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The March For #Jobs, #Health, #Education and #Homes, #London 16th April 2016.

Our day out in London. We marched. We spoke up. We met lots of people who are fed up with what is being presented by a Tory Government as the … Continue reading

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bedford Green Party to mark Fukushima nuclear disaster anniversary at Kempston Hardwick NIREX site | Bedfordshire News

Bedford’s Green Party is to mark the fifth anniversary of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster by holding a meeting at Bedfordshire‘s own proposed burial site for nuclear waste back … Continue reading

March 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Health case against shale gas exploration is convincing, expert tells fracking inquiry + key health issues from Day 12 – DRILL OR DROP?

The health risks of shale gas exploration are too great to justify it going ahead, the inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans heard today. The health effects of exploration included: Stress … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

#Government proposals for #fracking are the exact opposite of #GreenParty principles

A leaked letter, published by Friends of The Earth, first revealed the Government’s intention to overrule local councils and residents on fracking. The letter just adds to the impression that … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

#ClimateSense

The government wants to: expand airports, promote fracking, crack down on renewable energy, invest in fossil fuels. But that’s what you’d expect from any traditional thinking politician. It’s the same … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t understand fracking, you must be in touch with your feminine side.

A large number of women are opposed to “fracking”, apparently, because they don’t understand it. Who said this? Averil Macdonald, chairwoman of shale gas lobby group U.K. Onshore Oil and … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Low carbon electricity better than gas, says government panel – BBC News

Lord Deben, the committee chair, said: “The 2020s are crucial in setting the direction for UK power generation. The government must urgently clarify the direction of future policy to ensure … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

MPs to scrutinise EU green policies ahead of Brexit referendum

EIC executive director Matthew Farrow said: “EU environmental policy has transformed the UK environment debate and provided a much-needed drive to address UK failings in areas such as waste policy … Continue reading

October 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

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