Environment

The Right to Food

National Justice & Peace Network
Sat, 13/02/2016 - 10:30 - 16:00
Town/City: 
Manchester

National Justice & Peace Open Networking Day

Church Action on Poverty will present their new campaign on the right to food.

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Organiser is an NFP member
Price: 
Free
Wheelchair Accessibility: 
Wheelchair accessible

Otley Green Fair

Sat, 05/04/2014 (All day)
Town/City: 
OTLEY, West Yorkshire.

Green Fair at Otley Courthouse, 10am to 4pm. Free entry. Stalls, local and national campaigns, crafts, therapies, organic veg. Entertainment. Children’s Art Workshop. Café serving Fair Trade drinks and snacks and veggie food.

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Organiser is not an NFP member
Wheelchair Accessibility: 
yes

Croydon Green Fair 2012

Sat, 16/06/2012 (All day)
Town/City: 
Croydon

Croydon's annual environmental fair brought to you by www.greencroydon.co.uk (check the website for updates) Stalls, displays. For all the family. Get along and get inspiration for a green lifestyle.

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Organiser is not an NFP member

London Green Fair

Sat, 09/06/2012 - 00:00 - Sun, 10/06/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
London

The London Green Fair is London's largest free green festival, taking place in Regent's Park this year on the 9th and 10th June. We reflect the green aspirations and achievements of London as a whole - celebrating, educating and empowering. Our content is diverse, unique and completely free. This year is our 20th anniversary - and to celebrate we have some fantastic new additions to our regular line up.

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Organiser is not an NFP member
Price: 
Free entry

The World We Want to See: A Christian Conversation on Rio+20

Wed, 23/05/2012 - 18:30
Town/City: 
London

A public, faith-based discussion ahead of the Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.
The panel will include Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP, Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Rt Rev the Lord Bishop of Bath and Wells and Nanette Antequisa, a member of the Beyond 2015 Advisory Group from the Philippines. It will be chaired by Richard Black, the BBC News Environment correspondent.

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Organiser is not an NFP member
Price: 
Free entry
Wheelchair Accessibility: 
yes

Rio 20+ Earth Summit: What should we do now?

Mon, 21/05/2012 - 19:00
Town/City: 
London

With the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee Coinciding with the ‘Hard Rain’ exhibition on display from 19 May, MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee will host an open discussion on the Rio+20 agenda, based on presentations giving the perspectives of faith groups, the media and arts, sport, business, communities and young people. The Committee have produced an initial report on Rio+20, and the discussion will help set the scene for their follow-on inquiry from 20 – 22 June 2012.

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Organiser is not an NFP member

Green Gathering

Thu, 02/08/2012 - 00:00 - Sun, 05/08/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
Chepstow

The 2009 Big Green Gathering was forced to close due to police and council harassment, but a new event ran in 2011 and again August 2012, at a new venue situated along the Wye river and valley.

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Nottingham Green Festival

Sun, 10/06/2012 - 12:00 - 18:00
Town/City: 
Nottingham

Nottingham's only green event, now running annually for over 2 decades, is the traditional start of our summer season.
This event has over 100 product, information and food stalls, kids rides, workshops, alternative therapies and technologies, live performers, entertainments throughout the park, live music bands performing from the bandstand and Veggies Catering nearby.

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Organiser is not an NFP member

Coal Action Scotland

Thu, 12/07/2012 - 00:00 - Wed, 18/07/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
Douglas Valley, South Lanarkshire

Camp to plan action against open cast coal.
Saturday 14th July - Action planned to challenge opencast coal mining in the Douglas Valley.

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Organiser is not an NFP member

Build a Roundhouse in West Wales.

Sun, 10/06/2012 - 00:00 - Sat, 23/06/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
NR CARDIGAN

The best way to learn is to do.
Learn to build a roundhouse studio with roundwood skeleton, straw bale infill walls, cob and cord-wood, mud & lime render, local sheep-wool insulation, living green roof with roundwood reciprocal frame, and reclaimed windows. Experience communal building and owner-built sustainable construction practices.
£140 including camping. These fees are set low - you will be doing plenty of physical work! Food: £60 (or £6 a day) 10-15 places. Concessions for those using public transport.

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Rio to Rio: 20 wasted years? Alternative Conference for the Rio Summit

Sat, 16/06/2012 - 00:00 - Sun, 17/06/2012 - 00:00
Town/City: 
London

Between 1992 and 2012: The global surface temperature has risen by 0.38C. The Arctic sea ice has decreased by 2.94 million square kilometres. The CO2 in the atmosphere has risen by 35.19 PPM.
30 661 900 hectares of Brazilian forest have been lost.
More than 431,215.08 million tonnes of CO2 have been emitted.
The amount of CO2 emitted per year has risen from 21,421.45 to 30,398.42 million tonnes.
On the weekend preceding the Rio Summit (20-22nd June), a wide range of workshops and seminars - and an exciting main plenary - are planned.

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Organiser is not an NFP member
Price: 
Free

Take the Flour Back

Sun, 27/05/2012 - 12:00
Town/City: 
Harpenden

Rothamsted agricultural research establishment has been granted permission to conduct open-air trials of GM wheat, genetically-modified to be resistant to aphids, to be planted in spring 2012 and 2013. Demo to stop the open-air release of GM wheat that contains genes ‘most similar to that of a cow’. ‘Take the Flour Back’ will be a nice day out in the country, with picnics, music from Seize the Day and a decontamination. It’s for anyone who feels able to publicly help remove this threat and those who want to show their support for them.

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Organiser is not an NFP member

Film night

Thu, 26/04/2012 - 19:00
Town/City: 
London

Screening of multi-award winning Shell Resistance Film "The Pipe". Shining a spotlight on the ongoing battle between Shell Oil and the Irish coastal town of Rossport. We will also be screening two short films of recent actions against BP and Shell by Rising Tide and friends. Afterwards there will be discussions on direct action against the oil industry in London and plenty of opportunities to get involved. There will also be hot tea, delicious cakes and a bar.
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National Anti-Fracking Campaign

Sat, 17/03/2012 (All day)
Town/City: 
Manchester

National Anti-Fracking Campaign. 11am-6pm. Meet anti-fracking campaigners from all around the country and get together to stop fracking in the UK NOW, before it gets a hold and becomes unstoppable. Website:http://www.campaigncc.org/nationalantifrackingmeeting .

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Campaign against Climate Change

Campaigning against climate change. Another tenant of 5 Caledonian Road.

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