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Subject tag: Environmental Protection

11 March 2020

Councillors in seven north London boroughs have this week received letters urging them to radically re-think the plan for processing the area's waste and to put on hold and review the planned construction of a huge new incinerator in Edmonton.

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07 March 2020

Thames21 has 2,000 trees to plant as part of the Salmons Brook Natural Flood Management project. These will help ‘slow the flow’ in flood conditions and improve biodiversity in the Green Belt. Volunteers are wanted to attend Slopers Pond Farm, EN4 0HL on Saturday 14th March between 10am and 4pm. Everyone is welcome

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26 February 2020

'You won't need a projector at the meeting - I will be projecting into people's heads! It will be a journey in vegetable seeds from Roman London to present-day Winchmore Hill and then a trip around Italy in endangered and heritage vegetable varieties.' The message sent to North London Organic Gardeners from the very special guest at the group's meeting next Wednesday - Paolo Arrigo of Seeds of Italy and Franchi Seeds

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04 February 2020

The Enfield Climate Community Group is an affiliate of the recently launched Enfield Climate Action Forum (EnCAF) intended to bring together individuals who believe we face a climate change crisis and wish to do something about it at an indiividual level.

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02 February 2020

A demonstration by environmental campaigners from Extinction Rebellion Enfield led to last Wednesday's meeting of Enfield Council being temporarily adjourned. The protesters say that the council is taking too long to take measures to combat the climate emergency.

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21 January 2020

As at 21st January 2,878 people had signed an online petition calling on Enfield Council to protect the golf course, woods and open areas at Whitewebbs.

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20 January 2020

Karl Brown reports on a meeting last week organised by campaigners against the replacement of the current Edmonton incinerator by a much larger plant.

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14 January 2020

On 8th July last year, two days before full council declared a Climate Emergency, Enfield's cabinet members signed a printed copy of a document pledging action to tackle climate change. Six months on, how much progress has been made? Deputy council leader Ian Barnes provides answers to some questions.

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14 January 2020

Extinction Rebellion Enfield, the local branch of the global environmental movement, is planning a protest in Enfield Town on Saturday 25th January to raise awareness for the lack of action to address climate issues in the borough.

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14 January 2020

Enfield residents who take part in a survey about the council's Healthy Streets programmes will be entered in a draw to win a £50 shopping voucher.

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07 January 2020

Enfield's first 'school street' schemes - outside St Monica's primary school and Oakthorpe primary school - are likely to go live after the February half term. The council hopes to complete a further three schemes by this spring. The rate of implementation in the next financial year and thereafter will depend on availability of funding and the degree of interest and commitment shown by schools.

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16 December 2019

Pupils at an Enfield primary school have collaborated with their music teacher to make a single about climate change and a YouTube video where the children talk about the threat of global rising temperatures and the part that reforestation can play in reducing the rate of temperature increase. All profits will go to the TreesForCities charity.

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04 December 2019

Enfield Climate Action Forum has recorded audio interviews about tacking the climate crisis with candidates standing for election in the three Enfield constituencies.

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02 December 2019

The Mums for Lungs campaign has published an updated version of its London's Toxic Air flyer, intended primarily for distribution at school Christmas fairs, but useful for informing everyone about the problem of air pollution in the capital and ways in which individuals can help reduce pollution and their exposure to dirty air.

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30 November 2019

How do political parties measure up to the challenges posed by the climate emergency, which require urgent and very radical measures? Friends of the Earth have examined the manifestos to find out. Locally, they want us to ask our candidates to take the Climate Action Pledge.

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10 November 2019

Nearly two thirds of London councils have declared a climate emergency. While it is relatively straightforward to declare an emergency, it is far more challenging to commit to specific interventions that will deliver big cuts in carbon emissions. The London Living Streets group has identified a range of key policies that local authorities can adopt right now to reduce carbon emissions. All have either been adopted by another major global city, by local authorities in London or elsewhere in the UK.

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01 November 2019

Nearly fifty groups from across the range of community activities in Enfield are joining forces in order to involve civic society in addressing the emergency of climate change.

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30 October 2019

We're facing a climate emergency. The biggest threat to our very existence and to much of the natural world we've ever seen. And yet our leaders are letting us down. The solutions to the climate crisis are out there, and they're achievable. So join us to kickstart Climate Action Enfield and connect with others who want to make these solutions a reality.

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19 October 2019

Properties include Edwardian villas, a 1920s former London County Council property, a timber-framed 1980s house and the cob and straw eco building at the Meadow Orchard community garden. Features include underfloor heating systems, an air source heat pump, rainwater harvesting, a green roof and much more.

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08 October 2019

The long drawn out process of finalising the North London Waste Plan is continuing. The next important stage - the examination in public by the planning inspector - is scheduled for November. Its outcome has the potential to determine whether or not a waste processing plant is built on an important nature conservation site - the woodlands adjacent to the Pinkham Way section of the North Circular Road.

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