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Resources from Earth Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Earth Day online programme on 22nd April. Below are videos of all of the pre-recorded contributions, with links to further information about the contributors. You are welcome to use any of these conference materials, we simply ask that you credit the author of the material, and Footsteps […]

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Catch up: Seminar at Tyseley Energy Park

Over 30 academics, faith groups, renewable energy practitioners and local residents gathered at St Cyprian’s Church, Hay Mills, Birmingham to explore together the future of renewable power in Birmingham. The seminar was a sequel to Footsteps annual interfaith walk around the perimeter of the Energy Park  in August.  The seminar focused on the technologies being […]

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Tread Lightly 2019 a success!

Councillor Waseem Zaffar speaking at Tread Lightly

Birmingham faith communities explore ways to address the climate emergency at ‘Tread Lightly’ event. Over 40 people from Birmingham’s diverse faith communities gathered at the Sri Ram Mandir Hindu Temple in Sparkbrook on Sunday 17 November for the fourth ‘Tread Lightly’ interfaith event. The afternoon was coordinated by Footsteps, a project of Birmingham Council of […]

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Low Carbon Travel to Tread Lightly 2019

We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Tread Lightly this Sunday (17th November) at Sree Ram Mandir, Walford Rd, Sparkbrook, B11 1NR (just off the Stratford Road). If you haven’t registered yet, there’s still time to do so! Register for Tread Lightly Below are some options for low carbon travel to the venue from Birmingham […]

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Can Small Businesses help tackle Climate Change?

Chris Martin (Footsteps’ secretary) spoke about the Birmingham climate emergency and the role for faith communities at the recent Harnessing SME Innovation and Tackling Climate Change conference at Birmingham University.  The aim of the conference was to explore how ‘small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs, aka small businesses) can help tackle climate change through innovation. Traditionally […]

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Birmingham Faith Communities call for Action ahead of Climate Strike

Ahead of Climate Strikes in Birmingham on 20th September, an interfaith environmental network has set out how politicians, faith groups and environmental organisations can work together to respond to the climate emergency declared by Birmingham City Council in June. Footsteps (Faiths for a Low Carbon Future) is today publishing a new report: ‘Birmingham Climate Emergency […]

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What’s your story?

Research into people’s motivation to take action on climate change. Hilary Topp has helped us create a survey to find out what action people of faith in Birmingham are taking to tackle climate change. Please help us by completing the survey: The survey enables you to share your story of actions (big or small) to […]

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