Local Action

Locally Led Climate Action

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Locally led climate action is being advocated by The Local Government Association (LGA) who have recently written…The impact of local climate action can be enormous, and local authorities are united in the call for devolved approaches that realise this potential. Tackling climate change is one of the biggest threats facing our communities and ranks high …

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COP28: Now We Rise

COP28 Now We Rise

COP28: Now We Rise saw Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) members attending our Green Café meeting on Saturday 9 December (pictured) marking a Day of Action for Climate Justice, along with others across the UK and Globe. COP28 Now We Rise was called by the Climate Justice Coalition to coincide with the last three days …

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From global to local: making a difference to tackle climate change

Barry White From global to local: making a difference to tackle climate change and raising raising awareness, is key in campaigning on the climate emergency. David Howlett (pictured)who lives in Malham and works for the UN Climate Change High Level Champions, explained tothe 11 November Green Café meeting in Settle held by ACE (Action on ClimateEmergency) the …

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Settle’s Home Grown Energy

Settle’s Home Grown Energy

Participate in Settle’s Home Grown Energy Business by taking local action in the same week Rishi Sunak has rowed back on the UK government’s net zero policies. Action on Climate Emergency (ACE) Settle and Area has announced their own response to the energy transition. At Settle Methodist Church’s “Let’s Talk Local” event held on 17th …

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Settle Fair Trade Community

Settle fair trade community

Settle fair trade community. Thanks to the hard work of ACE’s food group, to all the businesses that sell fair trade goods locally and others including the support of Settle Primary School, Settle Town Council, Settle Churches and Liz Roodhouse, from Skipton Fairtrade, Settle has now become accredited as a fair trade community. To celebrate …

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Ticket office closure protest at Appleby Station

Protestors at Appleby Station August 2023

Pete Lazenby and Barry White Huw Merriman MP, Minister of State at the Department of Transport took refuge in Appleby-in-Westmorland railway station ticket office as protesters opposing plans put forward by the rail companies to shut nearly 1,000 of them, demonstrated at the station on 17 August. Mr Merriman, whose duties include responsibility for “rail …

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Wanted – your views on local transport

Let's Talk Transport

Barry White North Yorkshire residents are being asked to share their travel habits in a bid to shape a transport strategy across North Yorkshire over the coming decades. A survey … Continue reading “Wanted – your views on local transport”
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Settle area prepares for local energy club

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Sarah Wiltshire Our energy group has been preparing for the setting up of a local energy club over the last 12 months. Following a three-stage consultation involving the public and … Continue reading “Settle area prepares for local energy club”
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Reducing our use of plastics nationally and locally

38 Degrees, an online social movement, estimates that nearly 2 billion pieces of plastic packaging are thrown away by UK households on a weekly basis. Of that nearly 300 million pieces of this waste come from fruit and veg packaging, primarily from supermarkets. Selling some items in plastic packaging not only contributes to our use …

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North Yorkshire CC launches climate consultation

Following our coverage of the announcement that North Yorkshire County  Council was launching a public consultation on their draft Climate Change Strategy on 13 February, see: http://acesettleandarea.org/public-consultation-on-climate-change-strategy-to-be-launched-next-month/ the following announcement appeared on the Council’s web site see: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/north-yorkshire-council-climate-change-strategy-2023-2030. ACE will be responding to the consultation which closes on 7 April. ‘In July 2022 a Climate …

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