Monthly Archives: June 2010

A budget for politics

I’ve repeatedly criticised Gordon Brown and Alastair Darling for the timidity of their actions on green tax reform. But George Osborne today set a record for ignoring the environment, mentioning carbon emissions only once: in respect of a measure that … Continue reading

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Cycling past the heart of the oil industry

Last weekend 15 people in illuminous waterproofs cycled past four of the 10 biggest polluters in Scotland. It was our annual Friends of the Earth Scotland campaigners’ meet-up and members of Friends of the Earth Falkirk had offered to help … Continue reading

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Young Friends of the Earth Europe get busy in Bonn

I’ve just arrived back from an international meeting in Germany with Young Friends of the Earth Europe (Young FoEE) members from six countries. We were based at a climate camp taking place alongside the UNFCCC Bonn Climate Change Talks. The … Continue reading

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