Climate Week launch venue announced

13 Jan 2014

Final details have been announced for a seven-day campaign aimed at raising global warming awareness.

The official launch of Climate Week 2014 will be held on site at Ecobuild at ExCel in London's Royal Victoria Dock.

Ecobuild is the world's leading event for sustainable design, construction, energy and the built environment.

Climate Week will run from March 3-9 with the start taking place at The North Arena on March 4 at 1.30pm, the event's organisers have announced.

The campaign has the backing of notable politicians, musicians and footballers.

These include the Prime Minister, David Cameron, Lord Deben, the chairman of the committee on Climate Change, Sir Paul McCartney, and former Manchester United and England footballer Gary Neville.

The national launch will begin a schedule of more than 3,000 events aimed at heightening awareness of the risks of climate change and forwarding solutions to tackle the problem.

The launch, chaired by founder Kevin Steele, will see the announcement of the winners of the Climate Week Awards, nominations for which have just opened.

Entry for the awards is free.

Any group or individual can suggest their inspirational scheme, product or person just by submitting an entry of no more than 700 words.

Copyright Press Association 2014

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