My local council tried to ignore the #ParisAgreement – They shouldn’t

Strategic Environment, Planning & Transport Committee 23-NOV-2016
With regards to Meeting 23 November 2016 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber
Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU
Committee Administrator(s)
Peter Driver.

Please see our concerns, cccrdg-concern_rbc_strategic-environment-planning-and-transport-committee-23-nov-16

A signed copy has been delivered to the Reading Borough Council.


For further information: ECO4CLIM_Rdg’s Climate Organisers in Reading: Carl Emerson-, eco4clim @ cccrdg .org .uk or Tanja Rebel – tanjarebel @ hotmail .com



#ParisAgreement #AccordDeParis #NewUrbanAgenda #NuevaAgendaUrbana #ReadingCouncil #Habitat3 #SDGs #GlobalGoals #Agenda2030 #Go100RE

The new Leaders – Women

The role of non-state actors

Heading to COP22, Marrakech after featuring prominently at COP21 will be the community of non?state actors, chief among them cities, regions and businesses. A conference on low?carbon technologies will bring together representatives from the top universities. And the “Women Leaders and the Global Transformation” summit planned for November 16, 2016 will host women politicians, NGO chairs and CEOs in Marrakech, Morocco (See Close?Up: “Non-State Actors: Better Organized Every Year“).

#ParisAgreement #AccordDeParis #NewUrbanAgenda #NuevaAgendaUrbana #ReadingCouncil #Habitat3 #SDGs #GlobalGoals #Agenda2030 #Go100RE #Localgov #Women4Climate
#ParisAgreement #AccordDeParis #NewUrbanAgenda #NuevaAgendaUrbana #ReadingCouncil #Habitat3 #SDGs #GlobalGoals #Agenda2030 #Go100RE #Localgov #Women4Climate


Women Leaders and the Global Transformation Summit Under the High Patronage of His Majesty the King Mohammed VI

In the Context of the adoption of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals and the historic Paris Climate Agreement at COP21, both followed by the perspective COP22 in Marrakech, the Kingdom of Morocco is convening a worldwide summit on Women Leaders and Global Transformation needed to bring humanity on a low carbon economy trajectory. Through an impressive gathering of active women leaders in different sectors, from all horizons (business CEOs, City Mayors, NGO activists , Politicians, Scientists) this unique Summit was an opportunity to reiterate the new paradigm shift this is happening globally in the area of sustainable development, climate mitigation and adaptation due to solutions provided by women.

Women Leaders and the Global Transformation Summit took place Wednesday, 16 November, Palmeraie Golf Palace – Marrakech, Morocco

White Paper “Women, health and climate, moving on in #togethernessship towards #Call4Climate@COP22”

Strongly mobilized via the call of 08 December 2015 at the COP21, the networks Supplement of Women and Sustainable Development continue to alert by launching a white paper entitled “Women, health, climate, move together towards the COP22 and beyond” Of the conference of 16 November 2016 with the Ministry of Families for Children and Women’s Rights, the Ministry of Environment Morocco at Palmeraie Golf Palace – Marrakech. This publication gathers 22 testimonies of women and men, from the private or public sphere, working in their own way against climate change and its impact on women and health.

Livre Blanc “Femmes, santé, climat, avançons ensemble vers la COP22” from Appel Climat Santé
@HElHaiteCop22 Nov 17
Signature of the Global Alliance of the ancestral know-how for climate

Annakhil, Royaume du Maroc

All unsustainable unfairness must STOP here and now;

@Regions20 Nov 17
Congratulations to
, then to the top of the women leaders  the for the Presidency of the green background for women! @ArnoldUpdate

@ECO4CLIM_Rdg Nov 16

Roundup by moderator M. Sabban Declaration Women Leaders and…

@CCCRdg Nov 16

Climate Solidarity Roundup by moderator M. Sabban Declaration Women Leaders and the Glocal’ TRAN…

@CCCRdg Nov 16

Roundup by moderator M. Sabban Declaration Women Leaders and the Glocal’ Summit

@Nasseneba_Toure Nov 16

Avec Mme Dominique SERRA Directrice Générale de la Holding



@IrinaBokova Nov 16

Thank you for the initiative. Access to clean energy leads to & is a key to fight

@natashai16 Nov 16
Thnx to supporting women in their fight against climate change 🌟

@Awwad_Nouhad Nov 16

Yohoo AKON is here at women leaders summit and talking about the need of electricity that he was deprived off in his childhood.

