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Jobs in Scotland’s New Economy

Mika Minio Paluello has written a very useful and detailed report for the Scottish Green Party. It begins: The North Sea oil industry says jobs are threatened by falling oil prices. But a better future for Scotland is possible. More and better jobs. A safer and more stable economy. Stronger communities. A long-term future as […]

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Jeremy Corbyn: “Why Labour is putting energy reform at the heart of its green agenda”

“All of these measures will create secure, skilled employment for hundreds of thousands of people. As part of our transition to a low-carbon economy, we estimate that we will create 316,000 jobs in wind, solar and wave power. We will use a £500bn national investment programme, with a National Investment Bank and a network of […]

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Floods: instant tiny climate action

There are floods all around.  The TV won’t mention climate change. Here is one thing you can do. We are visiting family living  in the country just outside St. Louis, Missouri, in the US. Eureka, the small town at the bottom of our hill, is under water. Pacific, five miles away to the west, is under […]

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Floods, climate change and job cuts

Martin Empson, treasurer of the Campaign against Climate Change trade union group, reports from the UK. In 2015 Britain has seen repeated flooding causing large-scale damage. Tens of thousands of people have had to evacuate their homes, suffered days without power and seen their homes and businesses destroyed as storms repeatedly hit the country. In the […]

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