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Marian farrell's Blog – December 2009 Archive (5)

Friends of the Earth Activist update on Copenhagan

COP out - the struggle for climate justice continues

Well our campaigners have battled their way back from Copenhagen on snow-blighted trains.

We thought you might like to read copenhagen.pdfsome more detail on the outcomes of Copenhagen, and what our campaigners have been doing.

Some of you have been taking part in our Copenhagen Action Alerts over the past fortnight. If so, thank you.… Continue

Added by marian farrell on December 21, 2009 at 22:07 — No Comments

Climate Change editorials

in the words of Franny Armstrong, campaigning film maker...

Massive congratulations to Ian Katz at the Guardian, who has pulled off a genuinely historic coup by persuading 56 newspapers in 45 countries to print the same editorial this morning, (Monday 7th December) marking the start of Copenhagen. First time the world's media has ever spoken with one voice. Almost... you've gotta love one… Continue

Added by marian farrell on December 9, 2009 at 7:00 — No Comments

Tim O Riordan paper on sustainable development in Derry

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Tim O’Riordan is an Emeritus Professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England. He is a member of the UK Sustainable Development Commission and the Cambridge Programme for Industry Business and Environment Programme. He had researched widely on the transition to sustainability in Europe and especially the UK. He is also… Continue

Added by marian farrell on December 8, 2009 at 19:46 — No Comments

Mark Durkan letter on Climate Change

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Attached is a copy of a letter sent by Mark Durkan MP MLA today to David Miliband MP, Foreign Secretary, in relation to the Climate Summit in Copenhagen. This summit commences today and lasts until 19 December. A similar letter has also been issued today to Ed Miliband MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

This letter represents the most… Continue

Added by marian farrell on December 8, 2009 at 19:37 — No Comments

Growing Together - Fountain and Glen Community Allotment Project

Growing Together.doc

Transition Derry is linking with Jeanette Warke, Cathedral Youth Club and Maeve Mc Laughlin, Glenview Development Initiative to spark interest in community vegetable growing. Mark Patterson BBC Radio Foyle and gardener Gareth Austin have visited both areas and are supporting the project. You can listen to the interview with Jeanette on…


Added by marian farrell on December 2, 2009 at 17:30 — No Comments

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