@HElHaiteCop22 Nov 16

Solar lights go down the street crime, allow the children to do their homework –

Thank you your commitment for the pr and pr struggle against the ! Let’s tackle !

@natashai16 Nov 16

Conclusions of the with Fathia Bennis and

@CCCRdg Nov 16
@ECO4CLIM_Rdg Nov 16

@natashai16 Nov 16
Bravo an example of fighting spirit and hope for women in the Cape Verde! We must all stay mobilized

@MyMaestroni Nov 16
‘Solidarity’, “humility”, “diversity + universality” conditions for the challenge of the climate fight
@natashai16 Nov 16
Nice work on the solidarity and unity of to the
The poem on climate change that shocked the UN
@CCCRdg Nov 16

Marshall Islands Poem Has Powerful Message for Women Leaders “Tell Men”

leaders, read at the moment at the top

@MyMaestroni Nov 16
From Marshall Isl inspiring lesson of wisdom+engagement. Women leadership at work to fight climate change

@HElHaiteCop22 Nov 16

. calls for to mobilize – and demand a clean, resilient and just energy system

We are here to support you and show that women are major actresses of combat change AC. –

@DerekaPieper Nov 16

Women have to be fully engaged if will be reached at

@CCCRdg Nov 16

on at Womens Leaders and the Peace & security

@IrinaBokova Nov 16
Women are not only victims of the , they are carriers of solutions

@CCCRdg Nov 16

M. Robinson reflect on “Doha miracle” & Focus on

@COP22 Nov 16
“We need examples of women in first line of action for the climate, resilient and ready to fight back,” Mary Robinson

@natashai16 Nov 16
Thanks to for his support in fault in women in their fight against climate change

@HElHaiteCop22 Nov 16
Mary Robinson congratulated the Moroccan women’s leadership for their commitments

Tomorrow is the first climate justice day – Robinson

The transition won’t happen without the and we need the transitional – Mary Robinson
Thank you and bravo @ @ for opening of the Women leaders Summit & global transformation

??🗓 Let’s tackle ! join the Women Leaders and the Global Transformation Summit tommorow the the winter solstice goes on… _ _ _ …

#ENVIRONMENT / @UNFCCC #COP22 Wrap Up | #Marrakech, #Morocco

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/Climate Change Centre Reading (CCCRdg), who participated in COP 22, which closed on Saturday, 19 November, The meeting rode on the momentum from Paris the uncertainty created by the US election outcome, During the closing plenary, developing countries, expressed concern that this momentum was for post-2020 action, which requires industrialised nations to take the lead.

Produced by Asheline Appleton. Filmed/edited by Herman Njoroge Chege

Below a “glocal” achievment list for local Reading Borough Council and Reading 2050 to commit to of Climate Action Tracker’s ten short-term target, in the footsteps of the Marrakech Vision –


1)       Electricity: sustain the growth rate of renewables and other zero and low carbon power until 2025 to reach 100% by 2050

2)      Coal: no new coal plants, reduce emissions from coal by at least 30% by 2025

3)      Road transport: last fossil fuel car sold before 2035

4)      Aviation and shipping: develop and get agreement on a 1.5°C compatible vision

5)      New buildings: all new buildings fossil-free and near zero energy by 2020

6)      Building renovation: increase rates from <1% in 2015 to 5% by 2020

7)      Industry:  all new installations in emissions-intensive sectors are low-carbon after 2020; maximise material efficiency

8)      Reduce emissions from forestry and other land use to 95% below 2010 levels by 2030, stop net deforestation by the 2020s

9)      Commercial agriculture:  keep emissions at or below current levels, establish and disseminate regional best practice, ramp up research

10)  CO2 removal: begin research and planning for negative emissions


Cities100 proves that innovative and progressive climate action is well underway in cities around the world. Here are 100 solutions from 61 cities which show how local governments around the world are taking the necessary steps to mitigate and adapt to climate change, while at the same time creating valuable co-benefits for their economies, communities and citizens’ health. Click below

/Team Ecopreneurs for the Climate in Reading – Climate Change Centre Reading

Press release on #ECO4CLIM16’s global results and participation in #COP22

The Ecopreneurs for the Climate in Reading, from Paris to Marrakech with sustainable business solutions to climate change – #COP22 #EarthToMarrakech


Please see Press Release – November 14, 2016

And let’s make noise on social media this week seizing the #COP22 chance!

