Schools

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

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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...