News review: #coalfreeforever, EU green surge and Theresa May’s legacy


6 June, 2019

Episode notes

In this episode: Amy and Matt investigate the green surge in the European parliamentary elections and look ahead to another really significant election – but one with a much smaller electorate: the race to become the next Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister, following Theresa May’s resignation. Plus, can we achieve #coalfreeforever? Amy and Matt celebrate the UK’s longest period without burning coal for electricity since the Industrial Revolution.

Plus reasons to be cheerful: we celebrate the Welsh government’s decision to protect the Gwent levels and not build the M4 Relief Road and Michael Gove’s ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds.

Music by Podington Bear used under Creative Commons licence.

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