Inspirational environmental talks with special guests hosted by Ryedale Environmental Group. All talks take place via Zoom.

Our next talk will be part of the Ryedale Environment week.

Previous REG Talks

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An hour-long presentation on the climate crisis and its solutions. Join Ali Webb, climate change communicator and filmmaker for an interactive and engaging talk that will leave you inspired to take climate action in this crucial year.

This November, the UK will be hosting COP26, the most important climate negotiations since the Paris Agreement. What is a COP? What happens? How is the UK progressing and what can you do? Come along (virtually) to find out the answers.

Ali is a Climate Reality Leader, trained by former US Vice President Al Gore. He runs Change the Climate, a non-profit organisation that educates and inspires citizens through talks, workshops and events.

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Wildlife Gardening
Ros Lilley from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust joins us to discuss how gardens can be beautiful as well as wildlife friendly. All gardens are important and can support wildlife by offering a haven habitat.

Download wildlife friendy plants list here

Recycling Plastics in Ryedale
Jane Robinson, Waste and Recycling Officer at Ryedale District Council presents facts, figures and trends on recycling plastics in Ryedale. Learn what happens to plastics collected and RDC’s plans for the future. Plus hints and tips to reduce your plastic usage.
View the slides here
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Your Digital Carbon Footprint and How to Reduce It by the University of York Students
What price does the planet pay every time we send an email, search in Google, watch Netflix or join a Zoom call? You’d be surprised! Having recently completed a short project on improving business sustainability, a team of four students from York University have come up with some fascinating insights and practical actions we can all take to reduce our digital carbon footprint.
View the slides here
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Paths for Everyone by Helen Gundry, Secretary of Ryedale Cycle Forum
Helen Gundry leads a conversation on why paths for everyone are important, and the recent progress that Ryedale Cycle Forum have made towards some new paths in Ryedale. In this Zoom presentation, Helen will share some of the progress so far,  the designs, route ideas, considerations and hurdles… and ways that you might be able to help. 
Read more about Paths for Everyone HERE
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