Shaping a green politics

Ruth Davis

Leaving the European Union creates huge risks and opportunity for our environment. A great many of the laws that protect it are underpinned by the EU, and could be at least partially unravelled should the Government have the appetite to do so. Yet the UK remains a place where people care deeply about the natural…


Environmental challenges

Leonie Cooper

The environmental challenges facing the new London mayor and Assembly probably need no rehearsal and top of the agenda is the issue of London’s toxic air, which the mayor has memorably described as making you ill and being illegal. But in the light of the decision of the UK as a whole to leave the…

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Home is where the heart is

Ruth Davis

Ruth Davis traces how the green movement and the wider left became estranged from people’s everyday lives – and how we might come together again around an English politics of nature A month before the EU referendum vote, I sat down to write an essay about how a love of place, cemented through memory, can…


Places to be: green spaces for active citizenship

Tuesday 14 April 2015, 9.30-11am | The Attic, Bush Theatre, 7 Uxbridge Road, London, W12 8LJ This event will launch a new Fabian Society report, Places to be. Keynote speaker: Maria Eagle, shadow secretary of state for the environment, food...

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2013 Party Conference Roundtables

Our Party Conference roundtables are private invitation-only events. Attendance will be restricted to just 20 people in order to ensure a quality discussion. The events will also be held under the Chatham House Rule. Labour Party Conference All of...


Fabian Summer Conference: Green Labour

Come and join the Fabian Society on July 6th at our Summer conference entitled Green Labour. We are delighted to announce that our morning keynote will be given by Will Hutton. Our Summer Conference will take place at the...


People First: Labour’s New Thinking on Transport

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA

Thank you to those who attended our event in association with Labour’s Policy Review. We hosted a debate with Shadow Secretary of State, Maria Eagle on the subject of transport. You can read a copy of Maria's speech to...


Green Labour and a popular environmentalism

Grand Committee Room, Houses of Parliament.

The Fabians are teaming up with Labour's Policy Review once more to host a debate on  Labour's approach to the green agenda. Featuring: Ruth Davis (Chief Policy Adviser Greenpeace UK) Michael Jacobs (Visiting Professor LSE) Caroline Flint MP (Shadow Secretary...