Wyre Forest Green Alliance

United For A Better Future

WFGA Workshops

"How a plant-based diet can save the planet" workshop – Wed 2nd Feb 2022 7:30pm
Why a global shift towards a plant diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty and the worst impacts of climate change.

"Woodland in Urban Areas" workshop – Thurs 18th Nov 2021
Alvan Kingston, WFDC Arborist
Looking at the current urban forest and the benefits that residents of the District receive from it, why it needs to be protected and enhanced.

"Echos of the future" workshop - Thursday 7th October 2021
An online presentation hosted by the u3a Environmental Concern Group
Fasten your seat belts for a trip forward in time to a University Symposium taking place in the year 2071, and looking back at the effects of climate change on the UK over the previous 50 years.

"Act On Energy" workshop - Thursday 16th September 2021
An online discussion featuring Richard Millward of Act on Energy, chaired by Janice Bell of the Green Party and supported by WFDC.
In order to reach to reach zero carbon targets, older housing stock, i.e. the majority of our houses, will need to retrofit renewable heating. This is a valuable opportunity to learn about the options.

"Electric vehicles" workshop - Thursday 15th July 2021
Electric vehicles and transport in a climate emergency. What can we do as individuals? What policies should the Wyre Forest Green Alliance be promoting? Short presentation by Keith Budden followed by group discussion and policy option votes.

"Doughnut Economics" workshop - 16th June 2021
How can we move from growth in GDP as a measure of success to enabling communities to thrive? This is based on Kate Raworth's re-working of traditional economics with a focus on enabling people to thrive within the limits of a healthy planet.
"What is to What if" workshop - 28th May 2021