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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour achieved 'great deal' on economy and climate change under my leadership

7 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

JEREMY Corbyn has defended his leadership of the Labour Party, insisting that despite two General Election defeats the Opposition had achieved a “great deal” in changing the...
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Social housing is the key to tackling homelessness, climate change and our health

9 days ago   |   Click on Wales

As we head towards Assembly elections next year, various sectors and organisation will be vying for attention, with a huge number of calls for the next Welsh Government to...
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Coronavirus in Scotland: Dominic Raab warns COP26 climate summit in Glasgow could be postponed

10 days ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   2 articles

THE global climate change talks in Glasgow might have to be delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak, Dominic Raab has warned.
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Tony Lodge: A Carbon Border Tax will stop Britain hiding its emissions abroad and protect jobs at home

12 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Tony Lodge is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Policy Studies and author of The Great Carbon Swindle - How the UK hides its emissions abroad. “Just last week we saw an...
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Patriotism could be the unlikely answer to solving the climate crisis | Anatol Lieven

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

Last week's budget was a missed opportunity: we need to mobilise our attachment to country When it comes to fighting climate change and its effects, both greens and...
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Katherine Fletcher MP: Green Northern Powerhouse, anyone? It's a big yes from me

16 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Katherine Fletcher is MP for South Ribble. Let me make a statement: getting to net zero will not only benefit our planet but will benefit many parts of the UK, including the...
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A Welsh Food System Fit For Future Generations

A Welsh Food System Fit For Future Generations

17 days ago   |   Click on Wales

Food is one of the few sectors that can have such a multifaceted positive impact on so many areas that affect the day-to-day life of people living and working in Wales. It has...
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Scottish council spends more than £23,000 on flights despite declaring climate emergency

17 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

A Scottish local authority more than doubled the amount spent on flying its staff around the world - despite being one of the first in the country to declare a climate emergency.
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Coronavirus 'must not be used to avoid Budget pledges'

19 days ago   |   Herald Scotland

Labour has urged the Government not to exploit the coronavirus outbreak as an opportunity to renege on its promises around climate change, infrastructure and levelling up...
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Andrea Leadsom: The legacy that I have left my successor at the Business Department

20 days ago   |   Conservative Home

Andrea Leadsom is a former Business Secretary, and is MP for South Northamptonshire. Losing your job, whatever job you do, is tough. But after what was only six months running...
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Newslinks for Sunday 29th March 2020

Newslinks for Sunday 29th March 2020

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The $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package is more than double the size of...

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