Fury over Bristol airport expansion decision

MPs and campaign groups questioned the environmental implications of the expansion

Northern Ireland sets target for net zero by 2050

The proposal has been passed by vote at Stormont

Election 2019: The Green Party’s energy and climate policies

It sets out the Green New Deal which aims to generate electricity from the wind, sun and waves, make homes and buildings warmer and roll out electric vehicles

Three-quarters of Brits want government to do more to support renewables

More than two-thirds believe the government should be responsible for tackling climate change and reaching net zero

Sian Berry and Jonathan Bartley win race to lead Green Party

They have pledged to put forward ‘bright Green ideas’ and ‘fiercer Green resistance’ against fracking

Caroline Lucas to step down as co-leader of Green Party

Ms Lucas, the party’s first and only MP – representing Brighton Pavilion – has shared the role with Jonathan Bartley since 2016

Green party outlines green ambitions

The UK needs to transform its energy system to become the “cleanest and greenest” possible. That’s according to co-leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas, who spoke on the ITV Leader’s Debate last night to outline her plans if voted into power. She shares her position with Jonathan Bartley, who did not speak at the […]

Green Party pledges to ‘take back control’ of energy system

The Green Party has pledged to “take back control” of the energy system as it launched its environment manifesto. Co-leaders Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley said they will also introduce a ban on fracking, end the ban on onshore wind support, stop the “reckless gamble” with nuclear power, phase out fossil fuel subsidies and bring […]

Green Party elects new leaders

Caroline Lucas has been re-elected as the leader of the Green Party in a job share with Jonathan Bartley. Ms Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, was the leader of the party between 2008 and 2012 while Mr Bartley is the party’s work and pension’s spokesman. The party said the co-leadership is a “first in […]

Natalie Bennett to step down as Green Party leader

Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, has announced she will not stand for re-election this summer. The Australian-born campaigner’s second two-year term expires in August. Ms Bennett said she has been “proud to lead a party through a period of phenomenal expansion and increased impact”. While she rose to prominence […]