Christian Wolmar spoke at 10a South Grove on Monday July 8: London on the Move – a Transport of Delight or Dismay
Dr Tim Evans (Chairman, CIWEM Wastewater Management Panel and independent environmental consultant) gave a fascinating talk on the 14th March at the Highgate Society about London’s water as part of a series considering one big question: how well prepared is London to meet the challenge of climate change? The talk was filmed and is available full-length on YouTube. We also have a 15 minute extracts video. The meeting was sponsored by Transition Highgate, Muswell Hill Sustainability Group and Sustainable Haringey.
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Carbon Conversation meetings have inspired people across the UK to reduce their impact on the environment.
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The first talk of the year on February 5 attracted a capacity audience: Climate Change and the Media: Realism or Distortion? The issues and the urgent need for better communication. The speakers were Vicky Pope, Senior Climate Scientist, The Met Office, and Ben Webster, former Environment Editor, The Times. We have an 11 minute video of extracts from Vicky’s talk online now.
Voters across Europe vote for new MEPs on 23rd May 2019, despite the intention of the UK to leave the EU. It is timely to be aware of the ways that the EU works to co-ordinate climate breakdown action across the 28 member states, Many of the changes that should be made to address the […]
Since Extinction Rebellion burst onto the International stage members of Transition Highgate have leapt to its banner and are supporting the aims of demanding that politicians take emergency action to minimise climate damage as soon as possible. On 30th January members listened to the talk by Millie Guest with slides illustrating the grave and imminent […]
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Bloomberg’s carbon clock has a constant countdown towards the catastrophic 450pmm concentration of CO2 and CO2 equivalent in our atmosphere. MCC shows the ‘carbon budget’ and time left to avoid global heating of 2˚C, with a much shorter time by clicking 1.5˚C scenario button. The world’s leading climate scientists, in a special report for the […]
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.
Leonardo Dicaprio’s film is truly scary – not in the usual horror film way, but because it truly captures the devastation already being wreaked on our world. Leonardo sets the scene with the allegory of Bosch’s The Garden of Earthly Delights, where mankind is originally innocent, then enjoys earthly delights and then suffers in a […]
Bringing the Paris Agreement into Force at Marrakesh CLICK HERE FOR THE RUNNING TOTALS OF PARTIES THAT HAVE RATIFIED Update 5th Oct: Sufficient ratifications were received (including the overall EU) for the Paris Agreement to come into force on 4th Nov in time for the COP22 in Marrakesh. See here for UN announcement and here […]