Successful Build Back Better event

Over 40 people, of all ages, attended the Build Back Better event in Stokesley Town Hall, run by the Climate Action Stokesley and Villages group on Saturday 19th September. Lots of ideas of action that can be taken by individuals were shared around the themes of Energy, Environment, Food, Transport and Waste. If you weren’t able toContinue reading “Successful Build Back Better event”

Build back better letter to MP

We would like your help in showing our MP Rishi Sunak that a lot of people are asking that the Government take the opportunity to build back better following the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, we need to think how we live. Please sign our online letter to Rishi Sunak, if you live in the Stokesley andContinue reading “Build back better letter to MP”

Endeavour Way update July 2020

Last week the Government launched its new Cycling and Walking Plan for England along with a range of measures to encourage walking and cycling. There isn’t a better time to push for routes needed to help decarbonise transport. In order to move forward with the plans for the Endeavour Way, a new sub-group of theContinue reading “Endeavour Way update July 2020”

‘Climate Change and the Nation State’

Anatol Lieven’s new book ‘Climate Change and the Nation State’ gives a much needed new approach to dealing with climate change. Lieven shows how in this emergency our crucial building block is the nation state. Drastic action required both to change our habits and to protect ourselves can be carried out not through some vagueContinue reading “‘Climate Change and the Nation State’”

‘Feeding Britain, Our Food Problems and How to Fix Them’

‘Feeding Britain, Our Food Problems and How to Fix Them’ by Tim Lang We currently do not have a national food policy. This book is a call for British Food Democracy. Lang says it is time we stopped telling others how to improve their food systems when we are not doing this for our own.Continue reading “‘Feeding Britain, Our Food Problems and How to Fix Them’”

‘The Uninhabitable Earth – a Story of the Future’

‘The Uninhabitable Earth – a Story of the Future’ by David Wallace Wells You asked for details on books that might be of interest. I have just finished reading ‘The Uninhabitable Earth – a Story of the Future’ by David Wallace Wells It is an extremely well researched book that draws its material from aContinue reading “‘The Uninhabitable Earth – a Story of the Future’”