Schools

Call for proposals: free space in Kilburn Town Centre available

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, March 25th, 2022

Camden Council and Transport for London, in partnership with the Mayor of London’s High Streets for All Challenge, are seeking to identify a partner with the ideas and capacity to bring to life a vacant premises in Kilburn’s Town Centre.

2c Maygrove Road is opposite Kilburn Tube station,...



Defra Public Consultation: Environment Act 2021 Targets

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, March 24th, 2022

On 16 March the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) launched a public consultation about its plans for new environmental targets under the Environment Act 2021. Defra is seeking views on its proposed targets, and the consultation is open until Wednesday 11 May.

The...



No-cost, energy saving measures for your school

Blog posts, Schools – Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

A study conducted by Power Up North London (PUNL) has found that behavioural change measures which have no cost to schools could save approximately 13 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year and provide energy bills savings of up to £5.5k/year!

PUNL secured funding from the GLA’s London Community...



Camden Climate Action Showcase: E-brochure

Businesses, Case studies and blog posts, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, January 28th, 2022

Read more about the inspiring climate action work in our Celebrating Climate Action in Camden e-brochure!

To mark COP26 we called for organisations, community groups and schools to submit examples of their climate action work in Camden and across London. We sought to continue to share the best in...



Your ideas needed – improving air quality in Camden

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Camden Council would love to hear your ideas for improving air quality in Camden, to help inform their new Action Plan to bring clean air for all who live, work and study in the borough.

Air quality is the largest environmental risk for health in the UK, and exposure to air pollution from...



Annual energy data reporting deadline extended to 11 Feb 2022

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, January 27th, 2022

Due to challenges businesses and other organisations have been facing due to covid, the annual CCCA energy reporting deadline has been extended to Friday 11th February 2022.

By reporting your energy data, you will be contributing to the 2021 CCCA annual report. You will also have the opportunity...



Free Event: 3rd and 10th Feb 2022 Sharing Space Pop Up Somers Town

Businesses, Events, News, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, January 17th, 2022

CCCA partners Camden Think & Do are holding a Sharing Space Pop Up at Somers Town Community Association Cafe 10am-5pm on Thursday 3rd & 10th February. It’s free to attend and includes:

  • Free tea & cake,
  • Free surplus lunch from Refugee Community Kitchen,
  • Clothes swap rail, book swap shelf,
  • Double...


Connecting business with the community ‘Climate Connectors’ partnership

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, November 25th, 2021

The CCCA have partnered with local climate and social action community group Think and Do, to help further foster collaboration between businesses and the community on sustainability projects.

Taking forward the collaboration theme from COP26, the Climate Connectors provides a pathway for...



Now open: annual member energy data reporting

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, November 25th, 2021

CCCA’s energy data reporting cycle is now open. Businesses, third sector organisations and schools with sites based in the borough are able to report energy and sustainability data. By reporting you will be contributing to the 2021 CCCA annual report, where we collectively disclose member carbon...



Celebrating climate action event held in Camden during COP26

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector, Uncategorized – Wednesday, November 10th, 2021

On 3rd November climate action in Camden and across London more widely was celebrated at a special COP26 event hosted by SamsungKX.

The event brought together over 80 individuals from businesses, community groups and residents to further foster knowledge sharing and collaboration to inspire more...



Camden Eco Champions Awards – Nominations open

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, October 18th, 2021

Do you know an eco champion? Is there someone in the Camden community who goes above and beyond to protect our environment? If yes, then nominate them for the Camden Clean Air Initiative Eco Champion awards.

These awards seek to reward the ecological achievements of anyone in Camden. They aim to...



COP26 Celebration Event – 3rd November 2021 – Registrations Open

Businesses, Events, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, October 8th, 2021

Camden Council and the Camden Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) are hosting a celebration event on Wednesday 3rd November at SamsungKX, Coal Drops Yard, Kings Cross to mark the 26th United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP26).

COP26 will take place in Glasgow from 31 October – 12 November 2021...



