On Tuesday, the Stroud District Green Party AGM, held at Stroud Brewery, opened with a public meeting inviting a panel of Councillors, party members and experts from the community to share their big ideas to help achieve Stroud District Council’s vision to be carbon neutral in just 11 years time. […]
Green MEP for the South West, Molly Scott Cato, is one of three MEPs arrested after breaking into a Belgian military airbase to protest against its stockpiling of American B61 nuclear bombs . The MEPs scaled the perimeter fence and blocked the runway, unfurling a banner which read: “Europe Free of Nuclear weapons.” The MEPs are currently being held in a local police station and being questioned. They are likely to be released later today. […]
Green Party Councillors Rachel Smith and Eva Ward presented budget amendments to address climate change and public participation. […]
Yesterday, Green Party Co-Leader Sian Berry, and Bristol City Councillor Carla Denyer were on Channel 4’s ‘The Political Slot’, talking about Green Party-led calls to declare a Climate Emergency, and take the action needed to address the current climate crisis.
A petition has now started to call for a national declaration. […]
At the budget meeting of Gloucestershire County Council next week, the Green Party will bring forward budget amendments to put Gloucestershire County Council on track to tackling the current climate emergency, improving air quality and public health, and supporting small businesses in Gloucestershire. […]
As every new scientific study is published it becomes clearer and clearer that we are facing a climate emergency greater than we ever imagined. It is already leading to mass extinctions, forced migration and threats to our ways of life. We believe that this difficult message must be told plainly and clearly alongside information and actions to both radically reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and help us adapt to our changing future. We believe it is essential that all organisations work together to achieve this. […]