Climate Focus Event in West Cornwall – What are the environmental impacts of the new space port?

8th October 2021 in Environment, Events, Local News

Melisssa Thorpe, Head of Spaceport Cornwall, will be giving a presentation about how she wants the Spaceport to set a new standard for environmentally sustainable space launches. 

The new Spaceport is a massive opportunity for Cornwall, creating new jobs and generating up to £250 million for Cornwall’s economy. But what are the environmental and sustainability implications of this massive enterprise?  

Come along to hear from Melissa to find out about Spaceport’s plans and how they are working to create a positive influence on the environment. There will be opportunity for Melissa to answer questions after the presentation.  

Where & when?

The event will be held on Thursday 14th October at 4:30pm via Zoom as a Webinar. 

Join the meeting here: (Passcode: 539194)

Who is hosting this event?

This event, hosted by Derek Thomas MP, and Pippa Stilwell, WI Climate Ambassador is part of a series of meetings exploring how we can: 

  • Better inform and engage local residents in relation to climate change 
  • Understand what action can be taken locally to support climate change action groups and Cornwall Council in their efforts to address the impacts of climate change 
  • Understand Government policy and scrutinise it’s effectiveness in reducing carbon emissions and protecting the natural environment 

If you have any questions, please email Derek Thomas MP:  [email protected]

Please note: This is not a Penzance Council event.

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