Climate Change

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Caroline Lucas on the CEE Bill - Full speech

It’s been almost 2 years since the House of Commons declared a Climate and Environment Emergency.

Climate Change Guide for Communities Weblink

A guide produced by Shropshire Council designed to support communities to become more sustainable.

Climate change in Shropshire

Climate change is the greatest issue of our time. It is a global crisis demanding a global response, but also a local one. We must all, individually and collectively, actively work towards ensuring that this planet continues to enjoy an environment hospitable to human life.

Climate emergency declared by Shropshire Council

Yesterday (Thursday 16 May 2019), Shropshire Council declared a climate emergency with unanimous support preceded by a lively lobby outside Shirehall organised by Extinction Rebellion.

Committee on Climate Change Weblink

An independent, statutory body established under the Climate Change Act 2008

Consultation on Shropshire Council Local Plan

Oswestry Town Councillor Duncan Kerr has urged Shropshire Council to re-write its Local Plan (currently out to consultation) to reflect the severity of the climate emergency we are facing.

Councillor accuses Shropshire Conservatives of “blocking” climate response

Shropshire Green Party councillor Julian Dean has called out Shropshire’s Conservative administration, accusing it of failing in its response to the climate emergency after the Conservative group blocked two climate-focussed motions yesterday.

Disappointment at rejection of call to cut household waste

Cllr Duncan Kerr, expressed his disappointment that Conservative controlled Shropshire Council rejected his call for a waste minimisation strategy yesterday.

Emma Bullard interviewed on BBC Radio Shropshire

Shrewsbury Green Party coordinator was interviewed in response to the UN Secretary General saying that "the era of global boiling has arrived".

Funding Change: What is Carbon Tax?

The Green Party's policies help our economy shift from a consumption-led economy to an investment lead economy. Watch this episode for a deep dive into funding change.

Green Councillor Talking Sense

Green Party Councillor Julian Dean on the last ten minutes of programme below talking a great deal of sense about the need to tackle Climate Breakdown and new housing in Shropshire, including redevelopment of Copthorne Barracks in Shrewsbury.

Green Homes fiasco hits Shropshire householders

The fallout from the government’s Green Homes Grant (GHG) has affected Shropshire householders causing misery and annoyance and undermining the county’s climate targets, according to Shropshire’s Green Party councillor Julian Dean.

Green Parties welcome Zero Carbon Shropshire

Shropshire and Telford Green Parties welcome the establishment of Zero Carbon Shropshire, the new Shropshire Climate Action Partnership, bringing together the councils in Shropshire and Telford, community groups, higher education providers and the business community.

Green Party Councillors Call for a Good COP for Shropshire

Green Party Councillors across Shropshire have written to Shropshire Council leaders and Members of Parliament asking them to take the actions, which are essential if the county is going to play its part in the reduction and elimination of carbon emissions.

How to reduce your carbon footprint Weblink

The Guardian, 19 January 2017

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