UN Framework Convention on Climate Change – Cancun, Mexico

The UN conference is about to begin.  It runs from 29 November to 10 December.   We hear about these conferences and see the sensational headlines about them but, if you want to know/do more, here are some websites to visit:

About the conference:   unfccc.int/2860.php

What we can do:

Day of Action  (4 December 2010) :   http://www.campaigncc.org   

Oxfam’s Rapid Response Team for Cancun Climate Talks:   http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=167060859993038

To Hell With Sustainability

I am always puzzled when someone says, ‘You can’t stop progress’.  I don’t want to – I just want to redefine what ‘progress’ means.  Here is an interesting blog post from No Impact Man Colin Beavan about how sustainability is not enough.

http://noimpactman.typepad.com/blog/2010/11/to-hell-with-sustainability.html

 

Fungal Foray 6 November 2010

Do you know your edible from your non-edible fungi???  If you are interested in finding out more, here is your chance.   The Forestry Commission is having a Fungal Foray on Saturday 6 November at Thetford Forest Park, at 10:30 and again at 14:00.   It is suitable for everyone over the age of 5 years.

There is a cost of ₤6 per adult and ₤4 per child.  For more information about locations and what to bring, go to their website at: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/website/ourwoods.nsf/LUWebDocsByKey/EnglandEastAngliaNoForestThetfordForestParkFungalForay

or, contact Jonathan Revett
Jonathan.Revett@Virgin.Net
01354 610274

See you there!