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.
Is the Future worth a conversation?
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.
Series of cafe events to watch ‘Demain‘ and talk about different topics 2nd: Energy – Tuesday 9th January 8pm to 10pm FOR THE POSTER SET click energy update 9th Jan 2018. Venue: The Vine, Kentish Town 86 Highgate Rd Kentish Town NW5 1PB (very convenient for the 214, C11 and C2 bus routes) 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 […]
Whilst the UK slips away from the EU efforts to protect the planet, the world continues to turn and global warming continues to go up and up, wreaking the devastation predicted. The EU has been co-ordinating pledges across the 28 members, providing grants, loans, shared research and common standards. Now the UK (and/or England, Scotland, […]
In all the hype and overload of ‘facts’ about the EU there seems little coverage of Climate Change and Air Pollution. Detailed lists of some of the activities and effects of EU legislation eg on Air Pollution are covered at WHAT ARE WE DOING – What is the EU Doing?. For those who believe that […]
Sources: Map from May 2012 BBC report, pictures from election material The new London Mayor will have a variety of powers that would help him/her clean our polluted air and lower our carbon emissions. Many powers are ‘soft’ ones such as ‘influence’ and ‘promotion’, but they also include the power of £11.5bn expenditure (p21 of […]