There are several groups and organisations in North London concerned about the quality of life and the threat of Climate Change. Joining forces and working together with these and with National and International groups magnifies our people power.
Camden Air Action is active around North London and also within the local Transition Groups:
The Super Transition group in north London consists of:
- Transition Belsize Park – supporting veg boxes, darning and anti big supermarket chains
- Transition Crouch End “There are challenges – peak oil, climate change, the economy – but we believe that sharing knowledge and skills in the community will create a better society“
- Transition Dartmouth Park – supporting PUNL and local food growing
- Transition Highgate – collaborating with other groups and providing a knowledge base for lobbying
- Transition Kentish Town – supporting beekeeping, gardening and anti multi-national coffee outlets
- Transition Primrose Hill – learning skills like sewing, remaking things and growing your own food.
- Transition Tufnell Park – supporting PUNL, veg boxes, local food growing and local Markets
- Transition Kensal to Kilburn – active fruit harvesting group, food growing group, buildings and energy and Restart groups, supporting Brent Pure Energy, and veg box scheme
- Transition Willesden – active fruit harvesting group, works with Transition K2K, runs skill-sharing workshops and events.
These Transition groups are coming together to tackle issues such as London Pollution and for strength in lobbying.
See also Transition Highbury – “We meet, garden and run a Green on the Screen documentary season.”
Other local groups involved with ‘green’ initiatives include:
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group (MHSG) “to support and promote a more sustainable future, to raise awareness of climate change and to encourage people in Muswell Hill and surrounding areas to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050.”
Highgate Neighbourhood Forum (HNF) HNF has Community Action Groups to take action on various topics around Highgate including:
– Small local open spaces and community gardening
– Community Energy Projects
Camden Can “Camden Climate Action Network (CamdenCAN) is a network of individuals, community groups, voluntary organisations and businesses in Camden taking action on climate change. We’re passionate about cutting Camden’s carbon footprint down to size.”
Going Green in Pooter Land is a Blog centered around Green issues of interest around Archway, Tuffnell Park, Finsbury Park, Highgate and Holloway.
Project Dirt is “a “doing” network, showcasing what’s happening in your communities. Why? So that people and projects can engage with each other, as well as the organisations looking to resource them.”
Power Up North London (PUNL) “Following in the steps of community groups in Brixton and Hackney, we are hoping to generate locally owned renewable energy and use the profits to benefit our community.”
Brent Pure Energy “An exciting and innovative community-based project to bring cheap, renewable energy to our part of London.”