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Greenwich Council declares climate emergency

This week has seen another environmental victory as Greenwich Council has decided to declare a climate emergency. Our co-ordinator, Caolán Byrne, requested that a climate emergency be declared at the February 2019 council meeting and this was met at the time with a blank refusal as the Labour administration argued that the existing strategy was […]

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New Threat To Greenwich Wildlife – Greens Call For Urgent Environmental Assessment

Plans to dredge part of the Thames off Greenwich Peninsula could harm precious wildlife habitats. The owners of the Intercontinental Hotel by the O2 have submitted an application to Greenwich Council to extend the pier that lies adjacent to the Hotel. The pier, known as the Ordinance Wharf pier, is currently disused and the submitted plans seek […]

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Greenwich Ecology Park Saved

On Tuesday 6 November Greenwich Council Planning Board considered proposals for a 13 storey tower by the Greenwich Ecology Park – and refused them! This is great news for our wildlife. The proposed tower would have cast a very significant shadow over the park, damaging the ecosystem permanently by reducing ground temperatures and sunlight. At […]

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Thank you!

In the Council elections in May, Greenwich residents voted Green in unprecedented numbers! Green candidates for the target ward of Peninsula (covering East Greenwich) Matt Browne, Dan Garrun and Jenny Murphy got 32% of the vote, up from the 19% achieved in the ward in 2014. Whilst this wasn’t quite enough to win, it has […]

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