Local Elections Crowdfunder Appeal

14 March 2019

There are only 3 more days to donate to Liverpool Greens 2019 crowdfunder for the 2019 local elections. Thanks to the incredible generosity of our members we’ve already raised over £850.  That’s great news – but we’re still a long way from meeting the £2,000 target that could help us get both Kay and Anna […]

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Green View in St Michaels Ward, March 2019

8 March 2019

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Tom Crone’s speech on the Climate Emergency Budget

6 March 2019

Lord Mayor, I would like to place on record my thanks for the hard work of council officers who have been involved with the process of setting this budget. There is no doubt that the continued impacts of austerity make each year more of a challenge, and I am extremely grateful for the team work […]

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Climate Emergency Fund

4 March 2019

The following text is the exact wording of the budget amendment the Green Party have submitted to the Liverpool City Council budget, which will be debated and voted on, on Wednesday 6th March 2019. The Green Party propose the creation of a £120m Climate Emergency Fund as part of a Climate Emergency Budget. This will […]

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Green View in Greenbank Ward, February 2019 edition

3 March 2019

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Help make ecocide a crime

1 March 2019

The lawyer Polly Higgins gave up her job and home to fight for a law of ecocide. She has now been given six weeks to live after diagnosis of an aggressive cancer. You can support her work by becoming an Earth Protector. What is being done to the Earth is criminal but, shockingly, it is […]

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All things bright and beautiful, all insects great and small

12 February 2019

Walking up the Langdales in the Sixties, I can remember it was glorious – apart from the crowd of flies swarming in the heat around every walker. Going up Loughrigg (it is a bit easier!) 50 years later not much sign of flies at all—on the face of it hurrah! But a series of new […]

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Sefton Park: Council goes ahead despite it all

11 February 2019

A few weeks ago we reported that Liverpool City Council was planning to dispose of a Local Wildlife Site in Sefton Park to expand the Cricket Club. We provided details here.  We’ve nothing against cricket as such, but protecting wildlife is essential, and Britain is one of the worst countries for destroying it. This article in the Independent describes why […]

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Why do we make each other so ill by polluting the air?

11 February 2019

Jonathan Clatworthy asks how we learned to accept poor air quality Air pollution is ‘ the new tobacco ‘, said the World Health Authority a short time ago: ‘the simple act of breathing is killing 7 million people a year and harming billions more’. It now affects over 90% of the world’s population. Now the Guardian has just published […]

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Krista Cowman at Preston New Road

1 February 2019

Those able to come to the Green Monday at Preston New Road on 28th January were treated to a very interesting – and inspiring – talk from Krista Cowman. Krista is Professor of History at Lincoln University – and a top-ranking aficionado of Cuban mojitos (I’ve seen her in action in Havana!) – and specialises […]

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