On April 8th We hosted an online Hustings, with members of the Green, Labour and Liberal Democrat Parties answering questions of the public, Chaired very capably by local author and barrister Hashi Mohammed. Watch the full video above.
Here is the text of the letter that Brent FoE has sent to the Council in response to the Consultation on the Climate Emergency strategy. A pdf can be downloaded or viewed here.
13 January 2021
Our open letter to Brent Council re expanding active travel in Brent:
To: Chief Executive Carolyn Downs
CC: Councillor Muhammed Butt, Councillor Krupesh Hirani, Assistant Chief Executive Shazzia Hussain,
These are unsettling times for us all, particularly the most vulnerable in our society. The most important thing you can do right now is to keep yourself, and the wider community, safe. If we are to be effective climate activists in the future, we need to look after our physical and mental wellbeing now.
Friends of the Earth Press Release:
Will Rundle, head of legal at Friends of the Earth, said “This ruling is an absolutely ground-breaking result for climate justice. We were fighting a project that would have had dire implications for present and future generations.”
2040 with panel discussion at Lexi Cinema
There will be another showing at the same time on March 5th, but without a panel discussion.