Environment

As swathes of the UK are once more submerged beneath rising flood waters, fingers are again brandished at politicians and the inadequate response to the flooding. But no amount of flood barrier can resist the rising tide of the climate crisis. Green Party Deputy Leader Amelia Womack says we need to take a more ecologically conscious approach to flood prevention, that tackles the climate emergency and restores natural flood defences.

Cath Sutherland calls for a an Eco-humanism that encompasses environmental values
Green Councillor Nicky Packer tells of how the council passed a declaration recognising the urgent need to protect biodiversity
Rupert Read says that Greens must now focus on adaptation to climate degradation after Tory election win
Green Party Deputy Leader Amelia Womack celebrates the UK’s wetlands
The UN Convention on Biological Diversity has published a set of proposals to restore biodiversity
Green MEPs have welcomed the European Parliament vote to support the EU Green Deal
After young climate activists took centre stage at the WEF, Jack Walton asks whether they are making a difference
A research base on the Antarctic Peninsula has reported readings of 18.3°C