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Emissions from Brent's Waste Collection Service

At the Executive meeting on Monday 13th December 2010 the new Waste Strategy was approved.  Viv Stein on behalf of Brent Campaign Against Climate Change and Elaine Henderson (on behalf of Brent…Continue

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Started by Elaine Henderson Dec 14, 2010.

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Comment by Neil on October 7, 2011 at 16:13
Contrary to what climate change sceptics may have us believe, a survey of Europeans shows climate change is considered a bigger problem even than the global economic crisis, and is second only to poverty in a list of world problems:  http://bit.ly/pY1Eq3
Comment by Marion Hofmann on November 3, 2010 at 12:13
The Climate Change Computer Game. I know we are not supposed to go on about the doomsday scenario of climate change and instead look forward to a low carbon future, but I can't help but like the idea of getting people interested in climate change via playing this game. Its bacisally the fate of the world but instead of aliens or gang violence, the issue is climate change. You can save it by cutting carbon emissions or damning it by letting soaring temperatures wreak havoc through floods, droughts and fires. Get it at Oxfam or downlowad for £14.99
Comment by Marion Hofmann on November 3, 2010 at 11:52
I think this article is quite interesting. There is a decline bird population, and the RSPB are urging us to continue feeding the birds: http://www.rspb.org.uk/feedthebirds/
Comment by John Palmer on September 4, 2010 at 13:22
One of my aims in joining Brent Sustainability Forum is to find volunteers to help with climate change events at Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals. eg. manning a stall alongside me on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th October to persuade staff to sign up to the 10:10 campaign to cut carbon emissions by 10%. Through this, volunteers will learn more about how to bring about change in the workplace, and how to link climate change messages with health ones. This is part of a coordinated communications plan to cut carbon emissions from the hospitals.
So how can I find some volunteers to help, any ideas?
Comment by Roger Kelly on September 3, 2010 at 8:20
Good news quoted in the Guardian this Monday that Bjørn Lomborg "the world's most high-profile climate change sceptic is to declare that global warming is "undoubtedly one of the chief concerns facing the world today" and "a challenge humanity must confront", in an apparent U-turn that will give a huge boost to the embattled environmental lobby.". See the full article and comments at http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/aug/30/bjorn-lomborg-cli....
 

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https://www.facebook.com/roegreenvillage/Lucozade Powerleague has registered application 16/0994 to turn 15,000 square metres of prime school grounds and foraging area for bats into toxic artificial turf pitches and destroy the character of the adjacent conservation area.Dressed up as an enhancement for the school, this is a commercial venture with pupils only getting a fraction of the overall usage time. It is another example of…See More
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