About the event

Our panel of sustainability experts from SEI, York Environment Sustainability Institute, Department of Environment and Geography at the University of York and St Nicks Centre for Nature and Green Living will answer the best questions submitted by the public at the event, and will post answers to all questions on the Sustainability Question Time  webpage.

Did you know?
  • Only 5% of the power drawn by a phone charger is used to charge the phone, so remember to turn it off when you are done.
  • A typical microwave uses more electricity to keep its digital clock on standby than it does heating food.
  • In the average home, 75% of the electricity used to power electronics is consumed while the products are on standby.
  • If everyone boiled only the water they needed every time they used the kettle, we could save enough electricity in a year to power the UK’s street lights for seven months.

Source: 15 Surprising Energy Facts

Have a question for the panel?

Ask us anything you like, for example:

  • What is one thing we can do in our household that makes the biggest contribution to carbon zero living?
  • What is the greenest way to keep warm while working from home?
  • What can I do to achieve more sustainable shopping habits?
  • What steps can I take to become zero waste?

Post your questions ahead of the event through our online form  or on Twitter using the hashtag #YorkGreenResolutions.

The event will be chaired by Joanne Morris from SEI, University of York.

Confirmed panellists

  • Dr Alison Dyke – SEI, University of York
  • Dr Karen Parkhill – Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, University of York
  • Ivana Jakubkova – Sustainability Officer, St Nicks
  • Richard Lane – Environmental Campaigner, York Community Energy
  • Jo Cook – PhD student in Environment and Geography, University of York

Register now

To register for this event, click ‘register here’ below.

Register here