Category: Energy

Green Party General Election Manifesto Launch

If Not Now, When? It was great to attend and share powerful launch of  The Green Party’s ambitious manifesto for the 2019 General Election. As the proud parliamentary candidate for Poplar and Limehouse, our focus is on the urgent challenges of democracy and the Climate Emergency in a manifesto which puts us on track to make the whole country carbon neutral by...

Queen’s Speech includes an environment bill

Today’s Queen’s Speech included an environment bill to “enshrine principles in law” and set legally binding “improvement targets”. Watch the broadcast on the BBC or read the entire speech here. Or check out Amnesty UK’s alternative Queen’s Speech that puts people first and demands that challenging injustices – both in the UK and around the world – should be at the heart if...

Renewable energy generates more electricity than fossil fuels in the UK for first time

Renewable energy generated more electricity than fossil fuel power plants over the past three months, in an eco first for the UK. Wind farms, solar panels, biomass and hydropower plants generated around 29.5 terawatt hours of power. That is higher than the 29.1 for power stations fired by coal, gas and oil, climate website Carbon Brief found. Read more in...