Youth Climate Summit 2021

Calling all Cumbrian schools! The Cumbria Youth Climate Action Summit is being held online on Friday October 15 2021, from 9:30am – 12 midday. We’ve been hard at work behind the scenes getting together a great programme, with a steering group made up of young people in Cumbria helping us plan workshops that will help inform and empower your students. These workshops cover a range of topics which you can choose from, from getting your voice heard and COP26, to making your school carbon zero, to what opportunities there are in the Fellfoot area. The event will be held [...]

By |2021-10-01T11:50:38+01:00October 1st, 2021|Homepage, News, Youth|

Calling all teachers & young people!

Are you a young person or a teacher who'd like to take action on climate change in Cumbria? Please could you spare a few minutes to fill in our survey on how we can help you! We are planning to set up a programme of support for young people. There are grants out there that would make it possible for us to do this, but we need to show that there is a real need for our help, and an appetite to take action. That's where our surveys come in. There's one for teachers, and one for young people. By [...]

By |2019-12-05T09:32:18+00:00December 5th, 2019|Homepage, News, Youth|

CAfS to host youth climate question time for 20th anniversary

Children and young people from across Cumbria will have the chance to tell people in positions of power what they think about climate change, and ask them what they are doing to solve it. CAfS is holding a climate question time event in Penrith on Friday 5 July, where a panel of politicians (including MPs), an activist and a climate expert will answer questions submitted in advance by young people from across Cumbria. The questions will be put to them at the event by an interview panel of young people representing the voice of children across the county. The [...]

By |2019-07-28T15:25:29+01:00May 30th, 2019|Climate politics, News, Youth|
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