“In the long term, retrofitting homes and switching them to renewables will cost less than not doing it and letting London and the rest of the country face the toll of the climate emergency.” Andree Frieze, Green Councillor for Ham, Petersham and Richmond Riverside, makes the case for a nationwide retrofitting programme.

Phélim Mac Cafferty explains why councils should not be forced to revert to in-person meetings despite restrictions easing
Green Party candidate for the Hartlepool by-election Rachel Featherstone details how green policy could positively impact the ex-industrial town
Cllr Kim Long describes the significance of Scotland’s next round of parliamentary elections
Green mayoral candidate Melanie Horrocks outlines her climate-focused priorities for the region
Virgil Bitu describes the complex and deteriorating relationship between traveller communities and the media, police, and local and central governments
Lauren James describes the progress of the UBI pilot in Newport and across Wales

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Local elections
Cllr Geraldine Coggins details how Greens in Trafford have pushed the council into climate action
Cllr Julian Dean explains how councillors are pushing for change in Shropshire
Bristol’s Green mayoral candidate Sandy Hore-Ruthven explains how he plans to build the city back better
Green Party mayoral candidates Tom Crone and Gary Cargill explain how they plan to protect Liverpool’s future
Green mayoral candidate Melanie Horrocks outlines her climate-focused priorities for the region
Green Party candidate for the Hartlepool by-election Rachel Featherstone details how green policy could positively impact the ex-industrial town
Post-Brexit Britain

With the end of the Brexit transition period upon us, two Young Greens – Marie Stadtler and Eleanor Morrissey – reflect on what the end of free movement means to them.

Professor Jeroen van der Sluijs outlines his argument against the toxic insecticide
Keith Taylor MEP discusses the risks posed by Trade Secretary Liam Fox’s approach to Brexit
Charlotte Killeen considers the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU on women’s rights issues
Cabinet’s proposals for a tiered immigration system banning those earning under £30,000 have come under fire
Features
Louisa Greenbaum gives an insight into how organising Green Party Conference has changed during Covid-19
The city council’s first Climate Assembly focused primarily on transport
Rupert Read explains why he is calling for a boycott on speaking to the Murdoch-owned press
Green Party House of Lords nominee Molly Scott Cato outlines her plans should she be asked to enter the second chamber
Covid-19 pandemic

A Green Party Freedom of Information Request has shown there is a ‘postcode lottery’ when it comes to coronavirus test result waiting times, with some parts of the country receiving test results far quicker than others.

Alan Story looks at the barriers to developing a Covid-19 vaccine and who will have access to it
Green councillor Gina Dowding calls for a community approach to supporting the vulnerable during the Covid-19 outbreak
Alan Story explores the race to find a Covid-19 vaccine and how its patenting could price millions out
Measures to contain the coronavirus are eerily reminiscent of the failed war on drugs