SERA's submission to the Labour Party Democracy Review

SERA co-chairs Melanie Smallman and Jake Sumner write SERA's submission to the Labour Party Democracy Review explaining the unique, long and ongoing relationship SERA and Labour have in tackling some of the most important issues of our time.  Continue reading

Reporting back on Manchester's Green Summit

Lydia Meryll, SERA executive member and trustee of Manchester Environmental Education Network (MEEN) took a leading role in the formation and organisation of a groundbreaking Green Summit hosted by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham. She reports back on a day that saw the wind turbine turning towards a world-leading zero-carbon city.  Mayor Andy Burnham thanking supporters including SERA Continue reading

"Future generations will judge us harshly for ignoring the dire consequences of Brexit on our environment" - Clare Moody MEP

Clare Moody MEP and National Chair of the Labour Movement for Europe (LME) writes for SERA with her concerns on the impact of Brexit on the Environment and Climate change.  Continue reading

Jobs and Climate Conference Report

On Saturday 10 March a new Trade Union conference took place 'Planning for a Future which doesn't cost the Earth' organised by the Campaign against Climate Change Trade Union Group. Graham Petersen of the Greener Jobs Alliance reports back on a successful event.  Continue reading

The Government must introduce air quality report findings to halt "public health emergency"

SERA welcomes the joint Commons select committee report imploring the Government to act on UK air quality. The Government must listen. Phillip Fenton, SERA's National Organiser has his say.    Continue reading

A Just Transition to a Zero Carbon Future: Transforming our economy and society together

Joint Fringe meeting with WWF Scotland at Scottish Labour Conference Dundee March 10th 2018 Continue reading

The Value and Importance of moorland management

Alex Ross-Shaw is a Councillor and Executive Member for Regeneration, Planning and Transport on Bradford City Council. He is taking part in the Yorkshire and Humber Labour Conference taking place on Saturday 10 March, find out more here. In this article Alex talks about the value moorlands hold and why they must be managed to ensure their future, using the example of the much loved Ilkley Moor in Ilkley, Bradford Continue reading

SERA Labour Government Conference Clean Air Fringe

Local Labour Leadership and Clean Air - the health crisis of our times 13.00 on Saturday 3rd February, at the East Midlands Conference Centre, University Park, University of Nottingham NG7 2RJ   Continue reading

Hackney's Clean Energy Revolution

Rather than wait for national government to turn rhetoric into action, Labour local governments across the UK are getting on with the radical action needed to tackle climate change. Here, Cllr Jon Burke explains how Hackney's driving an ambitious shift to clean energy. Continue reading

SERA named 'Socialist Society of the Year'

SERA wins the prestigious award at the 2017 Labour Excellence Awards, organised by SME4Labour. Continue reading

The Case For Degrowth?

Mark Burton responds to Chi Onwurah's article for New Ground, which set out why sustainable growth was at the heart of Labour's economic plans Continue reading

Haringey's Landmark Climate Change Decision

Cllr Natan Doron on Haringey Council's landmark decision to back climate ambition, building on its strong record of environmental leadership. Continue reading