Carbon Conversation in Spain - Group 4

Spain, Reus

14 people (volunteers and collaborators of DomSpain and non-formal educators) took part in 6 sessions of the Carbon Conversations organised in Reus by DomSpain. This group was very active and enjoyed the sessions very much. Everybody was already experienced in this field and they all shared personal actions and initiative they already carry out in order to reduce Carbon Footprint. After the sessions, all participants wanted to continue engaged in the project and start their own groups.

The sessions were organised as follows:

1st session: Introduction
- Introduction of the course, main objectives and aims and responsibilities of the students.
- What is climate change
- Materials and structure of the course
- Ice-breaking activities and related to the topics such as global warming, how to save energy…)

2nd session: Home and energy
- The meaning of home
- Planning for a low-carbon house
- Get to know your house. Practical actions – “Good Housekeeping”

3rd session: Travelling and Transport
- What’s the problem with transport and travel?
- Get to know your journeys
- What do we transport and how
- Production and transport of goods

4th session: Food and Water
- Food worries and connected problems
- CO2 in the food (production, processing, packaging, transport)
- Easy steps to a healthy low-CO2 diet

5h session: Consumption and Waste
- Environment and economics
- Meeting basic needs
- Throwing things away

6th session: Planning for change
- Practical actions – “Collective Actions”
- Options for low-carbon transport

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