Category Archives: Environment

Rebelling against extinction......

Waltham Forest has long been home to people that care about the world around them. Moved by the phenomenal energy of the new Extinction Rebellion (XR) movement, local residents have now taken their campaigning to a whole new level.  Click here to read more.

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Climate strike in Waltham Forest......

A very large crowd gathered at Waltham Forest Town Hall on Friday morning and marched shouting slogans to the town square at the top of the market – all to the rhythm of a samba band. Many then carried on to the main event in Westminster.

pic copyright Mick Holder

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Strike for our future......

Student activist Ummi Hoque from Walthamstow urges people to get involved in this month’s climate strike.  Click here to read more.

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‘Green New Deal’ campaign set to dominate Labour conference......

Labour conference is set to be dominated by the campaign pushing for the party to adopt a ‘Green New Deal’, as almost 130 local parties have sent the policy motion for debate at the meeting starting this weekend.  Click here to read more.

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$1m a minute: the farming subsidies destroying the world – report......

‘Perverse’ payments must be redirected to measures such as capturing carbon, report says.  Click here to read more.

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20th of September 2019 – Global Climate Strike......

Unison Waltham Forest stands in solidarity with the global climate strikers on the 20th of September 2019. Millions will walk out of workplaces, schools and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets and demand an end to the age of fossil fuels. Continue reading

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Green Unison week 16-20 September......

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Climate Conference 12 October......

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