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Community action has a lot to offer. See it, celebrate it and sample it.

Welcome to CASwiki's UK portal. Our focus is on Community Action for Sustainability. This includes community involvement through climate action, environmental action and many other sustainability topics.

The gift of climate and ecological emergency is that we all get to work together. Ordinary citizens and community groups naturally share what they learn, and what they know of what helps. Everyone can help, everyone has something to offer, everyone is welcome. We all need to design, make and grow a better future for ourselves, our communities and our world. Together we CAN. Yes we CAN.

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News and comment[edit | edit source]

  • News North Northamptonshire Council given £3.8m to reduce carbon footprint of three key facilities, BBC News (Jul 13, 2024)
  • News Council in Surrey launching an action fund for projects which help tackle the impact of climate change, BBC News (Jul 13, 2024) — Elmbridge Borough Council say the fund is for projects that make a "tangible difference" to education around carbon emissions, biodiversity enhancement, and energy, water, and waste reduction
  • News Contempt, gagging and UN intervention: inside the UK’s wildest climate trial, theguardian.com (Jul 12, 2024)
  • News Floods fuelled 19% drop in income from farming in England in 2023, theguardian.com (Jul 12, 2024)
  • News Wolds oil drilling plans quashed in landmark ruling, BBC News (Jul 11, 2024)

More UK news: Climate - Environment quality UK - Community involvement UK - Food UK - Towards sustainable economies UK

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Retrofit Reimagined: The Future Is Already Here
Authors: CIVIC SQUARE
Date: 2024-07-03
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Share and Repair Network - Meet 'The General Store Selkirk'
Authors: Circular Communities Scotland
Date: 2022-12-05
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How you can help create a community nature reserve in South Gloucestershire
Authors: South Gloucestershire Council
Date: 2023-05-31

Towards a more democratic and climate friendly way of meeting housing need across England, Towards sustainable economies Scotland, Gloucestershire community action

Events[edit | edit source]

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Message from Emma Bridge - the launch of Community Energy Fortnight 2023
Authors: Community Energy England
Date: 2023-06-09
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Co-production: What it is and how to do it
Authors: Social Care Institute for Excellence
Date: 2023-06-30
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How to take part in the Big Butterfly Count
Authors: Butterfly Conservation
Date: 2017-07-07

UK community action events

  • Event Aug 09, 2024 (Fri) — International Day of the World's Indigenous People, observed on 9 August each year to raise awareness and protect the rights of the world's indigenous population, un.org
  • Event Aug 12, 2024 (Mon) — International Youth Day, awareness day designated by the United Nations taking place on Aug 12 each year, un.org
  • Event Sep 15, 2024 (Sun) — Free Money Day, Global invitation for people to explore, in a liberating and fun way, what it might be like if our relationship to money was a little different. Sep 15, annually, freemoneyday.org
  • Event Sep 21, 2024 (Sat) — International Day of Peace, Globally shared date, Sep 21 each year for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace, internationaldayofpeace.org
  • Event Sep 22, 2024 (Sun)World Carfree Day, worldcarfree.net

2021-2030, UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030, International community action events

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Keywords sustainable community action
SDG SDG11 Sustainable cities and communities
Authors Phil Green
License CC-BY-SA-3.0
Language English (en)
Related 0 subpages, 998 pages link here
Aliases United Kingdom, Community action for sustainability UK
Impact 4,637 page views
Created August 17, 2015 by Phil Green
Modified July 21, 2024 by StandardWikitext bot
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