LCSB News and Events
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Training Resources Available
The latest LCSB training event, which focused on energy bills and carbon compliance legislation, was another big hit with members, who gave a fantastic 4.5 out of 5 score for the event with comments such as 'very good session once again', 'another full and useful agenda' and 'a great event'. CR Plus, who provided expert practical workshops, have set up a dedicated LCSB webpage where our members can access further support and resources - click here.
LCSB Training Programme for 2017/18
Plans are developing for the 2017/18 LCSB training programme. Themes being explored include Managing Water Resources, Target Zero Waste and Retrofit for the Future. Get in touch to join LCSB or renew membership - click here.
Other News and Events
Britain Experiences First Coal-free Day
Friday 21st April was the first 24hr period since the 1880s when the UK's energy supply excluded any power from coal. To read the full story – click here.
Beating Drum for Carbon Offsetting
Coeden Fach is setting up a local carbon offsetting scheme and the first to take up the opportunity is Swansea-based Shiko Community Drum Group. To read more about the new scheme - click here.
An Inconvenient Sequel Film Trailer
The first official trailer for Al Gore's follow-up to his award-winning 2006 documentary is now available. The new film, titled An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, looks at what progress has been made over the past decade in tackling climate change. To view the trailer – click here.
Low Carbon Levies Have Little Impact on Business Energy Bills
A report from the Committee on Climate Change concludes that most businesses have been little affected by the low carbon levies added to their energy bills. To read more – click here.
Energy Impact Award Scheme Launched
A top prize of £10,000 is on offer from this year's awards, run by NEA and British Gas, which seek to recognise innovation and best practice in projects that focus on energy and tackling fuel poverty. For more details – click here.
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