Backward facing budget chases every last drop of oil instead of investing in a clean, green jobs-rich economy” says Caroline Lucas

Yup, well said Caroline! Lets get together and sort out local, small scale community led renewable solutions. My theory is if we make even a minor dent in their profits, the big energy firms might finally catch up. If not, their loss.

Medway Green Party's Blog

Instead of giving in to polluting industries by freezing the carbon price floor, the Chancellor should listen to people struggling with high energy bills, and recycle all carbon tax revenues into a programme to make all our homes super-energy efficient. This would bring 90% of homes out of fuel poverty, quadruple carbon savings, and create up to 200,000 jobs.
The Prime Minister’s claim that ‘money is no object’ when it comes to flood protection has not been realised in the Budget Statement. The extra money announced today for repairs to damage flood defences does not close the £500m gap between current flood defence investment and what is required just to keep pace with climate change, putting 250,000 more homes at flood risk over the next twenty years.
With current investment only half of what is needed to meet the Government’s own climate targets, the Chancellor has missed another opportunity to…

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Suffering for our art!

Here is what’s holding up backscratchers at the moment, and what has dogged our progress since 2006. 8 years; enough already!

Throw That Mango!

Here is my most recent correspondence with social services, who have now consented to hear our opinion on the Child Protection Plan they cooked up between them in private last year. It arrived on my doormat last week, and I’m still writhing in frustration at their ongoing lack of intelligence.

Today’s illustration is a JE original – a cleverly ambiguous graphic depicting her and her true love, or a smiley face depending how you look at it. She produced this screen print today with the help of her fantastic new art teacher. Proud mum moment!

Email to CP lead SW, sent today, 17th March 2014

Everyone is up to date thanks. Before I spend ages doing more corrections, could you chase up SD who failed to amend her assessments the last time we went through all this?

She took my annotated copy and did nothing with it. (Or at…

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