New Senedd report alert 🎺💃🕺🎶🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿

Recommendations include:
* Action plan describing how the Deep Dive actions are being implemented
* Wales should be a net exporter of renewable energy
* Grid comes out as a massive issue (unsurprising!) but what is surprising is that UK govt is apparently 'unaware' of grid issues in mid Wales

Get it for yourself at lnkd.in/erAfRS37, yng Nghymraeg lnkd.in/ekJ-sBiB

is asking people to fill out their survey for 'state of open 2022'.

Just don't blame us for the fact they are using google forms for it hahahhaa

docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

Like exploring south ? Want to help create a network of walking routes that connect the region's towns, cities and landscapes?

Join Slow Ways for a special effort to see how many routes we can walk and review in a weekend.

Find out more: stories.slowways.org/the-slow-

This podcast about insects is well worth a listen. Mostly unloved, unknown or misunderstood, they are a key component of the whole ecosystem 🐝🐛🦋🐞🐜🪰🦟🪲🪳🦗🕸️
theguardian.com/news/audio/202

"Less chocolate and more cockroaches" unless we use fewer chemicals in our gardens and farmland. There are lessons for agriculture policy-makers, and anybody with a garden here

Cross-party group in on open rights and democracy this Wednesday 30 March.

MEETING AGENDA
1. Sarah Murphy MS (Chair) Welcome, introductions and minutes of last meeting

2. Jim Killock (ORG) - Present Social Partnership Bill and Procurement: Digital Rights and Open Source Perspective

3. Simon Phipps: Open source as an opportunity for Wales

4. Amanda Brock: Open UK

5. Jim Killock (ORG) - Discussion introduction: connecting open soure community in Wales

Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant hapus! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿💞

We had the great pleasure of launching our White Paper on the benefits of to Wales today, at the new cross-party group for digital rights at the Senedd 🙏

Read the blog 👀 and download the White Paper at afallen.cymru/2022/02/17/reapi

We're delighted to welcome Joseph Kidd of Venn Associates as our new Partner 🤗🤝

He'll bring decades of experience from engineering, project management and renewable energy, as well as expertise from running his own consultancy 🙌

afallen.cymru/2022/02/01/afall

Chwilio am rhywbeth newydd am 2022 🤔🤷 Beth am ymuno'r Pwyllgor Rheolaeth Parc Cenedlaethol ​🙌👏🙋🤩

Ceisiadau'n cau dydd Gwener am 5pm ⬇️⬇️⬇️ docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAI

Welsh Government's 'deep dive' into is complete! gov.wales/written-statement-ou

There are some interesting proposals here:

* Ambition to scale up much more renewable energy 📈
* Develop a National Energy Plan by 2024 📑
* Supporting behaviour change (this is vital!!) ✊👏
* A Wales Energy System Architect 🤔🧐
* A review of the consenting process ✔️
* Using procurement to support the sector 💷
* Support for community energy 🦸

And many more.

This important blog post by Professor Martin Innes of Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd for the Institute of Welsh Affairs talks about the susceptibility of to disinformation (spoiler alert - we are highly susceptible 😲), mirroring the commentary provided over the years by our own @davidoclubb on the risk to Wales' democracy from social media.

iwa.wales/agenda/2021/08/disin

Our Partner, David Clubb, is quoted in this BBC Wales News piece about coastal flooding and erosion bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-578527 🗣️🎙️🗞️

We first blogged about the issue in November 2019 👇👇 afallen.cymru/2019/11/13/wales

This looks interesting - Welsh Government has set up a blog seeking views on the development of streams of work arising from the WFG legislation

shapingwalesfuture.blog.gov.wa

Take a look and submit your comments - we are really pleased that the blog has an RSS feed to streamline keeping up with the news!

Don't forget the plants! 🌹🍂🌿🌵🏵️🍄

As our climate shifts into a more destructive, heat-driven epoch, so plant life will change across the globe. This Yale School of the Environment article uses the fossil record to highlight some likely impacts.

What will be the impact in ?

e360.yale.edu/features/as-clim

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