The dragon’s vulnerable spot

Industrial growth in the wake of COVID-19 is set to pursue its usual trajectory with all the environmental damage that entails. So what will it take to force public policy to tackle the climate emergency? Dirk Campbell explores some ideas.

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Q&A with Cycle Lewes and Lewes Living Streets

Following East Sussex County Council’s decision not to change access on Lewes High Street to enable social distancing, we asked two local organisations what they think needs to be done to support pedestrian and cyclist-friendly streets in Lewes…

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Online discussion: Imposing a frequent flyer levy

The world urgently needs to cut carbon emissions from flying, and a frequent flyer levy is one way being proposed to do this. Climate action group Possible is hosting an online discussion exploring how a levy could be introduced in the UK…

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Interview with XR Lewes on the September Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion is getting ready for a new national rebellion calling for the government to ramp up action on the climate emergency. We asked XRLewes about its plans and goals, what it thinks of our own MP’s action in climate change – and how local people can get involved.

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What is transition?

Transition is about the creation of resilient communities. It’s not about campaigning but designing. It’s about putting in place systems that will help us to deal with the big changes that are on the way. Those changes will be in three main areas: energy, the economy and the environment. Click here to Read more and get linked in to the bigger picture.

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