Green Party Supports HS2 Cancellation Opportunity

28 August 2019

The Green Party says HS2 would arrive too late to help avert climate breakdown with massive up-front energy costs in construction.  The Green Party would divert HS2 funding to better improvements in the conventional rail network. including disability access for all railway stations. Green council leader Tom Crone said “In a climate emergency, the last […]

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Climate change news

21 July 2019

A mixture of good and bad:    Good – more and more local councils around the region are declaring Climate Emergencies; in many cases this has been as a result of work by Green Councillors (e.g. Burnley) or Green Party activists pushing from outside (e.g. Blackpool).   The proof of the pudding will be in the resulting […]

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Andy Fewings

21 July 2019

This past month we have had to bid farewell to Andy Fewings, one of our two Field Organisers.  Andy stepped into the role in January on what at the time was a five-month contract.  He would have very much liked to continue but pressure of work in his other career, plus the challenge of leading […]

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Gina Dowding MEP

21 July 2019

Our new MEP Gina Dowding, elected in May, took up her seat in the European Parliament on 1st July.  It’s been a big learning curve for her, and for the other new UK Green MEPs, but that hasn’t stopped her providing regular updates on what’s happening; these are currently best seen here: (apologies to non-Facebook users) https://www.facebook.com/CllrGinaDowding/  […]

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Yet another “non-sultation” from Liverpool City Council

28 June 2019

Councillor Tom Crone writes: A consultation is underway on sweeping changes to bus services in the city. Green Cllrs will be objecting due to the scrapping of the 86D, the 82D and the 82C which affects the wards they serve. You may find that services you rely on are affected too. Please take a look […]

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Flight Free Pledge

9 May 2019

We are all having to face up to the fact that to meet the challenge of climate change we have to manage our own carbon budgets very tightly indeed. Flying and mechanized sailing are considerable contributors to both atmospheric carbon dioxide, and more generalised air pollution. Attractive as travel is we need to minimise our […]

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Kay Inckle’s Election Address

28 April 2019

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Climate Emergency and Liverpool City Region

12 April 2019

This is the text of the motion The Combined Authority notes: 1.    Humans have already caused irreversible climate change, the impacts of which are being felt around the world. Global temperatures have increased by 1 degree Celsius from pre-industrial levels. Atmospheric CO2 levels are above 400 parts per million (ppm); this far exceeds the 350 […]

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Cycling in Liverpool

10 April 2019

Have a look at this 15-minute video by Julian Taylor: […]

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Council Motion on Climate Emergency

5 April 2019

Green Party Councillors propose that Liverpool City Council should declare a Climate Emergency and commit to action This is the text of the motion: 1. Humans have already caused irreversible climate change, the impacts of which are being felt around the world. Global temperatures have increased by 1 degree Celsius from pre-industrial levels. Atmospheric CO2 levels are above […]

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