What’s on – Public Meetings

Two of CAI’s trustees offer their views on this question looking beyond the carbon footprint of meat and plant-based diets to consider other issues such as what the UK’s landscape and farming might look like if we all went vegan, the health and ethical implications of eating meat and dairy, and a personal take on life after cheese.
Steve Peel trained in agriculture and worked in research and consultancy, specialising in grassland for dairy and meat production.
Mike Daw is currently working towards a PhD focusing on diet and psychological experiences.

Attendees are encouraged to make their own contributions and some time will be allocated for discussion on what actions CAI might consider in this area.

You can register for the event here:-


Rick Battarbee gave a talk via Zoom entitled “Water in the Dales: are we keeping up with climate change?” on 8th December.

A recording of his talk is available here

What’s on – Workgroup  Meetings.  All meetings are via Zoom

At our meeting on 18th January Amy Stidworthy of CERC (Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants) gave a talk about air pollution and its measurement, harmful effects, etc. to inform our deliberations about what we might do next on this front.  She included thoughts on air pollution in Ilkley particularly around the Brook St/Leeds Rd area.

Her presentation is now available to view or download   20210118_CAI_IntroductionToAirPollution

Details of this meeting with registration link and Agenda are available here  CAI General Meeting Agenda-9 Mar 2021

Minutes of the previous  General Meeting are available here  CAI General Meeting Minutes-24 Nov 2020