Our Planet Your Path

by Antony Jinman in Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom

We did it
On 22nd December 2021 we successfully raised £76,021 with 135 supporters in 49 days

As a legacy to COP26 we’re opening one of the first UK City Centre Climate Hubs right in the heart of Plymouth.

by Antony Jinman in Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom

Merry Christmas, Plymouth!

Phew, what a month!

My name is Martin Holland and I've been writing the last few updates. I'll introduce myself properly at some point but for now let me just say thank you for supporting this project. I really believe it's going to make a huge difference to Plymouth, and hopefully beyond. 

The last couple of weeks have seen Antony preparing to leave as part of the Antarctic Quest 21 Expedition which will be conducting scientific research into climate change and microplastic pollution on the continent. Antony is the deputy leader and will be on that expedition until the 2nd February. In the meantime I will be the main point of contact for the Hub. 

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You can follow the expedition via the website, but if you are a teacher or parent you may be interested in joining the educational outreach component of the expedition being delivered - for free - through the safe online platform at www.liketobe.org 

I mention this for three reasons:

1. This is a very cool expedition and the school outreach program is freely available

2.  So that you know where Antony is (in case you were wondering!)

3. The Hub is intended to be - among other things - a link between the places and people on frontlines of the climate crisis, such as Antarctica, and the people and places at the heart of our own cities and communities. 

So one of the things the Hub will be doing is exhibiting the findings of the Antarctic Quest 21 Expedition as way of engaging people with the global issues so that we can then start conversations about practical local actions. 

Now, before I wish you a Merry Christmas, I have a small favour to ask:

Would you please give us some feedback on the Hub idea by filling out this form.

This is a chance for you to tell us how we can make this project as effective as possible. We want the Hub to be rooted in the community so we really want to hear your ideas about:

  • what it should be called
  • who we should partner with
  • who we might approach to join the management committee
  • and anything else you can think of

Here is the link to the form once more: https://forms.office.com/r/a2tFtbuFPP

That's it for now!

Stay safe, have a fantastic Christmas, and join us in the New Year to make the Plymouth Climate Hub a fantastic reality! 

Merry Christmas!

Martin and the team


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A free coffee or tea

Come a join us for a free coffee or tea once we open!

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Environmental Comic Book (Ages 6+)

We are excited to offer an exclusive opportunity to be the first to pre-order a hardback winter edition of The HAPSIE Hodgepodge. This environmental comic book will make a great Christmas gift for young learners. Check out the Autumn edition here .. https://www.hapsie.com/product-page/the-hapsie-hodgepodge-autumn-2021-pre-order

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Grand opening event

Join us for our opening evening and be the first to see what we have created! Plymouth's Polar Explorer, Dr Antony Jinman will give an opening talk and cut the ribbon to official open 'Our Planet, Your Path'

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Founders wall of fame

Have your name or a nominated family member or friends name added to our founders wall of fame. Plus you'll be invited to our grand opening event.

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Gift voucher to spend in our gift shop

Our gift shop will have a wide range of environmental box activities, games and books to help inspire and engage young learners.

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Event hire

We are offering local businesses the opportunity to hire our venue for your own exclusive event.

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Book Dr Antony Jinman for a Speaking Event

Antony Jinman is the founder of Our Planet Your Path and the 12th Briton to have skied to both the Geographic North Pole, and solo to the South Pole. He is also an accomplished speaker and can deliver tailored talks to your events.

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Carbon literacy training

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