A Green New Deal: a Labour strategy to combat climate breakdown

What is the most pressing issue facing humanity today? Climate breakdown? Mass extinction? Poverty? Inequality? International conflict? What can we do about them? Which policies provide the best solutions? Which technologies will help solve our problems? Confusing isn’t it? It’s my belief that all of these issues are part of a single problem. Over theContinue reading “A Green New Deal: a Labour strategy to combat climate breakdown”

Cornwall and climate breakdown: the need for a strategy

In My View… by Patrick O’Sullivan, Energy and Environment Coordinator, SE Cornwall Labour If Councillors German and Hannaford are serious about tackling climate change – which I am sure they are – then probably the best thing they could do is sign up to Labour’s Green New Deal, which is not only a comprehensive strategyContinue reading “Cornwall and climate breakdown: the need for a strategy”

Not Just Climate Change…

In My View… by Patrick O’Sullivan, Energy and Environment Coordinator, SE Cornwall Labour There never was such a year for blossom; at least not for some time. Everywhere blackthorn, wild cherry and now domestic fruit trees are making a wonderful show. And the warmest April for seventy years coincided with two weeks of Extinction RebellionContinue reading “Not Just Climate Change…”

We Need to Give Our Young People Hope

In My View… By Pete Nash of South East Cornwall Labour Party I am a father and grandfather and in common with most people I care deeply for my family. Our children and their future well-being is what matters most to all parents and carers. It is every parents’ hope that their children have aContinue reading “We Need to Give Our Young People Hope”

Rewarding those in work, not penalising us

In My View….by Thomas Chauhan of South East Cornwall Labour Party People in work are now more likely than ever to live in poverty. Since 2008, real terms wages across the country have seen a sharp decline. This, matched with cuts to benefits and the roll out of universal credit, has left many low-earners strugglingContinue reading “Rewarding those in work, not penalising us”