Environment

“What had been planned for the trees of Western Road symbolises much that was —  and still is —  wrong in neoliberal Britain: privatisation, austerity, national and local governments getting into bed with corporate capital, climate change denial, and ignoring what local communities want.” Alan Story reports for Green World on the campaigner Roy Millington and his efforts to ensure that the trees of Western Road were saved.

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Caroline Russell on the walking and cycling networks shaping the future of how we travel.
Kate Metcalf from the Women’s Environmental Network explains the gendered impacts of the climate crisis
Sustrans’ Daniel Gillett reflects on the recent government emergency funding for active travel
Andrew Pratt says that human society must respect the natural world to prevent future crises
The people-scale food systems fostering resilience within communities during the pandemic
An interactive map from Carbon Brief reveals the human fingerprint of extreme weather
The Climate Assembly UK will move online to continue its parliamentary remit