An engaging, interactive course in food sustainability

This one-day training course covers essential climate change learning related to food sustainability and is accredited by the Carbon Literacy Project.

The Carbon Literacy Project is a globally unique charity recognised by the United Nations at COP21 in Paris where it was awarded as a TAP100 (one of 100 worldwide Transformative Action Programmes).


Overview:

More than just passive learning, the course makes climate change and sustainability accessible to everyone through video, activities and thought-provoking engagement.

After the course, you will understand the science of climate change, how climate change will affect you and the environment, both geographically and sectorally, with particular reference to farming, land use and food.

Finally, the course leaves you with the positive resources you need to engage in tackling climate change on a personal, organisational and global level.


Content:

How climate is likely to change and how this will affect us and future food security.

Greenhouse Gases, weather and climate including the impact of agriculture, deforestation, food waste, supply chains and land use on climate change.

Understanding pathways to avoiding dangerous climate change including carbon sinks and positive land use.

Understanding climate justice and the geographical implications of climate change.

Carbon footprints and how our actions impact our personal carbon footprint and those of our organisation or community with particular reference to food production and diet.

What is already being done and what remains to be done including the adoption of green energy solutions, circular economies, agroecology and agroforestry and the positive impacts of lifestyle change.


More Information:

This course is a one-day training suitable for individuals and organisations and requires no prerequisite qualifications. Training can be delivered in-house or at a location suitable for your organisation.

Following the successful completion of the course, each learner is awarded a uniquely-coded Carbon Literacy certificate to reference that achievement.

Regular open training sessions for individuals to attend are held in central Manchester at: The Old Bank Residency, Hanover St, Manchester M4 4AH.

Please contact hello@nicolasiddons.co.uk for details of pricing.