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How Clean is Your Money?

By |2023-06-15T09:38:34+00:00June 14th, 2023|Articles|

Banking, Pensions and the Climate Crisis. By Holly Coyle What’s the problem? Would you actively choose to invest money in oil, gas and other high carbon industries?  Unfortunately, many of us are unknowingly doing just that.  Since the Paris Agreement, which is a legally binding treaty on Climate Change, UK banks have invested more than £3.8trillion into the fossil fuel [...]

Green Your Eats Competition Winners! Plus January Cook-alongs!

By |2022-12-15T13:06:39+00:00December 15th, 2022|Veganuary|

The votes are in for the 2022 Green Your Eats competition which celebrates venues in Lewisham offering delicious plant-based, planet-friendly food!   The winner is Eat of Eden on Lee High Road! Eat of Eden offers Caribbean-inspired, organic, 100% vegan dishes. “Fully plant-based. Range of options and all delicious!” “Truly the nicest lentil dish I've ever tasted!” “Genuinely the best [...]

Why Lewisham Council is being two-faced on trees and greening

By |2022-12-06T10:43:52+00:00December 3rd, 2022|Articles|

It’s National Tree Week and Lewisham Council is promoting tree planting. But the Council is giving new trees with one hand and taking older trees with the other. Lewisham’s tree planting hype is only half the story because it glosses over the Council’s casual attitude to existing trees. Here’s why. The Plane Tree threatened by Lewisham Council.  Senlac Rd SE12. [...]

Be the Power!

By |2022-07-15T10:04:35+00:00July 12th, 2022|Articles|

On the 30th June, we sent out a rallying cry out to Lewisham to Be the Power, and join us as volunteers at Climate Action Lewisham!   Around 25 people came to our event and listened to current volunteers talk about key local projects that we run, and how we need new volunteers and fresh blood to invigorate our plans [...]

Green Your Eats

By |2022-03-14T15:43:57+00:00March 14th, 2022|Film|

To celebrate Veganuary, we held a number of cook-a-longs with vegan chefs.  Take a look at the videos for inspiring dishes! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUmLcHBXxsk   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kb2naws9aFo   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QF-41AI6efc   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZGh3Ab3myw  

The Hacking Down of Urban Trees

By |2022-02-18T13:43:58+00:00February 17th, 2022|Articles|

By Zaria Greenhill & Paul de Zylva https://qwag.org.uk   The Root of the Problem: why are mature trees felled in urban areas?   Imagine you live in a Victorian house in Lewisham. You’re comfortable, you know the neighbours and the nearby amenities, it’s generally peaceful and offers security and a sense of place. It’s your home.   And then you [...]

Green Your Eats 2022

By |2022-01-18T22:34:31+00:00December 20th, 2021|Articles, Veganuary|

Welcome to Climate Action Lewisham ‘Green Your Eats 2022’. If you joined us last year, welcome back! Eating meat and animal products in such great amounts is one of the leading causes of climate change at the moment so reducing the amount of meat and dairy we eat is one of the best things we can do to lessen the [...]

Lewisham’s Mature Trees

By |2021-12-13T16:49:14+00:00October 1st, 2021|Consultations|

This statement aims to present the viewpoint of the protesters blocking the felling of the Moremead oaks and the Senlac Road plane, and include some supportive evidence for our viewpoint. Introduction This statement addresses the real value of the trees in question and trees in general and highlights how felling of mature trees contradicts other council policies: it challenges the [...]

Lewisham’s Draft Waste Management Strategy – our response

By |2021-12-13T16:53:56+00:00October 1st, 2021|Consultations|

Lewisham Council is currently asking the public to consult on their draft waste management strategy.  Climate Action Lewisham has just submitted a response which you find here. In short, we welcome many of the proposals of the plan, but the strategy lacks the vital ambition and bite in the face of the Climate Emergency. You can see the Council's proposals [...]