Green jobs
Labour Party launches UK tour to develop green jobs

The move aims to enable communities across the country to contribute to the party’s plans for a Green Industrial Revolution

Labour pledges to make climate change ‘core part’ of school curriculum

It has set out plans to ensure all young people are educated in schools about the social and environmental impacts of climate change

Labour plans to take National Grid into public ownership

The grid operator says this is the ‘last thing’ that’s needed and would delay the progress towards the green energy transition

UK becomes first country to declare climate change emergency

MPs approved the motion yesterday put forward by Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

John McDonnell
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell meets Extinction Rebellion

The activist group claims he acknowledged the failure of previous Labour Party policies in tackling climate change

Fracking plan ‘will release emissions equivalent to 29 coal-fired power plants’

The Labour Party claims the projected emissions from fracking would overshoot the UK’s current annual emissions ’20 times over’

Delayed plastic tax ‘will see 700k tonnes of packaging binned’

The Labour Party says a vast amount of rubbish will be produced in the four years until the plastic tax is introduced

Sandy Martin appointed as Waste and Recycling Shadow Minister

It is said to be the first ministerial or shadow position covering both waste and recycling, with a dedicated focus on the global plastic crisis

Jeremy Corbyn vows to create 400,000 green jobs

The Labour Party has said it will plough investment into building new renewable infrastructure

Labour Party promises fairer, more sustainable energy system

It claims the Conservative government has “undermined Britain’s energy industry at every turn”