At Co-ops Congress in June, attendees supported the notion that co-ops should aspire to be fossil fuel free by 2030. In this article we explore the thinking behind the goal and what it might mean for co-ops.
Unpicking the goal
Why fossil fuels? A fundamental cause of the current climate change dilemma is the burning of fossil fuels. The goal could be about carbon but focusing on fossil fuels gets to the root of the problem.