Taking Root – The Vision of Wangari Maathai, the inspirational story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment, protect human rights, and defend democracy..
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) launched the ‘Sixth Carbon Budget’ on 9th Dec 2020 for the years 2033 to 2037. For more more detail and launch video see here. For the CCC Sixth Carbon Budget reports see here.
On Sat 12th December 2020 the UN convened a virtual Climate Ambition Summit calling on all Countries to submit Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) that would give some chance of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. There were short speeches from the Leaders who were making promises, and other ‘Parties’ including Al Gore for the USA and […]
EVENTS TO HELP YOU MAKE YOUR HOUSE WARM AND LOW CARBON 1.The zoom event of 12th October presented by the Highgate Society’s Sustainable Living group in partnership with the Muswell Hill Sustainability Group (MHSG) can be caught up with at Retrofit your Highgate Home, and there is a ‘takeaway’ 2 pager summary there. 2. 19th […]
Will be be safer wearing a face covering when leaving our home? Should the Government buy up enough for everyone every trip? Are home made face coverings just as safe, easy to make, fun? The only aspect affecting the planet is the emissions in making millions and the mountains of waste. But if reading this […]
WHAT CAN WE DO NOW to channel this Covid upheaval to build a greener fairer world out of the ashes? How can we prevent reinforcement of global finance, with its march towards climate and ecological disaster? How can we stop short term emergency measures from becoming long term deregulation, or restrictions on our rights? (member […]
This list is courtesy of the brilliant Transition Kentish Town. Also see the Highgate Neighbourhood Forum newsletter with other useful information. 1. Grow food Reason: It’s fun and yum Link: https://www.instructables.com/id/Milk-carton-seedling-container/ 2. Learn your edible weeds Reason: Many weeds hold great anti-oxidant properties to boost your immune system. Link: https://www.treehugger.com/lawn-garden/eat-dandelions-9-edible-garden-weeds.html Link: https://www.ecosia.org/?c=en 3. Delete old emails and unsubscribe […]
All Events are off, but mutual community help and advice abounds. The Highgate Neighbourhood Forum newsletter has links for Camden and Haringey ‘sides of the road’ and will be kept up to date. HNF Newsletter. ——————————————————————————————————- Highgate Society Programme For further details see the Highgate Society front page. For some recent Events click here. ————————————————————————————————————