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A European Green Deal

The European Commission has finally, and historically, placed the European Green Deal as a core strategy on their 2019-2024 political guidelines. Ursula von Der Leyen, the new Commission President, should be commended for finally putting…
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Frequent Flyer Levy: Gina on BBC RADIO 4 | Interview

You can listen below to Gina’s interview on BBC Radio 4’s PM programme, from 14 October 2019, talking about the frequent flyer levy, alongside former director of the Danish government’s Environmental Assessment Institute in Copenhagen, Bjørn…
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Tick-Tock

There are always grumbles about putting our clocks an hour back at this time of year at the end of the ‘daylight saving time’. The clocks back ritual seems to exacerbate nature’s shortening of the…
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Pursuing Fracking in the UK is “STUPIDITY”

Gina Dowding MEP commented on the recent report from the National Audit Office on Fracking for shale gas in England report, saying: “I think the first thing that the public would be interested in this report…
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Art, Extinction Rebellion & Brexit

For all that this week has been, there has at least been a focus on the environment despite the overwhelming, ongoing and seemingly never-ending wrangling over how much we’re willing to sacrifice for a Conservative…
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Hearings, Conference & Welcomes

Following a week’s break in my Long Reads due to a busy Green Party Conference and Greens/EFA in London conference, there’s a lot to catch up on and I hardly know where to start! My…
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PUTTING THE ‘ART AND SOUL BACK INTO BURNLEY

14 October For immediate release PUTTING THE ‘ART AND SOUL BACK INTO BURNLEY Thursday 17 October 0930-13.00hrs, will see the North West Green MEP, Gina Dowding, visit Burnley’s new flagship digital hub – The Landmark…
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Faith and the Environment

Saturday 12 October, Gina Dowding MEP will join a panel at The British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) on a seminar talking about Faith and the Environment. The panel will be the Bishop of Manchester, Dr Stuart…
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Extinction Rebellion

UK Green MEPs Welcome Extinction Rebellion Protests

Yesterday, Extinction Rebellion kicked off two weeks of global demonstrations, demanding world leaders act now to tackle climate breakdown. The UK’s Green MEPs have welcomed the protests in a joint statement: [1] “Our planet is…
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Women’s Voice: Fact Finding Report on Kashmir

The below unedited report: Women’s Voice: Fact Finding Report on Kashmir (September 17-21, 2019) released by five prominent Indian activists, journalists and community members from the National Federation of Indian Women and the Muslim Women’s…
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