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.
Cllr Tom Hayes, Oxford City Council portfolio holder for Safer, Greener, Environment, and SERA member, writes for SERA on Clean Air Day 2019 on the need for both government and our cities to take action to clean our air and prevent serious ill health. This is not an issue happening in a distant time or country, this is about the air you and your loved ones are breathing right nowContinue readingLabour and Cooperative Party parliamentary candidate for Reading West Rachel Eden writes for SERA on taking action cooperatively to tackle the climate emergency. If you are championing the the environment in your local area we want to hear from you - get in touch.Continue readingSERA 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 reading
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