Ecotricity launches search for Britain’s ‘greenest youngsters’

TV presenter Jon Snow with last year's winners
TV presenter Jon Snow with last year’s winners

Green energy supplier Ecotricity has launched a competition to find the ‘greenest’ youngsters in Britain, with the four winners taking the stage at this summer’s WOMAD Festival to present their ideas.

Ecotricity, is asking school pupils aged 11-16 to send in their ideas about how to achieve a Green Britain. 

The competition will focus on the three areas that make up 80% of our emissions in the UK – Energy, Transport and Food – as well as ‘making room for Nature’. 

The youngsters will be supported by well-known or expert mentors to help refine their ideas, before delivering a speech during the Young Green Briton Chat at WOMAD, a music festival being held this summer in Malmesbury, Wilts.

Last year’s Young Green Briton panel was chaired by Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow and included Ecotricity founder Dale Vince, TV presenter Simon King, and electric car fanatic Robert Llewellyn.

Entries should be sent by 30 May  to younggreenbriton@ecotricity.co.uk and must make it clear in the subject line which of the four categories is being entered.

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