Why is there so much Doubt Surrounding Climate Change?

Why is there so much doubt surrounding climate change? The Paradox There is a befuddling paradox surrounding what we believe about climate change. There is a huge body of scientific analysis that has been amassing over the past few decades, which overwhelmingly points the finger at us. This stream of evidence is continuously increasing. Five Read more about Why is there so much Doubt Surrounding Climate Change?[…]

Smart Communities promoting Energy checks at the Sunray and Egmont Residents Association (SERA)

Our Smart Communities team took part in an event in South West London on Sunday the 2nd of November, at the SERA (Sunray and Egmont Residents Association). People from the residents association and local authorities were discussing about infrastructures, planning, services and safety of the neighbourhood and private house maintenance. On this occasion Smart communities set Read more about Smart Communities promoting Energy checks at the Sunray and Egmont Residents Association (SERA)[…]

Solar Panel Electricity Systems

Produce cheap and clean electricity from sunlight and GET PAID Electricity prices have increased by roughly 7% every year for more than a decade. The demand for electricity has also grown substantially over the past few years. The residential sector is largely responsible for this increase. Solar panel systems can be designed so that a household’s electricity demand is wholly Read more about Solar Panel Electricity Systems[…]

The Tidal Stretch Sponsored Walk

In December 2012 SWLEN helped local not-for-profit organisation Ham Hydro Community Interest Company to organise The Tidal Stretch a sponsored walk from the Thames Barrier to Teddington Lock.  Ham Hydro team members and friends walked the 31 miles from the Thames Barrier to Teddington Lock on Saturday 1stDecember. SWLEN staff and volunteers acted as stewards. SWLEN set Read more about The Tidal Stretch Sponsored Walk[…]

Tour of Beverly Brook Restoration Project, Richmond Park with Julia Balfour

Richmond Biodiversity Partnership (RBP) Tour of the Beverly Brook Restoration Project with Julia Balfour, Friday 4th December 2015.   Representatives from 10 different environmental organisations came on this tour specially organised for the RBP, including Historic Royal Palaces, The Conservation Volunteers, Friends of the River Crane Environment, Friends of Barnes Common, the Environment Trust, Glendale’s Nature’s Read more about Tour of Beverly Brook Restoration Project, Richmond Park with Julia Balfour[…]

Trip to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

On Friday 18th March 2016, SWLEN organised a tour to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park in Mile End, East London for Friends groups from Richmond Borough. The trip was an initiative to see the work of another very successful and well established group managing a large green space in East London with similar circumstances to many Read more about Trip to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park[…]

Nesta event: Digital Technology in Parks and Open Spaces

#Nesta #RethinkingParks  Digital Technology in Parks and Open Spaces: Busting Myths and Exploring Opportunities An account of the symposium event on July 30th at Nesta, London by SWLEN’s Community Project Manager, Sue Palmer. “The potential of digital technology for parks, open spaces and heritage sites is hotly debated. In the right circumstances digital technology can help Read more about Nesta event: Digital Technology in Parks and Open Spaces[…]