From #EarthtoMarrakech we go


For further information:

#ECO4CLIM_Rdg’s Climate Organisers in Reading: Carl Emerson-,  or Tanja Rebel –

Climate Organiser – Climate Change Center Reading / #ECO4CLIM_Rdg
Contact info – eco4clim @ cccrdg .org .uk
On Twitter – @ECO4CLIM_Rdg

Sustainable Urban Opportunities for Dummies 2016

Sustainable Development Goals No. 11 plus No. 5 – #SDG11 + #SDG5
Vision – suggested ECO4CLIM_Rdg Climate, Innovation +Jobs Draft Strategy w/ target: Urban eco-philosophy will, in a few years, develop 50 labs across the world / empower more than 500 urban ecopreneurs / generate 3,000 green jobs and directly avoid hundreds of tons of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere.

Urbanisation and industrialisation has gradually led people away from living in natural environment depriving them of the health benefits of nature such as natural light, green views, local biodiversity, and natural landscapes.

Anyone can, contribute to a sustainable and resilient city structure as long they stay within to the city’s territorial boundaries and do not trespass it’s surrounding greenbelt. If new land is taken for development the case is lost.

The magic “Glocal” urban safe formula has formed from the perspective less is more, such as “back to the basics concept” or just “keep it simple”;

  • A healthy environment is based on healthy (100% clean) quality levels in soil, water and air, this is ecology.
  • A healthy social environment (society) is based on fundamental humane values (all living beings included) wholesome eating, living and interaction.

There are about 1000 #urban videos circulating the web
The following eight videos will explain most of it, what you are missing you can Google.





Why not support our next generation and share the hashtag #COY12

This three minute video explains all you need to know about the 2015 Paris Agreement and how it will help to address climate change and promote the sustainable development goals (SDGs). The Paris Agreement entered into force on 4 November 2016, creating binding commitments. The video highlights the need for further ambition by governments and businesses.Track 0 is releasing an animated video - The  in a Nutshell - Inspiring decisive action on climate change, to get on track for a zero emissions future compatible with the Paris Agreement and 1.5°C limit

Over a hundred advanced Conventions, Treaties, Agreements and Frameworks have been globally agreed and put in place during 2016. We decided to take a look at a handful of simpler declarations, of thousands of papers, policies, guidelines and text documents.

In writing Climate Change Centre Reading (CCCRdg) has added 7 current general Declarations on sustainability and protection, women leaders and the global transformation, to deeply consider for local government implementation;

Basque Declaration


UNEP – Principle 10 and the Bali Guideline –

Nantes Declaration of climate actors –

UNACLA Quito Declaration –

Global Climate Action Agenda – The “feminization of urbanisation” Roadmap –

Belt and Road- New Path to Regional Development ––.html

The Marrakech Vision –

How can resilient cities buy us time to secure and safeguard our habitats against coming superstorms?

Based on the fact that everything is connected, how do we know which pathways to follow?

The way forward is lasting habitats CO2lutions* enhancing Garden or Wildlife Cities, car free with underground density functions where all of us take on a purpose driven keepers role. These spatial urban aerial habitats are disaster response ready of course.

43 urban innovations that could be applied to the #Reading2050 vision,


* We also need to undertake a work programme under the CP21/New Urban Agenda framework for SDG11 + SDG5 approaches to sustainable safe development with the objective of considering how to enhance linkages and create synergy between, inter alia, mitigation, adaptation, finance, technology transfer and capacity-building, and how to facilitate the implementation and coordination of SDG11 + SDG5 approaches.


#WTPD2016 #climatechance #COP22 #innovation #cities #Climathon #CWNYC #Innovationmonth #InnoTrans2016 #Business #RE100 #IoE #Sustainability #ParisAgreement #AccordDeParis #SDG11 #Changemaker #villes #regions #smartcities #startup #energy #entrepreneur #climat #climate #renewable #economy #NetZero #EnergyStorage #sharing #BatteryStorage #Photosyntesis #SBI45 #SBSTA45 #CMA 1 #APA

Reading_ECO4CLIM – Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2016 – 28 Oct 2016 -Global

Reading_ECO4CLIM – Ecopreneurs for the Climate 2016 – 28 Oct 2016 -Global

PressRelease_Reading_ECO4CLIM – Climate Innovation +Jobs Draft Strategy Outcome Document 1 November 2016

The “Ecopreneurs for the Climate” gathered last week in 14 different countries to leverage sustainable businesses tackling climate change – Please see #ECO4CLIM_Rdg

Enclosed our initial, #ECO4CLIM_Rdg “draft strategy outcome document 31 October 2016” from the first Ecopreneurs meeting in Reading. We hope that Reading and its stakeholders will commit to a zero emissions vision together with “green” companies acting as an economic engine for the region.

