ABOUT US

The Harrogate District Climate Change Coalition is an independent collaborative group of businesses, public sector organisations and voluntary groups, which promotes and supports greenhouse gas reduction activities throughout the Harrogate District. 

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MEMBERSHIP

Coalition board and sub-group members are drawn from organisations who are willing to proactively support the coalition's purpose. Board members are leaders in a wide range of sectors. For example: commercial businesses, education, voluntary community groups and the public sector (including representation from the Public Services Leadership Board). 

 

Current active board and sub-group members represent the following organisations: CNG Ltd, Energy Oasis, Goosemoor Organics, Harrogate District Cycle Action, Harrogate and District Community Action (HADCA), Harrogate Borough Council, Harrogate College, Harrogate District Hospital, Highways England, Nidderdale AONB, North Yorkshire County Council, Techbuyer Ltd, University of Leeds, White Rose Forest, Woodmeadow Trust, Yorkshire Energy Systems, Zero Carbon Harrogate.

 

Further information available from notes of meetings.

CHAIR

Professor Neil Coles, University of Leeds.

VICE CHAIR

Councillor Phil Ireland, Harrogate Borough Council Cabinet Member for Carbon Reduction and Sustainability.

SUB-GROUPS

Climate Action Festival 2021 working group

Communications & Engagement

Energy

Land use and agriculture 

Sustainable Transport 

Housing (not yet active, let us know if you are able to be part of this activity)

ARRANGEMENTS - FUTURE

The Harrogate District Climate Change Coalition is seeking to draw further on the expertise available within local businesses, organisations and communities as well as local universities and regional organisations. Get involved or contact us for more information. 

SKILLS WE MIGHT NEED

In order to support a rapid transition to net zero it is likely that the skills and experience we require from our partners will vary as the work of the Harrogate District Climate Change Coalition develops. Get involved or contact us for more information.