Climate change of concern to Green Party candidates
SIX Green Party candidates will be fighting for votes when East Cambridgeshire goes to the polls. They are fighting the election on achieving zero waste, preparing for climate change and promoting better public spaces. They are pledging to: # set and meet
SIX Green Party candidates will be fighting for votes when East Cambridgeshire goes to the polls.
They are fighting the election on achieving zero waste, preparing for climate change and promoting better public spaces.
They are pledging to:
# set and meet annual targets for recycling, working in partnership with local businesses to reduce waste and oppose the construction of any new waste incinerator.
# set targets for cutting emissions, plan land-use to minimise the threat of flooding and work with developers to incorporate renewable energy technologies into new buildings.
# promote imaginative investment in public spaces, ensuring they meet the needs of all sectors of the community.
- 1 Man caught red-handed after series of drug raids
- 2 Post office and village shop moves into old Baptist chapel
- 3 Baby murder trial jury told dad was angry at social services involvement
- 4 Man in 50s dies after medical incident in field
- 5 'She had her whole life ahead of her': Charity skydive in memory of fatal crash victim
- 6 Aspiring photographer, 10, captures Ely's winter sunrise on camera
- 7 Eco-home will be icing on the cake for 'Good Life' couple
- 8 Murder suspects continue to be quizzed as detectives seek CCTV
- 9 'Shocking' abuse left partner 'vulnerable and afraid'
- 10 Sewage upgrade to continue in village with two-way traffic lights
The party is expecting substantial gains nationally and a spokesman said: "People who support the Green Party know we cannot carry on as we are.
"East Cambridgeshire Green Party is all about local solutions that help us live in balance with the world around us. Supporting the Greens challenges the worn out approach of the three main parties and promotes an environmentally friendly alternative.