The MHSG stall at Ally Pally’s 150th anniversary on 21st July was a big success – a surprising number of people wanted to talk to us about draughtproofing despite the extreme heat! Lots of children took away cress seeds and we sold their parents radiator panels and light bulbs. A couple of new members as well, … Continue Reading
MHSG founder member Nancy Hocking writes: Professor Michael Jacobs brought good news to Muswell Hill Methodist Hall. The former Special Adviser to Gordon Brown, both at the Treasury and at No 10 and visiting Professor at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science … Continue Reading
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group will have a stall at Ally Pally’s 150th Birthday celebrations on 21st July from 11am – 4pm. Ally Pally is a much-loved local landmark and the celebrations look like they will be really popular. We’ll be selling energy-saving products, including radiator panels, energy monitors and LED bulbs at discounted prices and providing … Continue Reading
On 23rd May Michael Jacobs gave an excellent talk entitled “No time for pessimism – an overview of global climate science, economics and politics – see Climate talk slide presentation v2-2. He started off by setting out the reasons for gloom and doom such as the depressing fact that we’ve hit 400 ppm of CO2 (450 … Continue Reading
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group is launching an exciting new renewable energy co-operative called en10ergy Solar. This will provide a unique opportunity for our community to invest in solar panels on the roofs of schools and other community buildings. Investors will receive an attractive and fair return on their investment anticipated to start at 4% and increasing during … Continue Reading
Continuing in the series on London and Climate Change hosted by Transition Highgate and Muswell Hill Sustainability Group: London’s food in the spotlight: five ways to reduce the capital’s foodprint. We are delighted to welcome Dr Vicki Hird from Friends of the Earth to talk about the carbon impact of London’s food and how it … Continue Reading
As part of the 21st Century Homes weekend we had 6 homes open to demonstrate how the energy saving and renewables measures that we talked about on Saturday can be put into practice. All of our homes were booked out and visitors reported that they were very instructive.
We had a fantastic turnout at our 21st Century Homes event on 2/3 February. Over 100 people attended the conference and exhibition, and our talks were all packed (we’ll need bigger rooms next time!). Photos here!
On Friday 21st December the North London Waste Authority announced that it is withdrawing its planning application for a waste treatment (MBT) plant at Pinkham Way. Well done to the Pinkham Way Alliance who has fought so hard against the plant which was far too big and sited near homes and schools. Lots more info … Continue Reading
Don’t miss our talk and social on Thursday 20th December at 7.00pm at the Royal British Legion Hall on Muswell Hill Road N10 3NG. We’re lucky enough to have Paul Ekins, Professor of Resources and Environmental Policy from UCL to talk on Economic Growth and the Environment. Prof Ekins is a leading green academic who … Continue Reading