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Green infrastructure 2

Started Dec 8, 2018 0 Replies

The Green Infrastructure Working Group began getting to grips with the…Continue

Greening infrastructure - and blue

Started Nov 7, 2018 0 Replies

A Blue-Green Infrastructure PlanThe immense pressures on our environment, climate change, biodiversity loss, demand for food, shelter and resources, pollution, mean that we must make our ecosystem as…Continue

Tags: buildings, biodiversity


Started Mar 19, 2018 0 Replies

Sustainable Hackney is looking for a new Treasurer and an Auditor.  Can you carry out either of these functions on a voluntary basis?TREASURERCan you carry out basic spreadsheet work and accounting? …Continue

Access to Justice - the difference between law and justice

Started Jun 21, 2016 0 Replies

Mauritian lawyer, political activist and friend Jean Claude Bibi was interviewed by the l'express on this subject in 2012.  It's a clear statement and demonstrates that the struggle for justice is…Continue

Tags: justice

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General Strike for the Climate at TBA

September 20, 2019 from 6am to 7pm
Save the Date.  More info later.See More
Jul 6
Kathryn Johnson commented on Kathryn Johnson's event 'Sustainable Hackney Green Infrastructure Working Group'
"Hi Meryn, Sorry for the delay in responding. This meeting was cancelled as Jon Burke could not attend because of childcare responsibilities.  Rearrangement has been delayed because of family sickness but I have now managed to sort it for 7.30…"
Jul 6
Kathryn Johnson updated an event

Climate Rebels; inspiring stories from North America at Film screening: Climate Rebels, inspiring stories from North America

July 5, 2019 from 7pm to 11pm
See four episodes from Reel News' marvellous 'American Climate Rebels' series and participate in the discussion on how to change fast enough to save ourselves and our planet.These inspiring stories from North American follow workers and communities as they wrestle with jobs in the tar sands industry, gaining control in an oil corporation-dominated town, building a solidarity economy where unemployment has prevailed since share-cropping and tackling climate impacts and waste in New York…See More
Jul 5
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Greening Infrastructure Working Group at Venue to be arranged

July 22, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Come and discuss what should go into Hackney's Green Infrastructure Plan with Cllr Jon Burke, Cabinet Member for Sustainability.See More
Jul 4
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De Beauvoir WI and Plastic Free Hackney on avoiding single-use plastics at The Crypt Cafe, St. Peters Church

July 4, 2019 from 7:30pm to 9pm
Jun 25
Meryn Cutler commented on Kathryn Johnson's event 'Sustainable Hackney Green Infrastructure Working Group'
"Hi, Sam from the Biodiversity Partnership asked for an update from this meeting. Have the minutes been published? Regards Meryn Cutler "
Jun 4
Kathryn Johnson posted an event

Investigating Companies Summer School at University of Liverpool London Campus

July 15, 2019 to July 18, 2019
Corporations wield a huge amount of power over our lives. But we’re not taught how to find out how they work, who’s behind them or how to follow the money. This 4 day course will give you the tools and understanding you need to expose and challenge corporate power and corporate corruption.identify key sources of information and data on corporationsidentify the people behind a companydissect company accountstrack where the money goesdevelop your investigation and research skillsthink…See More
May 30
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Downs Out Loud on plastic pollution at Florence du Vergier water fountain

April 6, 2019 from 11am to 12pm
Join Hackney Downs Labour Party with Cllr and Cabinet Member Jon Burke on the plastic purge by the Council and Bettina Maidment of Plastic-free Hackney on striving for a zero waste future. Bring your ideas for reducing plastic pollution. All welcome at the Florence du Vergier water fountain, corner near the top of Benthal Road.See More
Mar 21
Kathryn Johnson posted a blog post

Groundwork invite London communities to green their city with up to £5,000

The Our Space Award is open for its third round, helping local London communities to unite in creating sustainable open spaces. The Our Space Award is a grant scheme which was launched by charity Groundwork London back in the spring of 2018, and aims to encourage communities to take ownership and pride in their local spaces.The scheme is sponsored by a private funder and…See More
Mar 8
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Feb 9
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Green infrastructure 2

The Green Infrastructure Working Group began getting to grips with the extensive literature and many plans.  We found the Blue-Green Cities Research project was the best academic paper of those in the references. It was also thought the…See More
Dec 8, 2018
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Dec 8, 2018
Kathryn Johnson updated an event

Protest Together for Climate Justice at All Soul's Church steps

December 1, 2018 from 12:30pm to 4pm
1.5 to stay alive.  Climate Justice Jobs march and rally.   Get noticed, bring your banners, dress up, make your own placards.  Speakers include Clive Lewis.The demo will be near the Polish Embassy, Portland Place, W1Sustainable Hackney will be there with our banner, come and join us at 12.30 pm on the steps of All Soul's Church, Langham Place, W1.See More
Nov 29, 2018
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Surround Yarl's Wood at Yarl's Wood

December 1, 2018 from 12pm to 4pm
Shut down all detention centres.  End the hostile environment.  For the fifteenth time MFJ is organising the Surround Yarl's Wood demonstration.  Immigrationdetention is prison without trial or sentence.It exists as a place to hide the cruel reality of the immigration system while claiming publicly that it is fair.contact@movementforjustice.co.uk#shutdownYarlsWood#EndDetentionSee More
Nov 24, 2018
Kathryn Johnson updated an event

Sustainable Hackney Green Infrastructure Working Group at The Mildmay Club

November 26, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
At our second meeting we will discuss Green Infrastructure Plans that have already been developed by other local authorities.  Please read the London Green Infrastructure Task Force Report and best practice guide and the GIP for one other authority.See More
Nov 23, 2018
Roger Blake commented on Kathryn Johnson's blog post 'Stoke Newington Gyratory - TfL consultation closes 30 November 2018'
"Agree with the idea of some kind of open forum for discussion of suggestions. A series of workshops with TfL and LBH might be more productive than a public meeting.  The aim must be for some continuous engagement after the formal consultation,…"
Nov 15, 2018

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About me
Hi, I've campaigned and worked on transport and environmental issues since 1989. I worked with over 100 volunteers to develop Hackney's Agenda 21 in the 1990s and then developed Camden's first corporate environmental and climate strategy and management system. I'm a founding member of Sustainable Hackney, Secretary, manage the membership and working on built environment and blue-green infrastructure issues. I have a BSc in Environmental Science from the OU.
Biodiversity, Built Environment, Education, Energy, Food, Transport, Green Economy, Waste and recycling, Pollution, Social Justice

Kathryn Johnson's Blog

Stoke Newington gyratory - our comments on the proposals

Posted on December 8, 2018 at 6:00 0 Comments


Dear TfL,

I write on behalf of Sustainable Hackney. We have discussed the SN gyratory proposals in both our…


Climate demo banners spell it out loud and clear

Posted on December 8, 2018 at 4:00 0 Comments

The UN and the IPCC warnings get more strident each year but the response of the right-wing Polish Government host to their 'final call' is "Poland stands on coal" and appointment of two coal companies as sponsors.  The march grew between Portland Place and…


Stoke Newington Gyratory - TfL consultation closes 30 November 2018

Posted on November 3, 2018 at 11:56 4 Comments

Transport for London are consulting on changes to the Stoke Newington Gyratory

It's been many years in the making so the first disappointment is how little time there is to discuss and comment, just six weeks.  

Sustainable Hackney will submit comments and we want to hear from you.  Please let us have your views and suggestions in response to…


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At 10:42 on October 25, 2018, Mark Johnston said…

Hi Kathryn, let me know if you got my message (sent Monday) Thanks


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