Blog

Dorking Advertiser Urges Climate Action

dorking ad square

Please support this campaign. But a paper. Write in to the letters page.

Ready To Do More? Join Us

Dorking Climate Emergency needs your help.

We have lots of little tasks that need doing (writing to MPs; visiting councillor surgeries; writing to supermarkets).

Every little offer of help welcomed. Training/guidance provided.

email: contact@dorking-climate-emergency.net 

Keep trying if you don’t hear straight back from us! (We’re busy too),

Thank you.

UPDATE – January 2020 Climate Café Discussion Feedback – What Can We Do?

We had a great Climate Café on Saturday, thanks all for your engagement and ideas.

We put the results into a document so we can make and track progress.

There’s a PDF here – and the pages are embedded below too.

DCE What Can We Do Climate Café Jan 19-page-001DCE What Can We Do Climate Café Jan 19-page-002DCE What Can We Do Climate Café Jan 19-page-003DCE What Can We Do Climate Café Jan 19-page-004DCE What Can We Do Climate Café Jan 19-page-005

Join Us

Climate breakdown is serious and is happening now.

Individual actions help but only collective action can address this situation.

Please email us on dorking.climate.emergency@gmail.com or call 01306 889278 to find how you can help.

Thank you.

EVENT – Informal Meet To Review the MVDC Development Plan Thurs 30th Narnia Room Old House at Home

west street traffic square crop

Pencil in THURSDAY 30TH JAN for an evening meet-up at The Narnia Room, Old House at Home.

Mainly to look at Mole Valley’s Draft Plan for meeting govt. building targets. c7,000 houses throughout the area, many on Green Belt land, + other developments.

See item 3 at http://www.molevalley.gov.uk/index.cfm?articleid=51670

Or read our ‘digest’ shortened version with a table giving outlines of all
proposed development sites here.

Public consultation begins on Feb 3rd with a series of exhibitions across the Mole Valley.
http://futuremolevalley.org/january-2020-update/

It runs for 7 weeks (originally 6 but we asked for an extension).

More About Dorking Climate Emergency

Dorking Climate Emergency needs your help.

We have lots of little tasks that need doing (writing to MPs; visiting councillor surgeries; writing to supermarkets).

Every little offer of help welcomed. Training/guidance provided.

email: contact@dorking-climate-emergency.net or call: 01306 889278

Keep trying if you don’t hear straight back from us. We have jobs kids and busy lives just like everyone else.

Our Analysis of the UK Conservative Manifesto 2019 Commitments

Embedded below and PDF downloadable on this link is the new UK Government commitments made in 2019, that they can now be held accountable for delivering upon.

Albeit, the stated commitments do not appear to match the high-level objectives of achieving net zero carbon by 2050, which in itself is a risky delay in achieving net zero for mitigating global temperature rise and increased catastrophic weather events.

Dorking Climate Emergency Analysis UK Government Conservative Manifesto 2019 Commitments-1Dorking Climate Emergency Analysis UK Government Conservative Manifesto 2019 Commitments-2Dorking Climate Emergency Analysis UK Government Conservative Manifesto 2019 Commitments-3Dorking Climate Emergency Analysis UK Government Conservative Manifesto 2019 Commitments-4

More About Dorking Climate Emergency

Dorking Climate Emergency needs your help.

We have lots of little tasks that need doing (writing to MPs; visiting councillor surgeries; writing to supermarkets).

Every little offer of help welcomed. Training/guidance provided.

email: contact@dorking-climate-emergency.net or call: 01306 889278

Keep trying if you don’t hear straight back from us. We have jobs kids and busy lives just like everyone else.

Our Response to Transport For the South East’s Consultation

Dorking Climate Emergency have responded as below to the consultation questionnaire.

PDF download: Letter to SE Transport strategy

Letter-to-SE-Transport-strategy-1Letter-to-SE-Transport-strategy-2Letter-to-SE-Transport-strategy-3Letter-to-SE-Transport-strategy-4

 

More About Dorking Climate Emergency

Dorking Climate Emergency needs your help.

We have lots of little tasks that need doing (writing to MPs; visiting councillor surgeries; writing to supermarkets).

Every little offer of help welcomed. Training/guidance provided.

email: contact@dorking-climate-emergency.net or call: 01306 889278

Keep trying if you don’t hear straight back from us. We have jobs kids and busy lives just like everyone else.

Progress Update for Q4 2019

 –Q4 2019 PROGRESS UPDATE–

We’ve been busy.

Here’s what we did in the last 3 months of 2019.

  • Ran Question Time Panel event at Crossways Baptist Hall, with panel members including Surrey County Councillor (SCC), Mole Valley District Councillor (MVDC), Campaign for Rural England (CPRE) chair, Green Party, Extinction Rebellion (XR) Rep, Environmental Solutionist from SECA
  • Held Family week of seven events in November 2019, including the world premiere of ‘Winnie the Pooh and the Fracking Well’ at Westcott
  • Organised Sustainable farming talk in Burgundy & Black Café
  • Helped and encouraged the Dorking Trees4Life start up
  • Ran the monthly Climate Café at Christian Centre
  • Promoted and encouraged for a new refill centre in Dorking, coming soon in early 2020
  • Published and circulated 1500 copies of Six Shocking Truths’ and other booklets & information sheets
  • Held various high street stalls for engaging with the community
  • Worked towards growth of the group and growth of the tasks being undertaken.
  • Joined core group of Surrey Climate Commission; attended kick-off event, community forum event, and draft carbon baseline for Surrey reporting session 
  • Promoted the DCE Dead Cockerel’ logo to get across this important message about climate risk
  • Wrote regular updates on DCE website, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram.
  • Created detailed DCE plan for 2020 (looking forward to 1yr on from declaring Climate Emergencies!)
  • Joined Dorking Town Forum
  • Became member of Mole Valley’s Climate Forum
  • Responded to a series of consultations about transport, Surrey environment, airports, etc
  • Given talks to various organisations (Ashtead Transition, Dorking Business Breakfast club, etc)

Thank you everyone for your help and encouragement.  It’s a big and important task.

We need your help! We have lots of little tasks that need doing (writing to MPs; visiting councillor surgeries; writing to supermarkets).  Every little offer of help welcomed. Training/guidance provided.

email: contact@dorking-climate-emergency.net