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Greening Front Gardens

Everyone with a front garden has a great tool to counter the effects of climate change! By Christine Eborall, Ealing Front Gardens Project Like other suburbs, the London Borough of Ealing has a large number of front gardens (about 75,000), but many are paved or concreted over, usually for parking. But when you consider the …

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Climate Action Now

Council Climate Emergency Toolkit

Below are links to help Ealing residents and Ealing Council find ways to tackle the climate emergency that the Council has declared (climate emergencies have also been declared by London’s Mayor and the UK national parliament). Ealing Councillors and Officers: Search the policies of 100’s of UK councils and access a variety of resources. Ealing …

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Download a Poster

You can download our flyer and a number of posters and pollution maps from links in this post. The posters were created for use on stalls, so they mostly don’t contain contact details of Ealing Friends of the Earth as people visiting a stall can see our flyer and other material and talk to us. …

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Short Videos on Climate, Energy & Nature

Covering: Climate Change, Renewable Energy, Nuclear, the Natural World. Learn more about these subjects with videos from respected institutions like NASA, The Royal Society, Desertec and National Geographic, and see real examples from across the world. Climate Change Fossil Fuels (coal, oil, gas) are a massive store of past solar energy in the fossilised remains …

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One minute idling generates a cloud of pollution

Don’t Let Your Vehicle Idle

Engine Off Every Stop: Idling Action London have launched a campaign to encourage drivers to switch off when stationary; for example when pulled over to load or unload, or when waiting at a railway level crossing . Engine Off Every Stop shows drivers that switching off your engine when pulled over helps to protect public …

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How to Pay-back in January

It’s natural we want to spoil our loved ones (and ourselves!) with some new electricals and tech for Christmas. But did you know: Every year between Black Friday and Christmas the UK buys a massive 53.5 million electrical items That includes a whopping 7 million blenders for our New Years health kicks And 5 million …

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Join in the Planetary Emergency Open Letter

Who is Avaaz? Avaaz is a U.S.-based nonprofit organization launched in January 2007 that promotes global activism on issues such as climate change, human rights, animal rights, corruption, poverty, and conflict. Click the button below to go to their website and sign the open letter to global world leaders. Read Open Letter