Submissions for COP26 Celebration Showcase – 3rd November 2021

Businesses, Case studies and blog posts, Events, News, Schools, Third Sector, Uncategorized – Friday, September 17th, 2021

As part of our celebration event and to mark all of the fantastic climate action work that is going on in Camden and across London, we are calling for organisations, community groups and schools to submit examples of their climate action work. We want to share the best in carbon reduction efforts...



Progress report on reducing emissions in the UK released

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Thursday, July 8th, 2021

The Climate Change Committee’s annual assessment of UK progress in reducing emissions found that lockdown measures led to a record decrease in UK emissions in 2020 of 13% from the previous year.

The report released on 24 June 2021 found that to sustain reductions in emissions, Government...



Grow Back Greener Funding Available

News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, July 2nd, 2021

Applications are now open for the 2021 Grow Back Greener Fund, co-funded by the Mayor of London and Thames Water. Applications are open to civil society organisations, local authorities and schools.

 

COVID-19 has demonstrated just how important the city’s amazing green spaces are for...



National Clean Air Day 17 June 2021

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Wednesday, June 9th, 2021

Thursday 17th June is National Clean Air Day (NCAD) – the UK’s largest air pollution campaign.

Global Action Plan (GAP), the leading charity behind NCAD, brings together communities, businesses, schools, and the health sector on NCAD to improve public understanding of air pollution and its...



Anti-Idling at Brecknock Primary School: Case Study

Case studies and blog posts, Schools – Monday, June 7th, 2021

Idling Action London is a London-wide behaviour change campaign, led by Camden Council, which is helping to reduce localised air pollution caused by motorists leaving their engines running when parked.

Encouraging people to switch off by educating them about the health impacts of air pollution,...



Calculate your carbon footprint – 2021 carbon conversion factors released

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Carbon conversion factors for 2021 have been released by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). Find the highlights below. The methodology for determining carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e) remains the same year on year except where changes are outlined.

Electricity

As...



Annual Report released – our achievements in 2020

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, May 28th, 2021

CCCA members have once again shown their commitment to reducing their carbon emissions. In 2020, 76% of Alliance members who reported their energy data, reduced their carbon emissions by an average of 23%. This has contributed towards a 45% borough-wide reduction in carbon emissions since...



Join the Camden Clean Air Cycle on 30th May

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Friday, May 7th, 2021

The Camden Clean Air Initiative (CCAI) invites all those who live, work or study in the borough to join their whole community bike ride event on Sunday 30th May, to celebrate cycling, cleaner air, and the London Borough of Camden.

Riders of all cycling abilities can join anywhere along the 22 km...



LSDC launches report on London’s progress towards meeting the UN SDGs

Businesses, News, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, March 8th, 2021

London Sustainable Development Commission have launched a report on London’s progress towards meeting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.  The report is the first comprehensive assessment of London’s local contribution to the SDGs. It explores the collective contribution of...



LSDC webinar: London’s progress on the UN Sustainable Development Goals 8th March 2021

Businesses, Events, Schools, Third Sector – Monday, March 1st, 2021

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set ambitious targets to create transformative social, economic and environmental progress by 2030 – the closest thing we have to a global sustainability strategy. But national governments cannot deliver the SDGs alone:  local government, businesses,...



School best practice – Sustainable travel at University College School (UCS)

Case studies and blog posts, Schools – Monday, December 7th, 2020

UCS has been working closely with Sustrans’ BikeIt program and Green School Runs to encourage sustainable travel amongst he school community with the aim of working towards going carbon zero by 2030

UCS entered a 2-year BikeIt program in Sept 2020 to increase enthusiasm for active travel, with a...



Camden Climate Funds awarded for Kentish Town school solar

News, Schools – Friday, August 7th, 2020

Following a successful application to the Camden Climate Fund from Kentish Town CE Primary School, Solar PV is to be installed on the roofs of 6 of the school’s buildings. The project has been awarded £18,776 from the Camden Climate Fund which will be matched by money raised through the...



Partnerships delivering community energy in Camden

Case studies and blog posts, Schools – Wednesday, June 24th, 2020

Power Up North London Director, Ben Pearce, provides an update on the Hampstead solar project – a successful partnership bringing benefits to the local community and reducing carbon.

Following a successful community share offer which raised £46,000, 48kW of solar panels were installed at...