Town Halls are sticking with the “big six” – spurning the chance to save money or to switch to renewables. This even applies to councils that set up their own firms.
Posts Tagged: Environment
I took part in the first ever debate held in Parliament on soil. Solar panels line my office roof. Also I use a Somerset wicker basket instead of plastic bags.
Adopting a net zero emissions target would reinforce the Government’s recent efforts to reach out to younger voters with new policies to protect the environment.
Richard Benyon: Climate Change. There’s an opportunity, as this Commonwealth summit opens, to follow the Queen’s lead.
It is vital that we discuss how we eliminate the plastic waste brought to the surface of our collective consciousness in Blue Planet II.
Dan Pitt: Green politics can be deeply Tory – in its sense of conservation, piety, and obligation to those living and dead
Part of settling down and marking time, as Roger Scruton would say, is protecting our environment. Doing so is an unchosen obligation upon us.
Voters, economic reality and climate change all press for further action. Here’s what we could and should do to make our land even greener and more pleasant.
Previously the parks were neglected and the roads full of potholes. The Conservatives have started to turn the borough around.
Unless we find a way to win over those in their forties, thirties and younger, we will have an even bigger problem at the next election.
While some may argue that this article would be better suited on a Labour Party site, to me the idea of protecting ways of life from extinction is as conservative as it gets.
Wandsworth is probably the best place to own an electric vehicle in the whole of the UK.
The old assumption that women were more likely to vote Conservative has been overturned – so the search is on for policies to restore it.
The Government should back the fastest growing sector of the economy, demand transparency and send clear policy signals.
Ultimately it is the responsibility of the people of that city to vote to halt the ecological vandalism taking place on a huge scale.
The new Gove has all the energy and imagination of the old – but is less willing to fight others. What’s changed?
Is he adapting to get things done? Might he be adjusting to life as an emergent elder statesman? Or could it all be about leadership ambition? His reinvention continues.
Setting up a trading arm has proved a complete failure. 844 new homes were promised but so far not a single brick has been laid. The approach to recycling has also proved hopeless.