Towards local solutions for net zero: Using Climathons to vision food and farming futures

Simmonds, Philippa ORCID: 0000-0003-3929-4934, Maye, Damian ORCID: 0000-0002-4459-6630, Gardner, Abigail S ORCID: 0000-0003-2994-741X, Ingram, Julie ORCID: 0000-0003-0712-4789 and Raseta, Sofia (2022) Towards local solutions for net zero: Using Climathons to vision food and farming futures. Other. University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham, UK.

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In this policy brief we discuss the need to embed the net zero agenda in small-scale regions, to allow citizens to co-create solutions that are locally relevant. We demonstrate this with evidence from a British Academy-funded project that used adapted “Climathons” as a method to debate food and farming solutions in two UK rural farming regions. This approach was effective in convening rural land use stakeholders, providing space for constructive dialogue, strengthening existing networks and partnerships, and generating locally relevant net zero solutions that are being progressed beyond the event.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Additional Information: Policy brief produced as part of the Eden Valley and Bude Climathon.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rural communities; Net Zero; Sustainable Food; Climate change solutions; Climathon; British Academy
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General) > S589.75 Agriculture and the environment
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > Countryside and Community Research Institute
Research Priority Areas: Place, Environment and Community
Depositing User: Chris Rayfield
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2022 09:45
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2022 12:36

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