Last week’s report into celebrity jet use made clear just how casually the rich spew carbon into the atmosphere. We should get their private planes out of the skies for good.
This week’s energy strategy was an opportunity for urgent action to tackle the climate and cost of living crises – the government failed on both fronts.
While energy bills skyrocket by £700 for the average household, oil giants are making billions of pounds in profits. The solution is clear: tax the corporate profiteers and cut bills for the rest of us.
From private jets to fossil fuel investments, the top 1% have a gigantic carbon footprint – to save the planet, we need to fight their greed.
By slashing taxes on domestic flights and fuel, the Tories have made a mockery of Britain’s commitment to greener transport – just days before lecturing the world on climate change at COP26.
Next week sees the start of Glasgow’s COP26. It could be an opportunity to tackle capitalism’s destruction of the planet – if world leaders choose to take it.
This week, Boris Johnson has been talking up the role trains can play in tackling the climate crisis – but there’s one policy he refuses to adopt: reversing decades of disastrous privatisation.
After a year of record heatwaves, wildfires and floods, Labour’s refusal to even debate the Green New Deal policies needed to respond to the climate crisis is a scandal – and damning of Keir Starmer’s leadership.