The Deep announces support for The Great Big Green Week

The Deep in Hull is supporting a national campaign this month highlighting the need for urgent action on climate change.

Ahead of COP26 and the United Nations Climate talks, The Great Big Green Week will see thousands of people taking part in events all over the country between 18-26 September.

Family friendly science demonstrations will be held on the weekends of the 18/19 and 25/26 of September at The Deep.

On Tuesday 28 September from 6:30pm, The Deep will host an of evening of drinks accompanied by talks on climate change from researchers from the University of Hull, including Dr Cath Waller and official COP26 Public Engagement Ambassadors Dr Agota Mockute and Dr Christina C. Roggatz.

Katy Duke, CEO at The Deep, said: “The Deep are delighted to show our support for The Big Green Week and highlight climate change issues with a laid back evening of talks covering topics such as offshore wind, micro plastics and marine chemical ecology. We hope to inspire our visitors to help make a positive change for the climate and for nature.”

Tickets for the event on 28 September are £5 and can be booked here.

Attendees on the night will receive a free Day Plus Pass for The Deep which offers free return visits for 12 months.

Hull City Council declared a climate emergency in April 2019.

In April 2020 the council’s Cabinet approved a 2030 Carbon Neutral Hull Strategy.

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