Politics

In the aftermath of the Conservatives’ historic majority at the 2019 general election, Rupert Read, Professor at the University of East Anglia, reflects on the implications for the struggle to respond the climate emergency adequately, calling for the focus of the Green movement to move from climate change mitigation to adaptation to the impacts of climate decline, and to move beyond electoral politics to non-violent direct action.

The Green Party’s transformative agenda wins more than 850,000 voters
Green MEP Molly Scott Cato argues that Greens should challenge Labour MPs who don’t support electoral reform
Green Peer Natalie Bennett condemns Cambridge University’s links to the fossil fuel industry
With the COP 25 climate talks disappointing, national governments need to match the climate action of their citizens
Greens will appoint a Carbon Chancellor to oversee the Green New Deal
Green Party launches manifesto to unleash green economic revolution and secure a People’s Vote
The Austrian Green Party has reached an agreement to form a coalition with the right-wing Austrian People’s Party
Green MP Caroline Lucas has called on the House of Commons to make its catering services more environmentally-friendly