Climate Change Centre Reading focus on how to reduce cities emissions as quickly as possible. More and more cities set net zero targets between 2040 and 2050. The question is no more when or how much, only how.

It has been a remarkable year with all treaties and agreements, conventions and declarations coming in place being agreed globally. With a staggering incredible development of daily new energy CO2lutions and Climate Innovations, with ongoing new climate preparedness worldwide, we believe local emissions reductions could happen much faster aided by leaders that are committed to taking the crucial right decisions. It is the local government and its stakeholder responsibility to implement zero targets decisions.

As the planet is warming and more and more refugees of food shortage are seeking urban shelter for protection, demanding right to protection, cities need not only adequate housing but adequate climate housing. The cradle of life is ecology, climate innovation for urban growth is where one can have most impact to improve soil, water and air quality for all (Permaculture principles and the unnecessary principle). What is needed is reservation, sustainable use and restoration of ecosystems and biodiversity, with the dual objective of mitigating climate change and adapting Reading region to its effects. It is essential to reduce the human footprint whilst the planet’s population is growing.

Target: Thanks to partnerships and companies’ generous contributions this eco-campaign will, in a few years, develop 50 labs across the world / empower more than 500 ecopreneurs / generate 3,000 green jobs and directly avoid hundreds of tons of CO2 emissions into the atmosphere.

Please see suggested ECO4CLIM_Rdg Climate Innovation +Jobs Draft Strategy Outcome Document 31 October 2016,

As the Ecopreneurs of Reading we would like to connect new climate innovation with green business. In the name of Ecopreneurs” green entrepreneurs” US are forming a British Wing (Bat) Flap for climate CO2lutions with the aim to reduce release of carbon dioxide CO2 and other toxic Greenhouse gases and prevent 100’ tonnage from leaking out in to the Greenhouse gas area causing further warming.

We address these direct implications to one day hit the Greater Reading Area as food shortages, hurricanes, disaster relief, flooding, home insurance, wildfires, water scarcity, heat waves, national security, droughts, lost wages and air conditioning #BeforetheFlood

The Global Context; Cities today occupy approximately only 2% of the total land, however:

  • 70% of the Economy (GDP)
  • 60% of Global Energy Consumption (more than)
  • 70% of Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • 70% Global Waste

Zero vision CO2lutions are urgently needed in cities morph into Green business resource Eco systems

Suggested Innovation: Shadow Local Government to voice the people’s sustainable initiatives and create a balance between general stakeholders like business, organisations and academia. “Bridge the gap” to achieve the best possible democratic outcome for the benefit of sustainability, quality of life and long term health indicators.

“Ecopreneurs for the Climate” is rooted on the leadership of its climate organisers, working at the intersection of business and civil society in their communities; the extensive support provided by its sustainable business networks; and the wide reach of its global partners, including Impact Hub, SwitchMed, Green Shift Africa,, GreenEcoNet, and the NESI Forum.


For more information:

For further information, contact ECO4CLIM_Rdg’s Climate Organisers in Reading: Carl Emerson- eco4clim @cccrdg .org .uk alt. Tanja Rebel – tanjarebel @ hotmail .com

Download: PressRelease_Reading_ECO4CLIM – Climate Innovation +Jobs Draft Strategy Outcome Document 1 November 2016

Laboratory of Climate Innovation
• Identify challenges arising from the changing climate: mitigation and adaptation / resilience
• Co-create enterprise solutions at the heart of the ecosystems of the green economy

3 challenges of importance to reduce CO2 emissions for Berks region as soon as possible:
• 1 urgent need 2020 is a CO2lution that can be trialled and implemented within 6 months
• 1 medium term need 2030 is a CO2lution that exist but needs to be implemented
• 1 long term need 2050 is a CO2lution that needs innovation

ECO4CLIM_Rdg draft strategy outcome document 31 October 2016 #WorldCitiesDay