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Subject tag: Environmental Protection

27 March 2019

The Pinkham Way Alliance is urging people to sign online in support of its response to the draft North London Waste Plan (NLWP). Their submission calls for removal of the Pinkham Way nature conservation site (close to the Enfield/Barnet/Haringey borough boundaries) from a list of potential sites for new waste processing facilities.

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03 March 2019

Ahead of the next strike by schoolchildren, scheduled for 15th March, the Global Coordination Group of the Youth-led Climate Strike has published an open letter in the Guardian newspaper.

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21 February 2019

Enfield RoadWatch, a group which campaigns against housebuilding on Green Belt land, has issued a reminder that the deadline for responding to the draft Enfield Local Plan is approaching - responses must be received by 5pm on Thursday 28th February.

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01 February 2019

A programme in the PBS documentary series Sinking Cities looks at London's history of serious flooding, the (temporary) solution provided by the Thames Barrier and the growing threats posed by extreme weather events and rising sea levels, both of these being consequences of human-induced climate change. Schemes covered by the programme include Firs Farm Wetlands and the Houndsden Gutter in Grange Park

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30 January 2019

A motion calling on Enfield Council to take steps to help tackle the global climate emergency is on the agenda for tonight's meeting of the full council. If approved tonight, the motion tabled by Councillor Vicki Pite will add Enfield's name to those of a growing list of councils which have passed climate emergency motions in response to the dire warnings contained in a recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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15 January 2019

The Pymmes Brookers will be exploring parts of the Salmons Brook on Saturday 2nd March

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14 January 2019

Up to 24 million slices of bread are wasted every day in UK, contributing to £800 worth of food being thrown away by the average household in UK every year. North London Waste Authority has commissioned Keep Britain Tidy to hold some free events across north London to help residents avoid bread waste and save money.

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03 January 2019

The air pollution that we breathe every day is largely invisible, but is killing us. How did it get this bad, and how can we stop it? Dr Gary Fuller, an air pollution scientist in the Environmental Research Group at King’s College London, explores the history and affects of air pollution, how we can all make a difference and why he's written his new book: The Invisible Killer: The Rising Global Threat of Air Pollution and How We Can Fight Back. Listen to a podcast with Dr Fuller.

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31 December 2018

The charity London Waterkeeper has launched an online petition calling on the Environment Agency and Ofwat to instruct Thames Water to double its planned efforts to reduce the number of polluting outfalls into streams and rivers.

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19 December 2018

The Mayor of London has published a plan for zero carbon London. We can start working towards it today.

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16 December 2018

A new video provides a very clear explanation of how creating wetlands, deculverting streams and other forms of natural flood management work.

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25 November 2018

Pymmes BrookERS (short for ‘Pymmes Brook Restorers’) are a group of Londoners who want to make the Pymmes and Salmons Brooks more lovely!

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31 October 2018

Sign a petition to protect a local nature conservation site from industrial development

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17 October 2018

As part of their long-running fight to protect a nature conservation site from industrial development, the Pinkham Way Alliance have this week called for all supporters to fill the public gallery at a meeting on Thursday evening.

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11 October 2018

In this Enfield Voices webinar Francis Sealey interviews Adam McGibbon about the Divest Enfield campaign.

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09 October 2018

Members of environmental campaign group Divest Enfield are celebrating the fact that all three Enfield MPs have now thrown their weight behind fossil fuel divestment campaigns. Divest Enfield is calling on Enfield Council to follow the parliamentarians' example and stop investing in fossil fuel companies.

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18 September 2018

Following the announcement that Islington Council is to divest from investments in fossil fuel companies, climate change campaigners in our borough are urging Enfield Council to follow suit.

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11 September 2018

There are many reasons to regret the fact that so many children these days are driven to school instead of walking or making their own way by public transport. Among the problems are lack of sufficient exercise, congestion and road danger caused by build-ups of cars near school gates, and exposure to toxic fumes, which recent research has found is actually more of a problem inside a car than outside.

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06 August 2018

The Mayor of London is inviting groups to apply for Community Green Space Grants

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01 August 2018

Bambos Charalambous MP has signed a letter to the prime minister urging her to commit to bringing the UK's greenhouse gas emissions down to 'net zero' before 2050.

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