At SERA, we believe that tackling environmental problems is key to delivering opportunity and fairness. From climate change to community energy, waste to transport, SERA is interested in the most important environmental and social challenges facing Britain – challenges that only Labour administrations can tackle.
SERA is calling for a a Climate Emergency Spending Review (CESR) following Parliament declaring a climate emergency. Urgent action is required across the whole of government to decarbonise and a CESR would enable that change. Jake Sumner, SERA's Co-Chair wrote for LabourList in April 2019. This is a copy of the article.Continue reading
This Earth Day, Labour's Oxford City Council announces plans for a Citizens Assembly to deal with the climate crisisCllr Tom Hayes, Oxford City Council portfolio holder for Safer, Greener, Environment writes for SERA on the city's plans announced on Earth Day (22nd April 2019) for a citizens assembly, the first ever by a UK council, to deal with our climate crisis.Continue reading"Emitting more Co2 without being cognisant of the consequences as a society is a reckless and risky gamble. Every tonnes we can avoid adding to our atmosphere will give us a better chance of avoiding climate breakdown" Venn Chesterton is a sustainable transport expert and tweets at @fb_venn. This article was originally published in SERA's magazine New GroundContinue readingLydia Meryll is a SERA executive member, community activist and environmental educator. She leads Manchester SERA. She tweets at @lydia_meryll This article was originally published in SERA's magazine New GroundContinue readingVicki Hird is Farm Campaign Coordinator at Sustain, the alliance for better food and farming. She tweets at @vickihird This article was originally published in SERA's magazine New GroundContinue reading
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