Greener UK Hustings

Watch the livestream on Tuesday 30 May from 6.30pm #GreenerUK
Greener UK Hustings
Join Greener UK to hear and question the major parties’ environment plans ahead of the general election.

Speakers include Dr Thérèse Coffey and Baroness Parminter. The debate will be chaired by Clive Anderson, TV and radio presenter, and president of The Woodland Trust.

Watch the event livestream from 6.30pm and follow on Twitter with #GreenerUK

Organised by Greener UK in association with CAFOD and Christian Aid.

Greening the city regions

Opportunities for new metro mayors
Greening the city regions
Six city regions elect new metro mayors in May 2017. This new tier of power offers a unique opportunity for green leadership, to create a vision for a sustainable future and to tackle some of the most pressing environmental challenges in the city regions.
This report by Campaign for Better Transport, CPRE, Green Alliance, National Trust and The Wildlife Trusts sets out actions that new leaders can take to make their city regions greener, cleaner and more liveable.

Greening the city regions: opportunities for new metro mayors

Press release: 4 May 2017


People power

How consumer choice is changing the UK energy system
People power
Small scale, low carbon energy technologies such as electric cars are rapidly falling in cost as their popularity grows.

The UK’s future energy market will not only consist of passive customers buying power from big and distant power stations. Instead it will increasingly be owned and operated by those who purchase these technologies.

Our new report proposes four government interventions that are necessary to actively govern the new, and swiftly unfolding, energy future.

People power: how consumer choice is changing the UK energy system

Industrial strategy fit for the future

Perspectives on building a competitive UK economy
Industrial strategy fit for the future
The UK’s industrial strategy aims to boost business productivity and create good quality jobs across the country.

The industrial strategy should capitalise on the growth in green goods and services, as low carbon development and resource efficiency are important drivers of competitive advantage.

A new collection of essays, published by Green Alliance, brings together leading business and policy voices on building an industrial strategy fit for the future.

Industrial strategy fit for the future: perspectives on building a competitive UK economy

Press release: 5 April 2017

Greener UK

A Manifesto for a Greener UK urges government to use Brexit to restore and enhance the environment
Greener UK
Greener UK is a coalition of 13 major environmental organisations, united in the belief that leaving the EU is a pivotal moment to restore and enhance the UK's environment.

The coalition's manifesto sets out eight necessary actions to make the vision of a greener UK a reality.

Over 200 MPs have signed Greener UK's Pledge for the Environment committing to establish the UK as a world leader on the environment.

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