Green politics

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Greens ‘will not back von der Leyen’ for re-election if she does deal with far right
German Green MEP warns that EU plan to tackle climate crisis will be put at risk by agreement with hard right parties

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

29, May, 2024 @4:00 AM

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Stunts, sewage and serious messaging: Lib Dems hope to capitalise on outrage at water pollution
Party unveils plans for new regulator to tackle sewage crisis and banning bonuses for water firm CEOs as it vies for attention

Kevin Rawlinson

28, May, 2024 @5:20 PM

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Sunak backtracked on climate policies – and voters may punish him
Many hoped he would show global leadership – instead he pitched himself as ‘pragmatic’ and slowed the journey to net zero

Fiona Harvey and Helena Horton

23, May, 2024 @5:00 AM

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Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy
Jobs and communities dependent on oil and gas sector must be considered in plan to ban North Sea licences, say GMB and Unite

Heather Stewart

20, May, 2024 @4:08 PM

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The Guardian view on net zero: a bank-led green transition won’t work for Britain | Editorial
Editorial: A state industrial strategy is needed to reduce carbon output, produce cleaner growth and redistribute jobs around the UK


19, May, 2024 @4:30 PM

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Net zero U-turns will hit UK infrastructure, say government advisers
Sir John Armitt urges ministers to act swiftly or risk impeding growth and jeopardising climate targets

Fiona Harvey, Gwyn Topham and Jillian Ambrose

16, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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MPs and peers urge Sunak to U-turn on oil and gas extraction plans
Cross-party group of 50 calls on prime minister to appoint climate envoy and back Beyond Oil and Gas Alliance

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

15, May, 2024 @5:00 AM

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UK is failing to put climate crisis at centre of national security measures, MPs told
Experts say changing climate is ‘threat multiplier’ and that US and Germany already include it in planning

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

14, May, 2024 @5:37 PM

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Sunak to launch food security index as 8% fall in UK self-sufficiency predicted
Farmer confidence at low ebb amid fears for their future as experts say extreme weather will hit crop yields

Helena Horton and Jack Simpson

14, May, 2024 @10:39 AM

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UK ‘net zero’ project will produce 20m tonnes of carbon pollution, say experts
Government told Net Zero Teesside gas scheme will be massive polluter despite its carbon capture claims

Matthew Taylor

14, May, 2024 @5:00 AM

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‘Promising signs’: Greens dominate in Bristol election
As party narrowly misses out on overall majority, co-leader says it has won spread of urban and rural seats

Steven Morris

03, May, 2024 @7:44 PM

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Britain’s climate action plan unlawful, high court rules
Environmental campaign groups took joint action against decision to approve carbon budget delivery plan

Helena Horton

03, May, 2024 @10:44 AM

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