Wasted Food © Nick Saltmarsh

We need to talk about waste

Natan Doron

Never mind buying gifts for their families and friends, this Christmas many people in Britain will face a choice to heat or eat. It’s a national scandal and it deserves to be at the forefront of our political debate. If politics can’t address this scandal then increasing amounts of people will be joining Russell Brand…

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How our pensions could tackle climate change

Lisa Nathan

With the record of 400 parts per million of carbon in the atmosphere this year, if we continue pumping carbon out at our current rate our planet will be four degrees warmer by the end of the century. The climate change question has moved beyond the scientific: “is this happening?” to a clear: “what can…

Energy

Scrapping green levies won’t help the fuel poor

Jenny Saunders

Much of the debate on energy prices has focused on the role that so-called ‘green levies’ have played in contributing to rising costs, as we saw in David Cameron’s announcements yesterday. Back in party conference season there were already indications that the Conservatives were looking closely at the obligations placed on energy companies and the…

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