Not all humans are equally culpable in the climate chaos outlined in Monday’s IPCC report. Identifying the rich and powerful as the principal culprits is key to stopping further destruction.
Chris Saltmarsh is a cofounder of Labour for a Green New Deal.
From the historic heat wave tearing through the Pacific Northwest to temperatures “too hot for humanity” in Pakistan, the consequences of climate change are no longer a far-off threat — they’re here right now.
Labour must outline its democratic-socialist vision of an economy that works for people and planet — before the Tories monopolize the narrative.
The massive oil price crash we’ve seen this week is an opportunity for governments to do what we have long needed to do: keep the remaining fossil fuels in the ground and invest in a Green New Deal to save the planet and stimulate the economy.
It’s time for radical proposals to rebuild Britain’s social fabric and combat the climate crisis. Here’s one: make public transport free.