Rose Humphries from the Anyone’s Child campaign on why the Green Party is calling for big changes to UK drug laws
The rising cost of rail travel is unacceptable in a time of climate chaos
MEP Gina Dowding asks why world governments aren’t taking a stronger stance over India’s actions in Kashmir
Campaigners held up fuel delivery trains headed for Stockholm’s biggest airport
Natalie Bennett calls for the dedication of grouse moors for climate change mitigation
Interview: the Green councillor who proposed the UK’s first climate emergency motion

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Climate Emergency

The Climate Emergency movement has been one of the most striking developments in the fight against climate change, coming as scientists warn we have only 12 years to limit global warming before catastrophic damage occurs. Councils of all stripes have begun to pass motions to dramatically accelerate carbon reduction action. Green World talks to Bryony Edwards, one of the campaigners behind the first Climate Emergency declaration in Darebin, Australia, about the movement’s origins and its next steps.

Report calls for new emissions reduction target as Parliament declares a climate emergency
Bristol’s Green councillors have launched a report into how the city can cut its carbon emissions
Campaigner and academic Rupert Read shares ten actions for the world to survive the climate crisis
Greens have petitioned the Tory-run West Berks Council to debate a Climate Emergency motion
Features
The AGC’s annual conference in July brought elected and aspiring councillors together
It’s easy to despair at the state of the world, but Green MEP Molly Scott Cato highlights 10 reasons to be cheerful.
Amelia Womack considers the risks faced by the anti-nuclear proliferation movement today
Amelia Womack: the detention and deportation of people of colour highlights institutional racism in government
European Union
Beating the Tories is the “icing on the cake” of a campaign that has seen seven Green MEPs elected
Newly-elected Green MEP for London, Scott Ainslie, outlines his priorities in the European Parliament
MEP for South East England Alexandra Phillips writes about how Greens will stand up for working people across Europe
Catherine Rowett, Green MEP for Eastern England, looks at how Greens can address injustice through the EU
Local Elections

The latest round of local elections were historic for the Green Party, more than doubling its number of councillors and breaking new ground on councils up and down England. Green Party Policy and Governance Manager Matthew Browne looks back on the Green success and how the party can look forward with confidence.