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Adapting to Climate Change; a guide for local councils

  Last Tuesday’s (9/3/10) launch of the joint third sector and ministerial task force report on climate change, the environment and sustainable development was a catalyst for other things to happen. Defra released a guide for local councils on adapting to climate change produced jointly with ACRE. This can be downloaded from this page on [...]

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Joint Ministerial and third sector taskforce report launched

Following on from this post, the report on the joint Ministerial and Third Sector Task Force on Climate Change, the Environment and Sustainable Development was formally launched at an event at the the Commonwealth Club this evening (9/3/10).  The event was chaired by Stephen Hale of Green Alliance and featured updates from members of the Task Force, [...]

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Joint third sector and ministerial Task Force – report launch

You are invited to the launch of Shaping our future The report from the joint ministerial and third sector Task Force on climate change, the environment and sustainable development Date: Tuesday March 9th Time: Registration from 5:30 for a prompt 6:00 start Location: tbc (central London) Format: The event will be followed by a drinks [...]

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Defra wins Compact Award for Excellence at a National Level

Last night (3/11/09) at the Compact Awards ceremony we won the award for Excellence at a National Level. We  are very pleased and already it’s causing a bit of a stir through the department. And so it should. Defra’s Third Sector Team is the grit in the oyster in all of this and we have [...]

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UK Climate Projections launched (significant!)

This image shows one of the things that happens in the UK if temperatures rise to 35 C on two consecutive days – the roads melt. So what are the chances of this happening? Well this is the sort of thing that the UK Climate Projections tools, launched by Defra later today (18/6/09), are designed to tell [...]

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