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Letter for friends in the environment movement

Ruth Davis

I know that many of you will have been suffering what feels like a physical blow from the results and fall out of the referendum. Whatever the wider politics of the debate, you have been working for years to protect our wildlife, climate, clean air and water. I expect some of you feel (as I have done…

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The story of nature’s champions

Richard Benwell

From backbenches to Brussels and back again When the Commons Environmental Audit Committee rightly concluded that “the UK’s membership of the EU has been a crucial factor in the shaping of its environmental policy”, there was something of a backlash. How can it be possible that: (a) the EU has made Britain adopt higher environmental…

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Transforming transport

Margherita Rendel

Climate change and the lack of public transport are closely connected, but this not a connection that is currently being discussed. This matters. We all know that climate change is caused by greenhouse gases including particulates which come from burning fossil fuels. One-third of these come from cars, lorries, vans, buses, coaches, trains and some…