Cutting Carbon

Climate Change Catastrophe! (Cap-a-Pie)
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Climate Change Catastrophe! (Cap-a-Pie)

This new online theatre show will give you inspiring perspectives on one of the biggest challenges of our time – climate change. It’s all about what children think about climate change – their hopes, fears and ideas for the future. To make this show we’ve worked with children from across the North of England as…

The Big Bounce festival 2020
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The Big Bounce festival 2020

Watch back the live Youtube events for families from last year’s Big Bounce – a festival of physics in Glasgow’s East End. Join the celebration of physics and how it’s helping to tackle the climate crisis and change the world! The videos are all original content, and are suitable for schools, youth groups and family…

Air Pollution Game
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Air Pollution Game

‘Air Pollution Game’ is about sparking conversations about air pollution and the actions we can all take to reduce it. Have a go with family or friends! This resource from Xplore! Science Discovery Centre is part of the Operation Earth programme. Operation Earth has been created by ASDC in partnership with Natural Environmental Research Council.

How can we get to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050?
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How can we get to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050?

Do you want to find out more about the Paris agreement, or how we can reduce carbon emissions to reach net-zero by 2050? This interactive infographic lets you explore the ways we can reduce emissions and discover the new solutions for capture carbon that could help us reach net-zero by 2050. Visit: You and Your…

Vegetarian or Low-Carbon food at all events
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Vegetarian or Low-Carbon food at all events

For many years, ASDC has been leading by example in striving for largely non-meat catering at the vast majority of our national events. Some of these, for example our conference, attract 200 people for 2 days and the carbon impact of food on this scale is considerable. Largely we have asked for vegetarian or pescatarian….

Solar Panels on the Roof of the National Space Centre in Leicester
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Solar Panels on the Roof of the National Space Centre in Leicester

In February 2019 the roof of the National Space Centre got an exciting make over and it is now home to over 700 solar panels. The solar energy will directly power the running of the National Space Centre, generating approximately 174,000 kilowatt hours of energy annually, and saving 67,000 kilograms of carbon. These solar panels…