This page is one of a few central locations for testing out the use of Template:News. As of Jan 2022, based on the spread of news across CASwiki the locations are News - News by location - News UK - News by UK location

  • Welcome to wild Britain: the beavers are back and there’s more to come, The Guardian (Jun 20, 2022, UK)
  • Getting Coherent, Alternative Editorial (Jun 19, 2022, UK)
  • The Work Project: Imagining Transition, UCL IIPP Blog, medium.com/ (May 31, 2022)
  • Rewilding, or just a greenwashed land grab? It all depends on who benefits, Eleanor Salter, The Guardian (May 28, 2022)
  • Neighbourhood green space is in rapid decline, deepening both the climate and mental health crises, The Conversation (May 18, 2022)
  • How filling the UK’s unused land with fruit and veg could help make us and our environment healthier - and help fight inequality, The Conversation (May 17, 2022)
  • Massive majorities in the UK value their community members most to sort out problems (and MPs least). Power to the lowest level is the cry, The Daily Alternative (May 16, 2022)
  • Bee highways: how they work and why we need them, The Conversation (May 12, 2022) — Includes map of the bee highway
  • God’s own gardens: why churchyards are some of our wildest nature sites, The Guardian (May 06, 2022)
  • Charity trustees can invest for positive environmental impact – landmark legal ruling, Pioneers Post (May 05, 2022)
  • Bugs Matter survey finds that UK flying insects have declined by nearly 60% in less than 20 years, Buglife (May 05, 2022)
  • Five ways the new sustainability and climate change strategy for schools in England doesn’t match up to what young people actually want, The Conversation (May 04, 2022)
  • How are local councils tackling climate change?, BBC News (May 01, 2022)
  • Extinction Rebellion scientists: why we glued ourselves to a government department, The Conversation (Apr 27, 2022)
  • No space for a heat pump? Here’s how your whole street could get off gas heating, The Conversation (Apr 11, 2022)
  • Why the government needs to make sure net zero is in local plans, CPRE (Mar 25, 2022)
  • Local citizens’ assemblies in the UK: a second report card, constitution-unit.com (Mar 25, 2022)
  • Plum job: UK public asked to track fruit trees for climate study, theguardian.com (Mar 19, 2022)
  • Community businesses emerged stronger from pandemic, Locality research reveals, thenews.coop (Mar 16, 2022)
  • There are solutions to the food crisis. But ploughing up Britain isn’t one of them. George Monbiot, theguardian.com (Mar 16, 2022)
  • Broad civil society coalition asks government to cut fossil fuels to also help with cost of living, greenpeace.org.uk (Mar 15, 2022) — 39 organisations spanning environmental campaigns, social justice and fuel poverty have written to the government calling for greater support for vulnerable households and for decarbonisation to help bolster the UKs energy security. The open letter, signed by groups ranging from Mums for Lungs, Environmental Justice Foundation, to Save the Children UK, calls on the Prime Minister, the Chancellor and the Business Secretary to ensure the upcoming energy independence plan tackles the climate emergency, gets the UK off gas, addresses air pollution, lowers bills and protects vulnerable households. “This is a fossil fuel crisis, and new fossil fuels from the likes of fracking or new North Sea oil and gas aren’t going to solve our problems." Rebecca Newsom, Greenpeace UK
  • UK ministers urged to promote e-bikes to tackle health and climate crises, theguardian.com (Mar 13, 2022)
  • Democracy Made in England: Where Next for English Local Government?, electoral-reform.org.uk (Mar 09, 2022) — "It is not for the centre at Westminster to decide how local communities should see themselves and how they should be governed, but to set out how those communities can choose their own governance, how citizens can themselves reinvigorate local democracy." Dr Jess Garland, ERS Director of Research and Policy
  • The “cost-of-living crisis” is real and fixable by wealth taxes. In the meantime, community energy groups and cooperative farms provide help on food and fuel, The Alternative UK (Mar 06, 2022)
  • UK not prepared for climate impacts, warns IPCC expert, theguardian.com (Mar 04, 2022)
  • Hedgehog highways: what are they and how to help build one, The Conversation (Mar 04, 2022)
  • Net Zero Strategy: legal challenge granted permission, Friends of the Earth (Mar 02, 2022)
  • New grants to help communities tackle food and climate change, sustainweb.org (Feb 28, 2022) — Grants of up to £5,000 are open to any local food partnership, local authority or community group in the UK.
  • Building Community Action Through Climate Hubs, Transition Together (Feb 27, 2022, Surrey) — guide to community-led climate hubs from Zero Carbon Guildford
  • Green space access is not equal in the UK – and the government isn’t doing enough to change that, The Conversation (Feb 25, 2022)
  • If we use this website to identify our "Assets of Community Value", communities will exert more power over local land, The Alternative UK (Feb 19, 2022)
  • Give 1.9 million more people access to publically funded care and create almost a million new jobs through a new universal care service, New Economics Foundation (Feb 18, 2022) — Planned government investment to transform social care amounts to just 6% of what is needed, despite 1.8 million with unmet care needs.
  • Here’s how far people want the government to limit their freedoms for the sake of the planet – new research, The Conversation (Feb 17, 2022)
  • Who owns Britain’s underground heat? Answering this could help slash energy bills and carbon emissions, The Conversation (Feb 16, 2022)
  • More than eight million trees lost this winter in the UK, BBC News (Feb 16, 2022)
  • We're advancing towards a 4-day week - from above (government prototypes) and below (individuals and companies), The Alternative UK (Feb 15, 2022)
  • New greenfield housing still designed around cars, report finds, BBC News (Feb 07, 2022)
  • A tussle over tree planting, Wicked Leeks (Feb 04, 2022)
  • How community ownership can secure the UK’s food security through buying family farms, Stir to Action (Feb 03, 2022) — How a national crisis of family-owned farms presents an opportunity for a new generation of community owners
  • Cranes: why Britain’s tallest bird just had its best breeding year since the 1600s, The Conversation (Feb 03, 2022)
  • What do we mean by public luxury? Glorious spaces that people can use and enjoy freely, cutting consumption and increasing connection, The Alternative UK (Jan 28, 2022)
  • UK Sharing Libraries Network: Strengthening a Movement, networkofwellbeing.org (Jan 24, 2022)
  • 'Chemical cocktail’ polluting English rivers - MPs warn, BBC News (Jan 13, 2022)
  • A startling UK map showing how much we use land for animal agriculture - and how much solar is crowded out, The Alternative UK (Jan 24, 2022)

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