This week's Cafe Politique will be a talk by the Headingly Transition Town, TINWOLF, at the Common Place, 6.30, this Wednesday.
Come down to find oput more about Transition Towns, examples from around the country, what TINWOLF has done so far, and a visioning session around sustainability themes.
Talks kick off at 6.30 with yummy grub (providedon donationby the Cafe Collective) at about 8.
the next ethical and environmental assembly meeting will be on Monday 25th at 5pm in ARC meeting room 6.
Come and discuss the union council agenda and if you could help in green week with carbon foot print calculating that would be ace!
In future meetings we also need to discuss about how we might go about reforming union democracy as the current system is planned to be changed, but how can we make a system in which more people can be involved in the decision making?
Please come along if you can as we could do with more folks
CRITICAL MASS is fast approaching next Friday the 29th Jan. Please make an effort to get friends to come along, for Novembers Critical Mass we were thin on the ground with about only 12 cyclists so it was a little hairy.
Lets make critical mass a really big thing for Leeds, the capture the flag game last Friday was amazing with over a hundred people taking to the streets and reclaimed the city centre to have some fun, so lets try and do the same on your bikes!
The first GA goosemoor VEG BOX order probably isn't going to happen untill the 25th because the coop shifts havn't filled up. That means anyone who wants veg needs to order and pay by monday afternnon and it arrives on Thursday the 28th.
Sign up for a shift at the Coop and we want to be open properly as soon as poss. Thursday shifts are particularly fun and busy, there should be AT LEAST three people around thursday morning for all the deliveries.
On Wednesday 20th January 2010 Leeds City Councillors will debate
proposals for reducing city-wide carbon emissions in Leeds to prevent
dangerous climate change*. The outcome of the vote on this debate is
A city-wide target for Leeds of only 5% carbon reductions by 2020
will not set Leeds on a path of achieving the target of 80% reductions
A coalition of local groups including Leeds Friends of the Earth, Stop
Climate Chaos Leeds, Tidal, and Schumacher North, has been lobbying
Leeds City Councillors to commit to city-wide year-on-year reductions
Rossport Solidarity Gathering
Food & Accomodation for donations.
Fri: 12-5pm cycle caravan meeting. For those wanting to help organise the proposed
bike ride from the UK and around Ireland to Mayo.
6pm-7.30pm: Introduction to Shell to Sea & the rossport solidarity camp. (for
Sat: 9.30: tea/coffee
10-11am: Update from the camp & the community.
11-11.30am: Brainstorm of ideas of what we want to do this year to support the