 January. The awards celebrate outstanding efforts to combat climate change in fourteen categories ranging from community groups and young people, to business and the public sector.

The awards are free to enter, and judged by an eminent panel of judges including Bianca Jagger, the former CEO of Greenpeace International, Paul Gilding, and the government’s chief climate scientist, Sir Robert Watson.

Details on how to enter are here. If you have questions, emailawards@climateweek.com or call 0203 397 2601.

Please forward this email to everyone you know who may be interested in Climate Week.

Register your Climate Week events and activites

There are just seven weeks until Climate Week (12-18 March), when thousands of organisations across Britain promote positive steps to help combat climate change. Last year there were over 3,000 events attended by half a million people.

This year is expected to be even bigger – will your organisation be part of Britain’s biggest climate change campaign? Whatever you are planning, please tell us what you are doing by registering your activity on the Climate Week website.This takes just two minutes.

If you register your activity on our online map:

  • Your activity will inspire others to run their own Climate Week activities – catalysing an even broader social movement for change.
  • Your activity will encourage others to act during the rest of the year – creating a shared vision of a low carbon Britain.
  • Your activity will be seen by journalists, professionals in your sector, and the public – helping you gain profile and recognition.

Your activity could be big or small, open to everyone or just for your organisation, a physical event or something online. Climate Week is all about showcasing real, practical actions and starting discussions about what might be possible. We can only do this by publicising everyone’s events and activities. Please tell us what you are planning!

Register at www.climateweek.com/run-an-event/register-an-event/.

Contact the Climate Week team on 0203 397 2601 or atinfo@climateweek.com

For ideas about what kind of activity to run, visit our Ideas Bank.

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