Coaching and Advice
heard a lot about peak oil, climate change, and ecological footprint. What does it mean for us? Is it
just someone else's problem?
it isn't. Soaring fuel prices affect all of us, but people who were aware
of the coming oil peak a few years before it became popular news, planned
accordingly and are now reaping the benefits ahead of everyone else.
know that houses, work places, cars, aeroplanes, food and consumer goods
all contribute to climate change and other environmental problems. Most
of us really like the idea of making positive changes before being coerced
by legislation, but it is not always easy to find clear and concise information
on the most effective solutions.
This is where we can help.
good news is, it doesn't mean a life of lentils and hair shirts!
With support, the right information and an optimistic outlook, the transformation
can be rewarding, entertaining as well as money-saving.
Take a look at Our Footprint where we have tried this experiment on our own premises.
Contact us to discuss ways we can help you: 0845
the last 7 years we have been working on reducing our own ecological footprint,
and also developed a series of innovative projects and studies with several
- Courses and Events - our education and outreach initiative, hosting weekend courses in
association with Schumacher
Greenlinks is an expanding network of local economy projects using
local directories as a foundation for supporting sustainable local communities.
- Author and photographer Elaine Brook is Gaia Partnership's coach - she works with organisations
and individuals to facilitate an understanding of their ecological footprint
in an accessible and enjoyable way.
- National conferences, Soil, Soul, Society, organised in partnership
with Resurgence. in which 200
business leaders, local government and other interested delegates spent
3 days exchanging ideas with environmental experts Jonathon Porrit (Forum
for the Future), John Todd (Ocean Arks International), Peter Harper
(CAT), Ed Mayo (New Economics Foundation), Satish Kumar (Resurgence)
and many more.
Rural Foodlinks. A short study in partnership with the Black Environment
Network, exploring the possibilities for Herefordshire farmers to supply
specialist foods to the Asian communities in Birmingham.
Gaia by the Pound'; Educational workshop and discussion forum for
the Women's Environment Network.
advice for Ecocabin project in
Shropshire, which is now benefiting from 95% occupancy.
- We've been working on
reducing our own ecological footprint over the last 7 years and have
a wealth of first-hand experience of what actually
works and what doesn't!