Greener Britain Hustings

Catch up on this exciting event and hear parties’ plans on the environment

Greener Britain Hustings
On March 23, ahead of this year’s General Election, party representatives set out their environmental ambitions and debated your questions on the natural environment, energy, climate and a greener Britain.
 
To find out more about the Greener Britain Hustings, go here.

The full event is available to view here and a highlights Storify piece is available here.

 

Improving UK resource governance

Our proposal for new institutions to meet resource challenges for the 21st century

Improving UK resource governance
Resource price volatility is at a historic high, global competition for resources is rising and environmental limits rule out just expanding resource supplies. 
 
The UK is also lagging behind other leading industrialised nations,  like the US, Germany and China in tackling resource security. Our report recommends a new institutional framework to enable the new government to improve resource policy in future.

News release 2 March 2015: Government urgently needs a National Security Council for resources

 

UK's party leaders sign joint climate change agreement

Cameron, Clegg and Miliband pledge to tackle climate change in cross-party agreement

UK's party leaders sign joint climate change agreement
In a significant new climate agreement brokered by Green Alliance, the prime minister, deputy prime minister and the leader of the opposition have all signed up to commitments, including to seek a strong and fair global climate deal and to end the use of unabated coal in power generation. 

Read the press release and the full agreement. Images from the leaders signing the agreement can be found here and a short film here.

This agreement follows the Show the Love campaign involving thousands of people and celebrities in showing why climate change matters to them.

35 years of Green Alliance

Celebrating with the launch of our new strategy for 2015-18

35 years of Green Alliance
At a party of 400 people in central London to celebrate our 35th anniversary on 20 November 2014, we launched our new strategy for 2015-18, Creating a greener Britain.

To celebrate our 35th year we have asked friends and colleagues to tell us what they think of us. See what they said.

News release 21 November 2014: 'Time to put the public back in public policy' 

 

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