Resources

Tackling climate change through culture in cities

By Julie’s Bicycle and World Cities Culture Forum
Julie’s Bicycle has been working in partnership with World Cities Culture Forum (WCCF) – a network of 38 global cities who share a belief in the vital role of culture in their future prosperity – to support its member cities to understand, connect and scale-up their culture and climate change agenda. The WCCF report celebrates the good practices of 14 cities within the World Cities Culture Forum membership.

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The Colour Green

By Julie’s Bicycle
The Colour Green is a podcast hosted by Baroness Lola Young in conversation with artists and activists of colour, at the forefront of social innovation – connecting climate justice, race, power and inequality.

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Julie’s Bicycle Resource Library

By Julie’s Bicycle
A rich library of free resources, 
including guides, case studies, webinars, practical tools and support on how to take climate action now, is available on the Julie’s Bicycle website.

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Season for Change

By Arts Admin and Julie’s Bicycle
Season for Change is a UK-wide programme of cultural responses celebrating the environment and inspiring urgent action on climate change. Season for Change is led by Artsadmin and Julie’s Bicycle with involvement from arts and cultural organisations across the UK.

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Crisis: Principles for Just and Creative Responses

By participants of the Julie’s Bicycle Creative Climate Leadership Training, delivered in partnership with EcoArts Connections, the University of Arizona, and the Colorado European Union Center for Excellence.
From 8-14 March 2020, a cohort of artists, arts administrators, cultural workers and scientists from across the US and Canada gathered at Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona for the first CCL USA course
. In the midst of an intimate learning and leadership exchange focused on developing creative responses for a new climate future, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic escalated in the United States and around the world and the participants of CCL USA offer these principles for crisis as a guide for responding creatively and justly to whatever may arise. Available in English, Spanish and French

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Sustaining Great Art: Arts Council England Environmental Report 2018/19

By Julie’s Bicycle
Julie’s Bicycle has been working in partnership with Arts Council England since 2012 to inspire environmental action across the arts and culture sector, with a focus on long-term funding partners, the National Portfolio Organisations. This guide presents key findings from the Arts Council England Environmental Reporting programme 2018/19.

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Art for the Planet’s Sake

By IETM, COAL, on the move and Hannah Van Den Bergh
Climate change engulfs us. Scientists inform us that our civilisation is nearing collapse, unless we implement a radical change towards a low-carbon and low-resource economy. Tapping into a different instinct and rationale than political rhetoric, corporate sales-patter and scientific data, art prepares us for this change – not in calculations but in humanity.

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GALA Funding and Resources Guide (second edition)

By on the move
The Green Art Lab Alliance funding and resources guide – second edition is the updated edition of the guide first produced in 2015: The first inventory of public and private, international, European, national, regional and local funds, calls and initiatives to support arts and culture projects on environmental sustainability.

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Communicating Sustainability

By Julie’s Bicycle
This guide will help communications professionals learn how to build a stronger brand by communicating their organisation’s sustainability activities. It will help sustainability champions learn how to better engage your communications colleagues on taking action. It will give you the structure, insights and principles needed to develop external sustainability communications for your own unique situation.

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Green Mobility Guide

By Julie’s Bicycle, commissioned by on the move
The Green Mobility Guide offers practical recommendations on touring and mobility projects for the performing arts, including case studies and resources. Available in English, French, Italian, German and Chinese.

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Fit for the Future Guide: Investing in Environmentally Sustainable Buildings

By Julie’s Bicycle
This guide will help you to integrate environmental sustainability in capital projects from conception through to completion. It focuses mainly on larger capital projects and redevelopment of existing buildings and infrastructure, but is also relevant to smaller capital projects and new builds. Case studies cover a range of capital projects in terms of scale and type of investment, art form and location, and environmental solutions. It also provides an overview of environmental technologies and of key sources of environmental funding and finance of relevance for capital projects.

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Sustainable Production Guide

By Julie’s Bicycle
This guide will cover production management, lighting, sound and AV, set design, scenic art and construction, wardrobe and stage fabrics, cast, communications and marketing.

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