“The use of Section 14 in this way is an unprecedented move in policing public protests in the UK, and it is a worrying one. The right to peaceful protest is a fundamental pillar of our democracy”. Green MEP Ellie Chowns reflects on her arrest in Trafalgar Square last week defending the right of Extinction Rebellion activists to protest and what it means for our democracy.

Bartlomiej Kozek explores how the environment has come to occupy a large space in Poland’s public debate
A report from the National Audit Office has revealed the risks and costs of shale gas extraction
How environmental threat and uncertainty feeds into youth mental health issues
The Vegan Society's Tim Thorpe explains how we can reduce our meat consumption
It’s easy to despair at the state of the world, but Green MEP Molly Scott Cato highlights 10 reasons to be cheerful.
Sheffield City Council’s current proposals for a clean air zone won’t charge private cars
‘The people have won before. We will win again,' writes former Greens leader Natalie Bennett
Green peer Jenny Jones delivered a Green alternative to the Queen’s Speech in the House of Lords