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April 2020

Earth Day 2020

April 22
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 Go to Information - Useful links for full details The celebration of ‘Earth Day’ began in the US in 1970 when Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat Senator and governor of Wisconsin,  proposed April 22 as a day for Americans to speak out about the environmental crisis.  See him speaking here. Since then Earth Day has been observed not only in the US but around the world.  In 2016, the United Nations chose Earth Day as the day when the historic Paris…

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June 2020

Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
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The Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum is an annual student-run conference which aims to create discourse with the community and student body of Cambridge, and encourage positive action towards sustainability. This year's theme is 'Towards a Sustainable Future: Local Actions, Global Betterment'.  It will be held via Zoom. Here is the agenda: 10:00 - 10:10 Introduction to CCSF 10:10 - 10:40 Interconnectivity of individual actions and global changes -  Prof Jane Heal, Emeritus Philosophy Professor at Cambridge and Trustee of…

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Transition Cambridge monthly ‘Cafes’: Doughnut Economics

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
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Transition Cambridge organises monthly cafes, actual or virtual depending on the rules at the time, with lively conversations, talks, presentations and films.  More details, and the programme for future cafes, here. The next Cafe will be a discussion on Doughnut Economics. Wednesday 17th June 2020 19:00-20:30 online Contact Matt for the Zoom link. Transition demands a fresh narrative for our economic life. Oxford economist Kate Raworth has offered the Doughnut model for our enlightenment and Martin Roach will lead a…

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Monthly Cambridge Virtual Repair Cafes

June 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm BST
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This is an edited extract from the Circular Cambridge website:  (links in italics) On the last Wednesday of the month, people in Cambridgeshire can use Zoom to get their broken items seen by an experienced Cambridgeshire Repair Café repairer, without even leaving their home! The next one is on Wednesday 24 June. Over lunchtime, you’ll be able to 'bring in' electricals*, household and garden items, bicycles, toys, jewellery and clothing for 1:1 repair advice. There’ll be advice on software troubles too. Everything’s being done virtually…

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Guided Nature Walk: Stapleford Parish Pit

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST

A wildflower walk to Stapleford Parish Pit led by 2G3S member John 0’Boyle.  There is uneven ground on the site so sturdy footwear is advised.  There is no charge for this event. Stapleford Chalk Pit is a small nature reserve adjoining Magog Downs, managed by a group of Friends under the trusteeship of the Parish Council.  The pit was formed by the extraction of a hard chalk (clunch) for use as a building material and the repair of local roads. …

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The Time is Now virtual lobby S Cambs now 29 June!

June 30
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THE TIME IS NOW: VIRTUAL LOBBY FOR A HEALTHY, GREEN & FAIR RECOVERY (TUESDAY 30 JUNE) STOP PRESS: We are delighted to report that Anthony Browne has arranged a Zoom meeting for the South Cambs constituency at 4.00 pm on Monday 29 June.  It is not too late to register, as below.  You are not obliged to ask a question, but a large turnout will be indicative of the strength of feeling on the issues. Edited extract from The Climate…

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September 2020

2G3S virtual planning meeting

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
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We are still meeting online because of the pandemic.  It would be great to see you if you would like to come!  We shall be discussing possible future events, and progress on various campaigns such as the South Cambs District Council Zero Carbon campaign; contact with Anthony Browne; local transport issues.  Either stay for the whole meeting, or just drop in to say hello.  Bring your own cuppa! Email *protected email* with the heading 'Planning meeting' and you will be sent…

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What hope for cooks and forests dying in Africa?

September 28 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
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This will be a meeting held via Zoom.  Bill Powell  was to have spoken at our April meeting about the need for cleaner and more efficient cooking methods using farm and forestry waste in Uganda, including demonstrating a stove that he had seen used; but unfortunately the meeting couldn't go ahead because of the pandemic.  We have now arranged for him to talk to us online and answer questions. Lockdown didn’t only stop the UK in its tracks, it also…

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October 2020

Extinction Rebellion Conversation Evening

October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
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2G3S Conversation Evenings: Climate Change   Extinction Rebellion We are delighted to welcome Jenny and Derek Langley from Cambridge XR who will give their personal insight into what XR is all about, followed by a chance to ask questions 8 pm Monday 26 October 2020 A Zoom meeting: contact *protected email* with the heading ‘XR talk’ to be sent the link All welcome!              

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November 2020

Sustainable Dietary Choices Conversation Evening

November 23 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
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  CONVERSATION EVENING: SUSTAINABLE DIETARY CHOICES Duncan Catchpole, founder of The Cambridge Organic Food Company and committee member of Cambridge Sustainable Food, will talk and answer questions about how the food system is contributing to climate change, and how we can make good dietary choices from an environmental perspective. He will also update us on an exciting project to transform the local food system for the better: the Cambridge Food Hub. 8 pm Monday 23 November 2020 A Zoom meeting:…

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