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Welcome
. . . . What - Where - Why - How - Do

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2016, Coming up

July - Plastic Free July. Annual event.

11 - World Population Day W. Annual event. unfpa.org / ...more events

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2016, Recent edits

Norway pledges to become climate neutral by 2030, Jun 15 [1]

Featured - Video - Quote / . . . . places - topics - resources / category / UK . . . / Village pump

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New articles

Eugene, Oregon
Missoula

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China news

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Madagascar

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Gabon

Featured quote

“Planning automobile cities focuses on saving time. Planning accessible cities focuses on time well spent”



R Cervero

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Recent discussion

Communities taking charge of local economies

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Netherlands: Nijmegen wins European Green Capital Award 2018, Jun 22 [2]

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Urban sustainability: How to win back the city: the Barcelona en Comú guide to overthrowing the elite, Jun 22 [3]

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Sweden: Swedish Capital Stockholm Divests From Fossil Fuel Investments, Jun 16 [4]

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Sharing: The Library of Things: 8 Spaces Changing How We Think About Stuff, Jun 15 [5]

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Climate change: Melbourne renewable energy project provides global blueprint, Jun 10 [6]

References

  1. The Guardian
  2. European Green Capital
  3. The Guardian
  4. @CleanTechnica
  5. Shareable
  6. The Guardian


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Berlin pulls funds out of fossil fuel companies, Jun 23 [1]

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Ireland: Galway is 2017 European Green Leaf! Jun 22 [2]

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China news: China's plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners, Jun 20 [3]

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The Expo Line, and five other reasons Los Angeles may finally shed its car-centric reputation, Jun 10 [4]

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First Israeli Transition Gathering, Jun 10 [5]

References

  1. gofossilfree.org
  2. European Green Capital
  3. The Guardian
  4. CityMetric
  5. Transition Network


What

Community action for sustainability, or CASwiki, is information and knowledge sharing, but with a focus on what might be useful to community groups and active citizens. You can help. What can we do to make our communities more sustainable and in support of environmental, social and economic wellbeing? / About CASwiki - Join

Where

At any level from local communities through villages, towns, cities, countries, regions, continents or the whole world. Check out our current list of 269 locations. If the location you're interested in isn't there, can you help by sharing some information about that place in either an existing article, or through starting a new article? ...more

Why

"We start with the simple proposition that citizens should be able to influence decisions which affect the places and communities in which they live, work and visit."

Sustainability isn't just something for experts. It's about everyone's quality of life and we all have a part to play.

CASwiki aims to help link up community and personal action for sustainability worldwide. ...more

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How

Knowledge sharing can help! It can help with finding contacts, making connections and networking. As well as information about places CASwiki shares information and knowledge about 29 Community action for sustainability topics (what we can do - see right hand column) and Resources to help action.

Do

Do help! Do please help CASwiki grow! Share something today! Share your knowledge and information.

Improve articles by clicking "edit" at top of the page or section. Our philosophy is: Be Bold and contribute!

Our Places, Topics, Resources

Any questions? Please ask via our talk page

Social media

Follow us on

twitter: @caswiki
Pinterest: Community action for sustainability - Sustainable Africa - Sustainable Latin America - Sustainable Asia and Oceania - Sustainable Europe - Sustainable North America - Sustainable UK - Sustainable South East England - Sustainable Malling

CASwiki news

As of mid-December 2015, all scheduled CASwiki articles have been copied across, updated or set up.

As of early September all CASwiki topic articles have been copied across, updated or set up.

August 2015, wiki name changed to Community action for sustainability, CASwiki (from Sustainable community action, scawiki)

As of May 2015 half of around 60 topic articles have been set up, as well as all 269 location articles. The remaining topic articles and Sustainable community action Resources articles should get set up during 2015. After that the focus can switch to developing the wiki and its community of editors. / A brief history of scawiki


Village cinema

from Sustainable transport activism

from Spain

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CASwiki... Places - Topics - Resources / About - Join - Talk - Village pump / UK


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.