Politicians have an historic responsibility to make climate change and the environment the highest priority in the next Parliament. The Common Cause, launched last Friday by Green Alliance and seven other UK environment groups, challenges the parties just as conference season kicks off to signal commitment and adopt ten benchmark proposals, including an end to airport expansion and a nationwide housing refit to boost energy efficiency. Read more >>
In an unprecedented initiative, trade union leaders have come together to demonstrate how unions are in a prime position to lead the drive for a greener and fairer economy. Read more >>
Companies with an interest in improving their environmental performance have helped us with our new publication mapping out the coherence of the main environmental policy drivers affecting products. Read it here>>
At the end of October we are promoting our Sustainable Economy work at this new forum supported by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. Find out more>>
How climate change is framed matters. Is it a scientific debate or an industrial challenge? Is ‘the environment’ at stake here or our children’s future? With the help of a collection of leading thinkers, Green Alliance is looking at how politicians’ visual and spoken climate change narratives affect public opinion. We are holding a seminar to discuss these issues on 1 October and will publish our findings in the autumn. Read more>>
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