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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…

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A fork in the road

Baroness Jenny Jones

The Green Party view of the European Union is that it is a flawed organisation, but that its benefits outweigh the flaws and it is better to stay in and reform it than ditch it altogether. Personally, I fear it is unreformable. From the outset in the 70’s, when the UK agonised about joining, I…

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A green wales

Jenny Rathbone

After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 two women in southern Germany asked their energy company to provide the city’s 2,000 inhabitants with only renewable energy. They were told it couldn’t be done. Inspired by this rebuff the two women went on to create their own renewable energy company; and the village of Shonau in…

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