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February 2017

Haringey Climate Forum on waste and recycling 4 April

Waste is an important source of global warming gases carbon dioxide and methane. So reducing our waste is an important part of climate change mitigation.
In recent years recycling rates have stalled. This meeting will look at what the issues are and what we can all do to increase our recycling rate and reduce residual waste.
The […]

January 2017

Haringey Climate Forum meeting Jan 2017 notes

HCF 4020 meeting 25 January 2017
Attendance: Joe Baker, Norman Beddington, Jonathan Boswell, Cllr Natan Doron, Quentin Given, Pamela Harding, Bob Lindsay-Smith, Joyce Rosser, Nick Smith (Housing Strategy),
Apologies: Alan Morton, Sona Mahtani, Cara Jenkinson, Martin Laheen.
1. Housing Strategy. Nick Smith explained the areas of most relevance to climate and energy. There are many agreed commitments, but […]

December 2016

Haringey’s latest carbon report

Haringey’s sixth annual carbon report has now been published and is on-line here.


A revised version with page numbering will be available soon.

It has some goods news – emissions from Haringey have dropped some 26% since 2005, and emissions per capita have fallen even more, by some 37%. This is largely due to changes in electricity […]

November 2016

Home energy efficiency and renewables update

 At our meeting on 2 November we heard the outcome and conclusions of the Smart Homes project and other updates on home energy efficiency and the new Zero Carbon Offset levy.

  • Smart Homes – Presentation by Sadhbh Ni Hogain

The project broadly met its targets and exceeded some – especially for blocks of flats (one of […]

October 2016

2016-17 Haringey Climate Forum grants announced

The Forum has awarded grants for 2016-17 to three local bidders:

  1. The Selby Centre for a project to engage people in making their own solar chargers and through that raising awareness and action on home energy use.
  2. Estates Elite Recycling for a project targeting recycling levels, especially of food waste, and again raising awareness of […]

Meeting on home energy 2 November

The next Forum meeting will be on home energy use – Wednesday 2 November 6.30pm in Haringey Civic Centre.

Energy use in our homes is responsible for over 50% of CO2 emissions in Haringey . This meeting will look at:

  • What we’ve learned from the Smart Homes Project
  • Zero Carbon Development as a potential source of […]

July 2016

Haringey Climate Forum annual meeting 20 June

Haringey 40:20 Steering Group Meeting

The group had its annual review meeting on 20 June – here are the minutes of the meeting.

Date:               Monday 20th June 2016

Time:               19:00

Venue:            Room 3, Civic Centre, Haringey Council

 Attendees: Quentin Given (organiser), Joe Baker (notes), Cara Jenkinson, Chris Barker, Alan Morton, Joyce Rosser, Pamela Harling, Cllr […]

Haringey Climate Forum community grants 2016

The 40:20 HCF community grants programme 2016-17 is now live.


We welcome bids up to £3,000 to a grants fund totalling £9,500. The deciding panel will allocate the available grant in the best way possible. The closing date is 9am on Monday 12 September. We will hope to make decisions within a week.

The bids must to […]

March 2016

Haringey – Air Pollution and Climate Change

London Rooftops by DncnH Flickr







Air pollution and its health impacts have been much in the news, with the government being taken to court – again – for failing to meet European standards. But we know that many of the sources of air pollution, that […]

November 2015

Spurs Development


Existing stadium Diego Sideburns FlickrAs well as tackling existing housing stock, it’s clear we need to ensure that new developments set a low carbon example. And if the big carbon savings from having a district energy scheme are to be realised, then it is vital that […]