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.
Clive Lewis MP is Shadow Treasury Minister for Sustainable Economics and Labour MP for Norwich South. He tweets at @labourlewis and calls for a post-war effort to tackle the climate and environment emergency.Continue readingLuna Williams is the political correspondent at the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration lawyers which offers free and full legal aid to asylum-seekers and refugees. Currently climate refugees do not have a right to refuge, Luna argues that needs to change to protect vulnerable people across the world who are taking the hit for humanity's collective mistakes.Continue readingCllr 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
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