Tag Archives: Climate Change

Warm welcome for a green energy future

Harborough Greens have welcomed the party’s new environment manifesto, published yesterday. Darren Woodiwiss, who will be the Green Party’s candidate for Harborough in the general election said, “This is a significant announcement by the Green Party. Tackling climate change, promoting … Continue reading

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Swapping one fossil fuel for another is not the way to tackle climate change #ClimateSense

   Is our government serious about tackling climate change? A succession of policy announcements threatening the future of renewable energy, culminating in the most recent decision to dash for gas, suggest not. Although the planned phase-out of coal fired power … Continue reading

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Climate change: What sort of action can be taken locally? #ClimateSense

By David Green As 150 countries pledge to reduce carbon emissions ahead of the Paris summit on climate change, scientitsts warn that the Antartic ice is melting so fast the entire continent could be at risk by 2100; and so contributing … Continue reading

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Stop cutting; and get behind the transition to a low carbon economy by creating green jobs #ClimateSense

The Tory government must stop cutting renewable energy funding and get behind the UK’s transition to a low-carbon economy, a new report has said. Green collar nation: a Just Transition to a low-carbon economy is championing inclusive democracy, green jobs and … Continue reading

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Impact of government subsidy cuts underway as solar workers pay with job losses

So another solar energy firm is closing as a result of the subsidy cuts taking effect in January. This comes on top of the 900 job losses already announced at Leicester based company The Mark Group, and the 120 jobs … Continue reading

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The threat to our planet from human activities is a serious as it gets, so I’m staying Green

How will Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour leader affect the Green Party? Will we see some members leave us for a progressive Labour Party? Here we share the thoughts of one Green Party member by reblogging an article that first … Continue reading

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Farming of the sun and the wind: three questions

Against a backdrop of Jeremy Corbyn’s success at becoming Labour leader, and how that might affect the progressive vote, James Waddington offers a bare bones structural analysis of Green Party policy… It seems that while they coincide in many areas, … Continue reading

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