► How do we engage Communities in Climate Action? Practical Learnings from the Coal Face
Practical Learnings from the Coal Face
Rural topic(s): Civic engagement, local governance and dialogue
Date of publication: May 1, 2019
This reports draws from the proceedings of a workshop organised in the frame of the National Dialogue on Climate Action in Ireland.
Climate action practitioner community and MaREI researchers offer a set of recommendations and insights into leveraging different community engagement approaches and methodologies in the area of climate action.
The topics presented are related to:
Key principles of community engagement in Climate action – what works and what doesn’t?
General themes: awareness raising, engagement, empowerment and action, governance and resources
Scale of intervention : National
Keywords: empowerment of rural communities, climate change, citizen participation, civil society dialogue