For over 40 years Practical Action has been working together with poor people to develop technologies that are owned by communities; simple solutions that are good for people and the environment.

Practical Action is working around the world to tackle climate change with adaptation, technology, campaigning and advocacy.

Duration

Thursday 21st May 2009: 9am - 5.30pm

Location

The Resource Centre,
356 Holloway Road,
London,
N7 6PA

Cost

Price: £275
Early Bird discount applies, see registration form.

Deadline

NB: Last date for bookings 8th May 2009

Objectives

  • Get an up to date understanding of climate science and current and predicted impacts on poor communities;
  • Learn about mechanisms for climate change mitigation;
  • Develop your knowledge of practical climate change adaptation techniques through working on case studies;
  • Hear from a Practical Action staff member about our adaptation project work;
  • Explore the roles and motivations of different actors in the international climate change negotiation process;
  • Examine the links between climate change, poverty and social justice for the poor;
  • Work on a range of exercises with other participants to explore these issues and take back lessons to inform your own work.

Registration

To book your place, return the registration form to:
ella.sprung at practicalaction.org.uk or call 01926 634 403 for more information.

Further Information

For more information on the course and the work PAC do, please see:
www.PracticalAction.org or www.PracticalActionConsulting.org.uk