CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's London community action article and is for news and comment in that context. Image attribution: Philralph
  • Clean air ‘a right not a privilege’, says London mayor as Ulez is expanded, (Aug 29, 2023)
  • The pedal-powered ‘zero waste’ grocer taking on London’s supermarkets, (Aug 03, 2023)
  • Zimbabwe’s therapeutic ‘friendship benches’, coming to a city near you, (Jul 26, 2023)
  • Cultural connections in the classroom, Wicked Leeks (Jun 08, 2023)
  • Where property prices are set by what local people earn, BBC News (May 01, 2023)
  • Beavers to return to London as part of urban rewilding, The Guardian (Mar 21, 2023)
  • London to offer free school meals to all primary pupils for a year, The Guardian (Feb 19, 2023)
  • London to gain new garden in the sky, as the Camden Highline gets green light, (Jan 20, 2023) — Planning approval has been granted for the first section of the Camden Highline, running from Camden Gardens to Royal College Street. It will see the transformation of a section of disused railway into a new elevated urban park for London. The project is now set to offer much-needed green space to underserved communities, while creating a new global attraction for London, akin to New York’s High Line.

2022[edit | edit source]

  • "What if the only important work left is to care for each other and care for the planet?" asks Greenwich's Care + Planet, The Daily Alternative (Dec 01, 2022)
  • Money to grow: radical policy helps UK communities green their own spaces, The Guardian (Nov 25, 2022)
  • Amazon's e-cargo bikes and walkers to eat into London carbon footprint, (Jul 04, 2022)
  • Communities need a say in reviving 800 dead spaces across London, Siân Berry, (Jun 06, 2022)
  • Majority of residents think Staveley Rd barrier is a success, (May 30, 2022)
  • Islington Climate Emergency Centre – a movement is growing, (Mar 29, 2022) — "The science is clear. It's not those fighting to put food on the table who need to fix this mess, right? It's the high consuming communities, high consuming individuals who need to act furthest and fastest." Tom Bailey,
  • A "makerspace" can be more than just crafting. London's Bloqs shows how it can boost local economy (and autonomy), The Alternative UK (Feb 07, 2022)
  • Camden calls for sites that could deliver Community led housing, (Feb 02, 2022)

2021[edit | edit source]

'It's a tranquil paradise': the gardener transforming his city estate into a green haven, Nov 20[1]

Campaign urges Londoners to take over parking spaces for a day, Sep 24[2]

Beavers set to be released in London as part of urban rewilding, Jul 2[3]

Community, community, community: WHO IS IT FOR? Apr 29...[4]Croydon

Involving people in planning will help us build a better city, Claire Harding, Mar 2[5]

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