From the people who brought you National Parks and Right to Roam – Labour’s Green plans [not forgetting the animals]

A 25-year plan for the recovery of Nature with clear 5 year milestones - Climate Change centre stage - Investment in the Green economy – with 1 million high productivity Green jobs - Marine Protection - The green agenda requires long-term thinking and planning. Labour’s Green Plan – announced yesterday – shows that we are … Continue reading From the people who brought you National Parks and Right to Roam – Labour’s Green plans [not forgetting the animals]

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‘A green Britain with a strong green economy at the heart of Europe” Ecotricity boss backs Labour’s green credentials.

Ecotricity – one of the UK’s leading, and fastest growing independent energy companies – has thrown its backing behind Labour - to the tune of £250,000. Ecotricity is a ‘not for dividend’ company – and claims to have invested more per customer over the last 11 years than any other energy firm in Britain. In … Continue reading ‘A green Britain with a strong green economy at the heart of Europe” Ecotricity boss backs Labour’s green credentials.

Harness the waters of the Wharfe – but let’s do it as a community: Alex Sobel responds to Otley visit of climate change expert Alan Simpson.

Last Saturday, Alan Simpson was in Leeds NW, campaigning for Alex Sobel, and speaking in Otley. Alan is a climate change expert - a writer, advisor and campaigner on energy and climate policy and on decentralised energy. He’s been working with Welsh and UK Labour on energy independence - inclduing with the Welsh Assembly on … Continue reading Harness the waters of the Wharfe – but let’s do it as a community: Alex Sobel responds to Otley visit of climate change expert Alan Simpson.

Hundreds at risk from air pollution in Leeds: Labour calls on LibDem/Tory Coalition to speak out against plans to scrap EU clean air and recycling packages

In 2010 350 deaths - 5.5 per cent of all deaths – in Leeds, were linked to air pollution. In spring of 2014 the World Health Organisation named Leeds as one of 9 UK urban areas where air pollution levels were dangerously high. Yet last week EU plans emerged to scrap vital policy packages aimed … Continue reading Hundreds at risk from air pollution in Leeds: Labour calls on LibDem/Tory Coalition to speak out against plans to scrap EU clean air and recycling packages