Category Archives: Environment

Climate Strike Waltham Forest 29 November......

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Revealed: The Super Wealthy Tory Donors with Ties to Climate Science Denial and Fossil Fuels......

The Conservative Party gets vast sums from an elite club of super wealthy donors that have made their money from polluting industries or are involved in backing climate science denial in the UK, a new analysis shows.  Click here to read more.

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Central London Buira Seminar: A Just Transition? trade unions and climate change......

Friday 29 November 2019, 10.30am – 12.30pm, followed by buffet lunch

University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS (opposite Madame Tussauds and nearly opposite Baker Street tube) Room tbc

For further details and to reserve a place, contact Linda Clarke (clarkel@wmin.ac.uk)

This regular monthly seminar is focused on the urgent question of climate change and how this is and can be addressed by trade unions. Continue reading

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Climate, Green New Deal and Elections – Get Involved!......

Wed, 13 November 2019, 18:30 – 20:30, University of Westminster, 115 New Cavendish, Street, London,W1W 6XH.  Click here to read more.

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Capital and Regional, which runs Walthamstow Mall, sold to new owners......

A consultation over a £200 million redevelopment was launched last week after the developers agreed to sell a majority stake in the company to a South African property giant. Click here to read more.

There will be a Save Our Square meeting on November 4 at 7pm at William Morris Community Centre, Greenleaf Road, Walthamstow

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Waltham Forest Council opens climate emergency survey......

Waltham Forest Council, which declared a climate emergency in April, called climate change the “biggest issue facing the planet.” Click here to read more.

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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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