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Success for Greens as climate and biodiversity emergency declared in Brighton and Hove

City Council becomes latest to commit to action on climate change and species extinction Brighton and Hove City Council has become the latest council to declare a state of climate emergency following a call from the Greens.  Green plans for council action on climate change and protection of the natural environment were agreed by all […]

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Greens call on Council: Declare climate emergency and take action on environmental disaster

Credit Laura Gumbie

City Council urged to halt further CO2 emissions by 2030 and address species extinction as environmental crisis deepens Green Councillors are calling for Brighton and Hove to become the latest council to declare a state of ‘climate emergency’ following a UN report that revealed there are just 12 years left to limit the damage of […]

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Brighton & Hove council must declare climate emergency and take action on environmental disaster

12 December 2018 Greens call on Council: Declare climate emergency and take action on environmental disaster City Council urged to halt further CO2 emissions by 2030 and address species extinction as environmental crisis deepens Green Councillors are calling for Brighton and Hove to become the latest council to declare a state of ‘climate emergency’ following […]

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With just 12 years left to limit climate change, Council must oppose new fracking laws say Greens

Council can and must act now say Greens as climate scientists give 12 year ultimatum The Green Group of Councillors have reaffirmed their call for an end to fracking and called for ‘immediate action’ on climate change following a damning report from the UN on global warming. A report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate […]

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A more ambitious future for East Brighton: Guest blog by Green candidate Ed Baker

Ed Baker lives in East Brighton and is the Green candidate in the upcoming East Brighton by-election on 8th February. On 27th December Lloyd Russell-Moyle resigned his council seat representing East Brighton. With the election date set for 8th February, the four main party candidates are on the campaign trail. I’m very proud to have […]

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The environment isn't just another service to cut

Investment in flood protection is just a sticking plaster for climate change, and one that will become increasingly expensive as environmental damage outstrips our capacity to mitigate it. What is needed is a comprehensive and holistic approach to tackling the causes of climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. […]

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