News and Events

News and Events

Top news and events in relation to heritage and the climate crisis. For more frequent updates, follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn.

Heritage and the Climate Crisis: December News 2021

News and publication highlights relating to Heritage and the Climate Crisis from across the month of December. With demolitions unfortunately hitting the headlines again throughout December, we weren’t short of news this month. See the Heritage Declares news highlights here.

Heritage and the Climate Crisis: November News 2021

Image of London skyline with the proposed Tulip building

News and publication highlights relating to Heritage and the Climate Crisis from across the month of November. With COP26 dominating the headlines we weren’t light for coverage on the Climate Crisis this month. From the rejection of the Tulip to the publication of the Historic England Risk Register, see the Heritage Declares news highlights here.

COP26: Restating Our Position

With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (or COP26) just around the corner (31 October – 12 November) and once again bringing the environmental crisis to the immediate forefront of political and public consciousness on an international scale, we believe this is an important opportunity to raise awareness of the role that heritage can and must play in fighting climate change.

What do we think COP26 should achieve?Read more

New opportunity: Graphic Designer

Heritage Declares is seeking a graphic designer to amplify our message and increase the number of signatories to the Declaration (Heritage Declares – Climate & Ecological Emergency).

This is a voluntary role, although expenses will be paid. The volunteer will be responsible for…Read more

Volunteer Coordinators Meeting: Tuesday 1st December 2020, 7-8pm

Since launching October 2020, we have gained over 220 individual signatories and nearly 40 organisations. We hope to develop a loose structure of Heritage Declares activists across the UK, and hopefully further afield, who can support each other in putting the principles of the Declaration into practice. Our model is one of active participation by all members, and not top-down governance…Read more