Ahead of chancellor Rishi Sunak's speech in parliament today, a small group of Greenpeace activists sent the message that all signs point to a green recovery.
Greenpeace UK sends a message to the government to invest in transport, energy, housing and waste sectors, create new green jobs and tackle the climate emergency.
Greenpeace has been landed with £80,000 fine over the attempt to block a BP oil rig from drilling for 30 million barrels of new oil in the North Sea in June 2019. But Greenpeace will not give up its fight to protect our climate.
Greenpeace UK has been fined £80k for breaching a court interdict during a protest against a BP oil rig in the North Sea last summer. But campaigners are still challenging BP's drilling permit in the courts. The oil giant plans to drill a major new well giving it access to up to 30 million barrels of oil.
Fast fashion is awful for people and planet. Like with many industries post Covid-19, it’s time to build back better. And with fashion, it’s super easy to start at home.
A coalition of MPs, renewables industry representatives and environmental groups has today [02.07.2020] written an open letter to Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, urging Government not to protect the interests of the oil and gas industry at the expense of workers and our climate.
The UK needs to put people back to work, AND tackle the climate and nature emergency. By creating green jobs, the government can do both.
Ahead of Boris Johnson's speech about economic recovery, a broad coalition of NGOs is calling on the prime minister to launch a nationwide programme to insulate energy-wasting UK homes, creating jobs and cutting planet-heating emissions.