Monthly Archives: February 2014

  • UK Government facing EC proceedings on air pollution

    27th Feb 2014

    At long last, after vigorous campaigning and domestic legal cases brought by Clean Air for London and Client Earth, the EC has decided to pursue legal proceedings against the UK Government. This is extremely good news. The notice from the the EC can be accessed here. KECN is hopeful that this will lead to authorities in the UK taking air pollution more seriously before the case is concluded. With regard to Kent, it is hoped that the upcoming Local Sustainable …

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  • Summary of Climate Change Case Now Available

    20th Feb 2014

    Please see here a Summary of summons in Dutch climate caseRC _2_(1) regarding the Dutch government’s failure to adopt adequate measures to avoid dangerous climate change.

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  • Sign Petition to Save Beautiful Anticosti Island from fracking, gas and oil exploration

    19th Feb 2014

    Anticosti Island, located in the St. Lawrence Gulf in Qu├ębec,Canada is named the “Pearl of St Lawrence” for the splendor of its breathtaking scenery. The Island is a refuge for several endangered species of terrestrial flora and fauna as well as being rich in diverse aquatic life offshore. The long reefs located here are among the ten most ecologically sensitive areas in the St. Lawrence Gulf and are of crucial importance for the survival of all aquatic organisms in the …

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  • Europe’s Inadequate Approach to Climate Change

    17th Feb 2014

    KECN wrote to the President of the European Commission on January 21st 2014. Read the letter below. The response to KECN’s concerns can be found here RE 140318 January 21st 2014 Dear President Barroso Re: The protection of children and future generations requires drastic carbon cuts in Europe I am writing to you on behalf of the Kent Environment and Community Network (KECN) regarding the failure of the European Commission to devise and implement a scientifically robust climate change recovery …

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  • Our Legacy

    6th Feb 2014

    Grim video that illustrates our unfortunate impact on the planet.

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