ACE reports a year of climate action as treasurer Tess McMahon steps down

ACE ‘s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in the Victoria Hall, Settle on 17 September  reported a year of wide ranging activities from regular monthly Green Café meetings, activities around COP26 (United Nations climate talks), work with local authorities, the voluntary sector and other climate change campaigning groups.

The meeting elected a new steering group and officers and expressed its appreciation and thanks to Tess McMahon (photographed) a founder member of ACE who was retiring as treasurer.

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Climate campaigners call for a global day of action

Barry White

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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ACE launches its energy crossword

Our crossword, ACE energy crossword, is now published on line with thanks to its creator, Sandy Tod!  The puzzle can always be found at:

Share the link to share your puzzle: anyone who visits this page can print the puzzle or solve it online, without needing to create an account. You can customize sharing options on your puzzle page, while logged in.

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Green Café meeting discusses cutting carbon use

Barry White

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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