Green politics

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Labour postpones £28bn green plan as it seeks to be trusted on public finances
Rachel Reeves says fiscal rule is priority as she delays start of promised investment in eco-friendly industry

Rowena Mason and Aubrey Allegretti

09, Jun, 2023 @8:08 AM

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Caroline Lucas: Green moderniser who made parliament listen
As Green leader prepares to step down, she leaves behind a more established party that must continue to evolve without her

Kiran Stacey

08, Jun, 2023 @5:23 PM

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Green party MP Caroline Lucas to stand down at next election
Former party leader says she wants to ‘dedicate myself fully to climate and nature’

Kiran Staceyand Matthew Weaver

08, Jun, 2023 @3:03 PM

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Labour donor Dale Vince: ‘I do want to influence policy but not by buying access’
Ecotricity founder and Just Stop Oil supporter hits back at Tory attacks as Rishi Sunak claims ‘eco-zealots’ steering Keir Starmer

Emine Sinmaz

07, Jun, 2023 @9:00 PM

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Sunak urged to distance himself from Tories who dismiss air pollution risks
Leading scientists write to PM amid campaign against expansion of clean air zone in London

Sandra Laville Environment correspondent

06, Jun, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Labour’s oil and gas ban shows it’s ready to fight the next election on climate issues | Bill McGuire
While the Tories’ dire record on green issues gets worse by the day, Keir Starmer’s pledges show an impressive commitment, says Bill McGuire of UCL

Bill McGuire

31, May, 2023 @12:12 PM

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England’s vital hedges under threat from cuts to funding, farmers say
Transition to post-Brexit farming payments means scheme to protect hedgerows could be lost

Helena Horton Environment reporter

30, May, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Labour confirms plans to block all new North Sea oil and gas projects
Party says details of how UK can become ‘world leader’ in green energy transition will be announced soon

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

28, May, 2023 @10:54 AM

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Chemical cocktails harmful to wildlife found in 81% of English rivers and lakes
Campaigners call for rigorous testing of waterways to protect species after analysis reveals scale of problem

Helena Horton Environment reporter

24, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Forest regeneration scheme has created area smaller than Regent’s Park
Just 192 hectares of ‘natural colonisation’ have been established in England under woodland creation offer

Patrick Barkham

20, May, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Labour vows to introduce Scottish-style right to roam law in England
Party promises to enshrine in law equal access to benefits of green spaces if it wins next election

Helena Horton Environment reporter

18, May, 2023 @3:22 PM

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German Greens suffer setback in Bremen local election
Social Democrats emerge on top in projected results from Sunday’s poll

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

15, May, 2023 @12:35 PM

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