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Council Elections: What do the main parties say about the environment?

The election of Councillors to the London Borough of Wandsworth will take place on May 5. While it would be virtually impossible to talk to every Council candidate about what their attitude is to environmental issues and priorities, Wandsworth Friends of the Earth asked each of the main political groups (Conservatives, Greens, Labour & Liberal … Continue reading Council Elections: What do the main parties say about the environment?

An informal walk in King George’s Park on October 23

A small group from Wandsworth Friends of the Earth made an informal circuit of King George's Park to look around and discover the many different environments the park includes. Debbie, Joe and Melanie accompanied Terry on the walk and we aimed, amongst other things, to find some veteran trees. The park is very well used, … Continue reading An informal walk in King George’s Park on October 23

Climate Change: Where do we go from Here? a talk by Dr Stuart Oliver

The Climate Change talk was arranged as Wandsworth Friends of the Earth's contribution to the Wandle Fortnight. Stuart Oliver, who is Senior Lecturer in Geography at St Mary's University, Twickenham, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, has been a long-term member of Wandsworth Friends of the Earth as well as a past coordinator. … Continue reading Climate Change: Where do we go from Here? a talk by Dr Stuart Oliver

WFOE at Putney Clean Air Fair

Wandsworth Friends of the Earth joined in the Putney clean air fair, arranged by Fleur Anderson on Saturday, September 18. It was a good day and the weather treated us kindly. We set up a table amongst others and focused on Clean Air and the Climate and Nature Crisis. We asked the public to complete … Continue reading WFOE at Putney Clean Air Fair

Climate Change: where do we go from here?

A talk and discussion about the causes and state of Climate Change, where society and government have got to in responding and what it is essential to achieve both locally and nationally to ensure compliance with the Paris Agreement at COP21 as we approach COP26 in November this year. To join the meeting on Wednesday … Continue reading Climate Change: where do we go from here?

WFOE Tree Walk, Saturday June 12

Kim Boyd organised a delightful and informative tree walk for WFOE on Saturday 12th June. Kim said "We were an 11-strong group on the Barnes to Battersea tree walk, which was blessed with beautiful sunshine. It was a great opportunity to talk to people in real life, to get to know each other a bit better, and … Continue reading WFOE Tree Walk, Saturday June 12

WFOE develops Campaign_Activities schedule & opens Google Drive for useful documents

Wandsworth Friends of the Earth continues to work with the Campaign_Activity Schedule which allows group members to focus on an activity plan. We have also initiated a "Google Drive" space where important documents can be saved in correct folders. You can access the Google Drive by joining the group. If you're not already a member, … Continue reading WFOE develops Campaign_Activities schedule & opens Google Drive for useful documents

WFOE embarks on more focussed agenda

Wandsworth Friends of the Earth intends to become more active and is developing thoughts for campaigning activity using a 'Schedule of Potential Activities' spreadsheet. This allows actions to be monitored without trawling through long meeting minutes. It is hoped that it will be an anchor for the group and result in more visible action. While … Continue reading WFOE embarks on more focussed agenda

WFOE comments and questions regarding WESS update

Here are the WFOE comments and questions regarding the Report by the Chief Executive on the action taken to deliver the Wandsworth Environment and Sustainability Strategy (WESS) Action Plan, which goes before the Wandsworth Council Finance and Corporate Resources Committee on July 2 P2: Schedule (Background: item 4) Medium term targets: Council: carbon neutral by … Continue reading WFOE comments and questions regarding WESS update