Green Party members and supporters across England and Wales are making a difference in their communities in all kinds of ways. From building regenerative gardens to providing meals for vulnerable people, developing renewable energy projects to helping their local councils face up to the climate emergency and become more sustainable, we’re getting involved in the things that really matter to all of us. Here are just some highlights of what we’re up to!
no one is safe until everyone is safe
It is imperative that all people in all countries around the world are vaccinated for COVID-19 at the same rate. Because no one is safe until all are safe. Still, countries in the Global South, who not only have to pay far more for the vaccines than the UK,...
Calling for climate action while fuelling the emergency
The planned coal mine in Cumbria, is having a hard time gaining national support. A recent poll shows that half the population want ministers to block it on climate grounds, only 9% of people surveyed believed the coal mine would be positive. Jonathan Bartley, Green Party co-leader, said: ‘This...
tax incentive to favour retrofit instead of demolition and new build
We have launched a petition aimed at creating a tax incentive to favour retrofit instead of demolition and new build.
An economy working for people and planet
An economist at the University of Cambridge, Prof Sir Partha Dasgupta published a report stating that ‘the word’s worsening biodiversity crisis is linked to a “deep-rooted, widespread institutional failure” to recognise the value of nature’. The report, commissioned by the Treasury in 2019, goes on to say that our...