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Launching the Climate Emergency Conservation Area Toolkit

24 October 2022

Chris Procter

The Climate Emergency Conservation Area Toolkit provides updated guidance about retrofitting buildings in conservation areas. A detailed example, of the Cross Street Conservation Area in Islington, shows how it can be applied.

Seeing how to stop waste here

25 September 2022

Caz Royds

About three hundred people came to Union Chapel on Sunday 25 September 2022 for ”Waste Stops Here!”, organised by IEEA with support from Islington Council to show the possibilities for the circular economy locally. Their activities ranged from swapping clothes through seeing reusable fashion to trying novel foods.

An open letter to all Islington Councillors

16 September 2022

David Twine

We have made various proposals to Islington Council for extra activities in the Net Zero Carbon programme. The open letter informs Councillors about some of these and seeks their leadership in ensuring that the Council works effectively with the community to reduce the carbon emissions outside its direct control.

The Next Steps after the Council public meeting on Net Zero Carbon

4 April 2022

David Twine

IEEA was among the organisations that attended the Islington Council third annual special scrutiny meeting on the Net Zero Carbon programme. Afterwards in a document for the Council we gave our views on steps forward from the meeting, emphasising the need to enlist the public in developing and implementing the programme.

The opening of the Islington Climate Centre

26 March 2022

Lauren Boyce

The Islington Climate Centre will be a lively hub for local community groups and residents who want to address the impact of the changing climate on Islington.

Manifesto suggestions

17 November 2021

Helena Farstad

Through constructive challenge and input IEEA aims to assist Islington Council in fulfilling the Net Zero Carbon strategy. Much depends on leadership by the Councillors, who can build on the public understanding of climate change. Accordingly we suggested items for the party manifestos in the 2022 council elections.