Discussing London's Air Pollution Crisis

Last month, SERA, with the support of Calor Gas, brought together Labour MPs, Shadow Cabinet members and campaigners to discuss London’s toxic air pollution crisis, and the next steps for tackling air quality in the capital. Continue reading

A Good or Bad Industrial Strategy?

Its tempting to dismiss the Tories' sudden interventionist conversion - but Labour must learn from the Government and push for its own bolder, more radical plan. Continue reading

May's Damning Silence on Brexit and the Environment

As the Prime Minister ignores the environment in her Brexit priorities, green groups now face the fight of our lives Continue reading

New Ground Autumn Edition: Brexit and the Environment

The latest edition of New Ground is out with a range of views and perspectives on the implications for nature, climate change and environmental policies through Brexit. With views from Michael Jacobs, Kerry McCarthy MP and Nick Mohlo (Aldersgate Group), Leonie Cooper, Seb Dance MEP and more and guest piece from the Australian Labor Environment Action Network (LEAN) on greening the Australian Labor Party.

‘Brexit and the implications for the environment’: Keir Starmer MP speech

Sir Keir Starmer MP, the Shadow Exiting Europe Secretary, will give his first major speech on the implications for the environment through Britain leaving the Europe Union to SERA: Labour’s environment campaign. The speech is taking place, after the SERA AGM, on 26 November at the Guide Hall, Coram Fields, 93 Guildford St, London, WC1N 1DN. Continue reading

It’s up to Labour to clean up our city air | Paul Blacklock

The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has spoken about his plans to create a less polluted London – he stated that ‘poor air quality is a ticking time-bomb for our health.’ Continue reading

Clean Air Model Motion

Air pollution is causing the premature deaths of 40,000 plus UK citizens at an economic cost of £54 billion. As part of our A Breath of Fresh Air campaign we have produced the following model motion for Constituency Labour Parties. The motion notes the need to tackle the deadly air we breathe today, and concludes that we need a new Clean Air Act for the 21st Century. For more information about A Breath of Fresh Air click here. Continue reading