25 June 2020
As the United Kingdom begins to emerge from the coronavirus lockdown, we have an opportunity to build a GREENER future, one which gives everyone the opportunity to thrive, especially those made vulnerable by our current systems.
Just this week, Climate Assembly UK (a citizen’s assembly) has published findings from its representative assembly of 108 people earlier this year.
They report that 8 in 10 people support a Green recovery, and 93% think Government and employers should encourage lifestyle changes to cut emissions as lockdown comes to an end.
This comes as parts of Britain are expected to reach 34 degrees tomorrow, which will be the hottest day of the year so far. And further afield, a 38 degree temperature has been recorded in the Arctic - the highest ever.
We need a #GreenRecovery , here are THREE STEPS you can take today to help make a Green #GreenRecovery a reality.
Gina Dowding was the Green Party Member of the European Parliament for the North West of England. She achieved much for the North West in the short time between July 2019 and February 2020. Gina is now chair of the North West Green party. Three of Gina's reports are listed below.
Click here to view what a Green New Deal for the North West would mean.
Click here to view how a sustainable transport system can help put the Green New Deal into action.
Click here to view what's on the horizon for UK Science, Research & Innovation.
Click here to visit Gina's website for more news about her important work.