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LSx releases Energising London Monitoring and Evaluation Toolkit

Aimed at small charities and community organisations the newly released tool kit aims to provide a guide for planning and delivering Monitoring and Evaluation within projects. The toolkit is part of LSx's Energising London programme. Energising London is an ongoing project that aims to support and empower communities in London.

Smart Homes Grant

Cleaner Air 4 Communities: LSx and Sustainable Merton measured Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) levels at sixteen locations around Merton using ‘diffusion tubes’. The results show that NO2 concentrations are more than double the legal limit. The highest levels of nitrogen dioxide were found around Merton High Street, measuring 115.09 µg/m3 which far exceed the European Union legal limits of 40 µg/m3. For more information please contact Sam Jelliman at s.jelliman@lsx.org.uk
aims to recognise, reward and promote
innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in sustainability.

LSx is working with the London Boroughs of Haringey, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Islington and Waltham Forest to promote the Smart Homes grant.  Smart Homes is offering up to £6,000 to help homeowners and landlords make energy saving improvements to homes, particularly those requiring solid wall insulation or with cavity walls that are difficult to insulate.  Visit smarthomes.house for more information.

Mayor Pushed To Extend London's Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) To All Of London To Improve The Capital's Air Quality

The Mayor’s proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone could finally be urged beyond Central London if the Capital's boroughs get their way. With the Capital's air pollution problem now estimated to contribute to the death of 7,500 every year, the boroughs argue that the success of the ULEZ rests on its ability to lower emissions across the Capital, not just in central areas. Camden, Southwark, Hackney and Lambeth councils have already indicated their interest in joining and expanding an emissions zone.The call comes from Labour's London Assembly Environment Spokeswoman Murad Qureshi who said that without an expanded emissions zone, vast swathes of London would be left to face a 'needlessly toxic future'.  

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