A global day of action on the climate catastrophe, to urge governments to cut greenhouse gas emissions and shift to a low-carbon economy is being called for by civil society groups around the world. It will take place on Saturday 12 November, the mid-point of the Cop27 UN climate talks, which run from 6 to 18 November in Sharm el-Sheikh, hosted by the Egyptian government. However concerns have been expressed that protests in Egypt could be restricted in a country where the right to protest has been heavily curbed under the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
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Our crossword, ACE energy crossword, is now published on line with thanks to its creator, Sandy Tod! The puzzle can always be found at: https://mycrosswordmaker.com/1032039/ACE-energy-crossword
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Reducing our carbon dependency was discussed at our well-attended Green Café meeting on Saturday 12 March in Settle’s Victoria Hall. With the main focus on energy and transport there were a range of stalls and displays from groups including Settle Town and Craven District Councils, Settle Hydro, Settle Pool, St John’s Methodist Church Eco Group, Friends of Settle Carlisle Railway, Northern Rail and Dales Bus.
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Criticisms are mounting in the district over proposals put forward by North Yorkshire County Council for improvements to bus services in the County. Speaking at a virtual Zero Carbon Craven meeting yesterday afternoon organised by Hubbub, an environmental charity working with the district council, Paul Cochrane, who set up ACE’s recent transport and energy survey, urged people to make their concerns known to the county council. The county is currently consulting on its proposals for improvement to bus services, which, if supported by government funding, could start in April. The consultation closes on 7 February.
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