The intentions of the leading UK political parties regarding Climate Change, Energy transition and Air Quality in their 2017 manifestos are investigated. Includes an update on 10th June on the DUP manifesto. More
The Highgate Neighbourhood Forum (HNF) has set up ‘Community Action Groups’ to work on topics such as volunteering and to support cycling, and one group is called ‘Community Energy’.
The group met in July to see if there was scope to set up a community scheme in Highgate, and one site that looked very hopeful for installing Solar PV panels was Camden’s Holly Lodge estate. This consists of 32 Blocks with flat roofs, typically suitable for 4kWp of solar PV panels each and one block already has a small installation. More
The autumn kicked off with Mike Berners-Lee, co-author of The Burning Question, speaking at 10a South Grove, N6 at 20.00 on September 22 2014.
His title was: The Burning Question: How much fuel can we burn safely and can fracking help?
HiCAN, part of Transition Highgate, planned its 2014 programme. The book group was reading ‘The Climate Casino‘ by William Nordhaus for September meeting. New members who were concerned about climate change and its consequences, and were interested in developing community resilience would be welcome.