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CLIMATE EMERGENCY

Neighbours in Kenton have launched a petition to save "a whole streetful of mature trees" from being chopped down and replaced.

Brent Council's offer of free parking for motorists over Christmas has been slammed by campaigners as a "toxic gift".

Green space in Brent is not under threat say the council as the deadline to comment on the borough's Local Plan looms.

Brent's climate emergency declaration is nothing more than a "public relations stunt", according to a parliamentary candidate.

Communities across Brent are urging the council not to rip up and replace pavements which involve felling trees or cause the "destruction of conservation areas" at a time of climate emergencies.

Mourners are "shocked and horrified" that council chiefs are allowing healthy, ancient trees in Paddington Old Cemetery to be cut down.

Jo Swinson's battle bus parked up in Kensal Rise at the weekend in the hope of picking up disillusioned Labour voters.

Brent is among the top five boroughs in England for number of fly-tips reported, according to the latest government statistics.

Climate campaigners are inviting the community to its meeting in Queen's Park to discuss solutions to the borough's air pollution.

A Kensal Green father has used his semi-retirement to take on the issue of Brent's pension funds being invested in fossil fuel companies.

Brent Council has announced it will follow the lead of Camden and hold a Climate Assembly to hear residents' views and ideas about the climate emergency.

Green-fingered kids at a Kensal Green primary school have been doing their bit for the planet by growing their own food for school lunches and building their own wormery for composting waste.

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A cinema manager, a retired police officer and a psychotherapist are among the Brent climate rebels who helped bring the inner-city to a standstill earlier this month. Members of XR Brent told Freya Pickford who they are and what made them get involved.

Brent's environment chief has admitted there is "more we can and must do" when it comes to tacking climate change consequences in the borough.

Brent ranks among London's worst local authorities for the number of residents who choose to walk and cycle - and campaigners say it's partly because the roads are so dangerous.

People are in denial about pollution in Brent simply because they can't see it, claim campaigners.

Brent North's MP pledges to hold the government's "feet to the fire" over climate change issues as he says the borough's air quality is "toxic".

A climber, campaigner and dad who has quite literally been shouting about Brent's dirty air from the mountaintops is urging motorists to switch off their engines at traffic lights and while stuck in queues.

Architects will meet next week to draw up plans on how to drastically cut the built environment's carbon footprint.

Fifty members of Extinction Rebellion Brent, including a former police officer, a retired firefighter and a doctor, spent last week protesting against the government's perceived lack of action on climate change.

Brent's environmental activists, politicians, trade unionists, students and council staff held a rally in Wembley Park this morning in solidarity with the global climate strike.

Environmental lawyers have asked Brent Council to provide "evidence-based" carbon reduction targets - and make sure it can hit them through new planning policies.

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