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Whether you voted for Brexit or not: make sure the environment doesn't suffer

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The British people have voted for the UK to leave the European Union.

This decision puts many of our environmental and nature protections at risk.

We can no longer rely on the EU to:

  • protect our nature and habitats
  • keep our beaches clean
  • help to clean up our air
  • ban bee-harming pesticides.

And much more.

So we have to work even harder to make sure these protections aren't lost.

Email your MP now to ask that they pledge to protect our environment.



Following the success of the double award winning Sustainable St.Albans Week 2015, preparations for this year's Sustainable St.Albans Week are well ahead. You can now register an event.

We are asking Hertfordshire County Council to divest from fossil fuel investments! Please sign our petition here. It only takes a moment.

Hertfordshire County Council Pension Fund has £129,078,000 invested in Fossil Fuel industries,including BG Group PLC, Royal Dutch Shell PLC and Rio Tinto PLC.
Fossil fuel industries make up 3.71% of the pension fund.

Herts County Council has carbon emission reduction targets while continuing to invest in fossil fuel companies, which increase emissions across the UK and globally.

We need national and local investment in renewable energy companies and infrastructure and we need major institutions including local government to divest from fossil fuels

Find out more on the Divest Herts website

What are we asking Hertfordshire County Council to do?

Immediately freeze any new investments in fossil fuels

Divest from direct ownership and any commingled funds that include fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds within 5 years

How can schools help? For lots of information and ideas take a look at our Schools Page - including details on making your own bug hotel.

We're looking for more schools who would like to become more bee friendly. We can help you transform a small piece of land near their school into a flower rich wonderland for bees, bugs and humans to enjoy, or to build a bee and bug hotel using recycled materials.

Is your school up for it? Get in touch at stalbansfoe@hotmail.com

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Take a look here at what your St.Albans parliamentary 

candidates had to say on issues of sustainability and fairness -

 remind yourself what they promised!

Our thanks to Ivor Kellock for his help with this video.

Next meeting:

Tuesday 4th October

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