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The weeks ahead will be leading up to the United Nations Climate Talks or COP26 (Conference of Parties) taking place in Glasgow from 1st -12th November.
Convenor, Sustainable Haringey Network
DATES OF MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Tuesday 12th October 7.30-9.30
Enfield and Haringey Cop26 Hub Online Launch Event
We’re inviting you to be part of the COP26 Coalition Enfield and Haringey Hub – connect with and beyond the climate movement, mobilising for climate justice. This hub is a space to unite our movements and strengthen a supportive, powerful community as we advocate for critical system change. Join us.
Speakers from Enfield Climate Action Forum, Black Lives Matter Enfield, Haringey Stand up to Racism, Enfield People before Profit, Enfield People’s Theatre, Haringey Trades Council, Extinction Rebellion Haringey, and many more.
23rd – 31st October
London Rivers Week
Would you like to become involved in river conservation? Do you understand its importance? Are you looking for an activity that will boost your health and wellbeing? Do you want to take practical steps to combat climate change but don’t know where to start?
Then come and learn how rivers can help YOU as well as London at large, during London Rivers Week 2021, taking place between 23 October and 31 October.
Lots of events taking place
Friday 5th November
School strikes for climate action across UK and rest of the world
Friday 6th November 11am
Haringey Climate Rally
Crescent Gardens N22 (opposite Haringey Civic Centre)
Speakers will include David Lammy MP for Tottenham; Councillor Mike Hakata Cabinet Member for Climate Change; and a school climate striker.
Supported by local Friends of the Earth groups, Haringey Climate Forum, Haringey Cyclists, Muswell Hill Sustainable Group; Sustainable Haringey, local trade unions and many more. https://haringeyclimateforum.org/cop26/
Followed by at 1pm on Friday 6th November
Global Day of Action Rally
Meet in Trafalgar Square and march to Bank of England.
Supported by COP26 Coalition; Extinction Rebellion; Friends of the Earth; etc.
Similar rallies will take place across the UK and rest of the world
Bringing together the climate justice movement to discuss, learn and strategise for system change. Join in online from anywhere in the world, or in-person in Glasgow.
INFORMATION AND NEWS
Haringey Climate Forum website
For information on what Haringey Council is doing to meet climate targets see https://haringeyclimateforum.org/
Haringey’s Big Walk and Bike Ride
On Sunday 26th Oct, over 150 Haringey residents came out is Sunday to join Haringey’s Big Walk and Bike Ride from Finsbury Park to Downhills Park.
The group were supporting a call from sustainability groups across Haringey including Friends of the Earth, Haringey Living Streets, Haringey Cycling Campaign , Haringey Clean Air Group and Haringey XR for better active travel infrastructure, to enable more residents to walk and cycle in the borough. The call comes in the lead up to COP26, and was the final activity organised for Haringey’s Big Green Week.
The group were joined by Cllr Mike Hakata, Deputy Leader of Haringey Council. Cllr Hakata committed to working to reduce car journeys, and taking forward the delivery of Haringey’s walking and cycling action plan, including school streets, LTNs and protected cycle lanes.
Photo credit: Asimina Giagoudaki
Haringey has lots of practical environmental and gardening projects. We have listed a few of these below.
Friends of Parks
There are active Friends groups in most Haringey parks
Stonebridge Lock Coalition
Frances Dismore, Chair Stonebridge Lock Coalition 07751400076
Facebook: fb.me/StonebridgeLock Twitter: @StonebridgeLock
The Conservation Volunteers
TCV Haringey run a range of practical activities in nature reserves, parks and woodlands across the borough every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. New volunteers are welcome, no previous experience necessary.
For further details, see www.tcv.org.uk/haringey
or contact Mat at firstname.lastname@example.org
Wolves Lane Centre
Wolves Lane Centre continue their popular plant sales from 11 to 3 every Sunday. Edibles, garden plants, indoor plants all available. There is delicious hot vegan food on sale for lunch (eat in or takeaway), sometimes seasonal organic fruit grown on site, and you can visit the historic palm house and the cactus house.
Also a click and collect system for plant purchases; see https://www.woodsandgreens.co.uk/,
email email@example.com, tel. 07803246000
For other Wolves Lane events and calls/opportunities for volunteers please see http://www.wolveslane.org.