Deputations on the Edmonton Incinerator and Trees

CEC has joined forces with XR Camden, Canopy Coalition and BARA (Bartholomew Road Residents Association) to make two deputations to Camden Council's Culture and Environment Scrutiny Committee, chaired by Cllr. Awale Olad. view here. Tania gave a detailed and irrefutable explanation of why building a new waste incinerator in Edmonton would be extremely damaging for …

Letter to Camden about Retrofitting

Climate Emergency Camden's Built Environment Group has written to Camden Council's Climate Board about the necessity of prioritising refurbishment over demolition and rebuilding when dealing with its own building stock. The letter is as follows. The Greenest Building is one that already exists: We are writing to  Camden's Climate Board, as Camden Council moves forward …

Build Back Better

CEC, together with other groups, have written to the the leader of Camden Council about what will happen after Covid crisis is over, and public money is made available to drive the economy. Rather simply rebuild what we had before, we call on Camden to invest in a more resilient future. The crisis shows three …

CEC’s response on Camden’s Council’s Climate Action Plan

CEC have submitted to the Council our detailed consideration of Camden's draft proposals. Whilst we welcome these first steps, with call on the Council to act with more urgency and greater ambition. Our main point is that there needs to be more clarity about the overall objectives: there should be a clear strategy for achieving …

Retrofit to cut carbon emissions

Refurbishment and retrofitting of existing buildings is of vital importance to reduce carbon emissions caused by construction. CEC's Built Environment Group has sent an open letter to the Scrutiny Panel looking into Camden Council's Community Investment Programme, calling on the Council to prioritise refurbishment and retrofitting of their estate over demolition and rebuilding. This follows …