Category Archives: Climatechange

38 Degrees Flood Relief Fund

Within 24 hours  38 Degrees members had donated just over 100,000 to support victims of the devastating floods with £60,000 distributed to local community charities working with flood-hit communities including: Including:  Norfolk Community Foundation to provide emergency food, clothing and bottle sterilisation … Continue reading

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Air pollution causes 29,000 early deaths a year in the UK

The air we breathe has a direct impact on our health. But the government wants to push through damaging changes which remove the responsibility for local authorities to assess air pollution and declare where it is a problem. If successful, … Continue reading

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Protecting the Blue Loop, 22nd Sept, Kelham Island

Why is the Blue Loop important to Sheffield? (Victoria Wright, School of Animal and Plant Sciences). Diffuse Pollution – Why is it a problem and what can you do about it? (Adam Broadhead, Catchment Science Centre). Non Indigenous Species – … Continue reading

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Engineering Design Issues

A mind map to reflect most of the issues we explored at our Steering Group meeting last Thursday.  A possible theme for this project could focus around media and technology which seems to underpin just about everything including the sustainability agenda.

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Although the issues raised at our Post Fukushima Update Event in November 2012 are all well covered in our newsletter with speaker presentations also posted on our newsblog, owing to unexpected developments only three of the five planned speakers were able to join … Continue reading

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Sheffield Moors & Uplands: Our Next Event – 27th June

Thursday 27th June to explore topical land management issues covered in our recent feature using participative and interactive methods to ensure maximum exposure to our influential speakers. Online booking – 50 places only. FREE refreshments and brochure.  Book early. Hosted by Hill Dickinson LLP.  The … Continue reading

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Our First Newsletter

We are pleased to publish our first newsletter with updates of our activities and developments: Forthcoming event with George Monbiot on Rewilding our Uplands as part of our response to the recent Sheffield Moors Partnership Consultation; Fukushima Nuclear Disaster with Dr … Continue reading

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