ABOUT US

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.  We became a registered charity with charitable incorporated organisation status in December 2021.

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TRUSTEES

Our trustees are all willing to proactively support the coalition's purpose. Our trustees 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). 

CHAIR

Professor Neil Coles.

VICE CHAIR

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

SUB-GROUPS

Our expert sub-groups include members from many organisations. Applications are invited from other suitable candidates. 

Communications & engagement

Energy

Land use & agriculture 

Sustainable transport 

Housing (not yet active, please let us know if you wish to join)

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 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.