07 December 2019
The necessary starting point for discussion of climate action is recognising what an enormous challenge we face. The science is clear on this; we must act now and act big. Tinkering around the edges will no longer do.
29 November 2019
Did you know that we can live in a society that is not dependant on gas, oil or coal and that we can move our economy away from our harmful dependence on carbon at the scale and speed demanded by science? A transformative programme will ensure that everywhere on Earth is habitable.
20 November 2019
A properly considered transport strategy with people and places at its heart, that delivers real alternatives to car travel is not out of our reach and is something we all deserve. Could we be visionary enough to turn our Essex towns and cities into clean, healthy and free moving places?
15 November 2019
The Green Party believes that we deserve towns and cities in which we can breathe. We need to promote active transport putting pedestrians and cyclists first. The Government’s targets for phasing out petrol and diesel cars are not ambitious enough, this should occur by 2030, only then will we reduce the need for car usage.
11 November 2019
We should all have a safe, affordable, secure and warm place to call home. Unfortunately, the housing market has failed to provide secure & affordable homes for many people. It is a classic case of market failure.
08 November 2019
The Green Party will not field a candidate in Chelmsford in the upcoming General Election as part of a series of electoral arrangements with the Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru.
04 November 2019
People worried about climate change should vote for the Green Party in next month's general election. That’s the clear message from Paul Jeater, the Greens Party’s Parliamentary candidate for Brentwood & Ongar.
04 November 2019
It should not be considered as a binary choice between maintaining what we have or prioritising spending on sustainable modes of transport, after all pedestrians and cyclists suffer just as much, if not more so from lack of maintenance. What should change is how funding is prioritised. Essex County Council and other agencies spend by far most of their highways funding on road maintenance and neglect pedestrian and cycle routes.
27 April 2019
Climate Change is the greatest challenge of our time. While many councils across the country are declaring climate emergencies and making plans to decarbonise over the next decade, Brentwood as usual is burying its head in the sand.
14 January 2019
Brentwood and Chelmsford Green Party had a good year in 2018 with many new active members and much local campaigning to be proud of.
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