Our Planet Events

Our Planet Our Future continues… with events and videos.

Our Planet Our Future was a festival of ideas about sustainability, featuring local speakers presenting interesting and sometimes novel perspectives about moving towards a more sustainable life and lower carbon economy. The event was kindly hosted at Rothamsted Research in Harpenden on 21st April 2018 and compered by Susan Watts, its head of communications.  Videos of the talks are available here.

Our Planet Our Future continues at The Harpenden Arms 

Low Impact Christmas

20th November 2018, 7.30pm to 9.30pm

upstairs at The Harpenden Arms, 188 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2TR.

Join us for an inspiring evening with expert speakers and opportunities for questions, discussion and networking.
Come along to hear ideas and then join in the discussion about how to enjoy a sustainable Christmas season – presents, food and things to make!

Get ready for your Low Impact Christmas!

the event is free, book here

Carolina Karlstrom, Low Carbon Lifestyle
Please note – this event has been postponed to

14th January 2019, 7.30pm to 9.30pm

upstairs at The Harpenden Arms, 188 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2TR.

Carolina will discuss the opportunities and challenges to living a low carbon lifestyle, seeking to inspire!

No one can do everything and we can all do something.

Join us for an inspiring evening with our guest speaker and opportunities for questions, discussion, and networking.

the event is free, book here

** more about Carolina**

Carolina is a mother, partner, blogger, entrepreneur, hobby-poet, sister and daughter – wanting to make positive change in the world.

Carolina has extensive experience from the clean energy/sustainability sector, and have recently finished her MSc in Sustainability at Ashridge Business School. She is an inspirational blogger, writing guest blogs for https://www.edie.net/and The Planet Mark. Aiming to show how individual passion can create change, she leads the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) network in London, this is a grassroots network of change makers raising awareness, connecting people and inspiring to action towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Carolina loves walking in nature – in fact her MSc thesis was all about walking!

Carolina’s blog is here: lowcarbonwoman.com

** Dates for your diary.. further Our Planet Our Future events **

Monday 11th February and Monday 11th March

All these meetings will be held in the upstairs room at The Harpenden Arms, 188 High Street, Harpenden, AL5 2TR (a short walk from Harpenden Station).

We are grateful to The Harpenden Arms for their support for these events.

Our Planet Our Future Speakers and their videos

Through generous funding from the Harpenden Trust, we can provide video of the talks for those who were unable to attend the live event here.

The Art Installation

We also had an art installation on the day, with three trees sponsored by Ayletts, upon which delegates wrote their sustainability pledges on parcel labels.

These trees are being planted across the District.

Thank you to our sponsors, supporters and volunteers