Author: Micke Ahola In order to address the existential risk posed by climate change, we need to rapidly transform our economy. This means winding down high-carbon industries like fossil fuels and industrial agriculture, and investing in the growth of new ones like renewable energy and nature-friendly farming. As a transformation to a low-carbon economy will […] 9th December 2022
Reflections from the 2022 cohort of the Green New Deal Rising Leadership Programme As we come to the end of this year’s GNDR leadership programme, here are some reflections on the experience from Pooja, Iman and Daniela – three of the incredible organisers on the Programme. Pooja’s reflections The second residential training weekend took place […] 7th November 2022
You’ve probably seen the news by now – Labour Conference this year brought many wins for the climate movement. The party shaped their entire conference around building a “fairer, greener future”, including the announcement of an £8bn National Wealth fund for green investment and a new nationalised renewable energy company ‘GB Energy’ within their first […] 18th October 2022 / Milla
It’s gearing up to be the ‘summer of strikes’. From transport workers to post office workers to barristers, lots of big unions are talking about taking industrial action in the coming months. And as climate and social justice advocates, it’s our responsibility to show our solidarity with the union workers who are taking a stand […] 26th July 2022 / Alex Vardill
On a baking hot day in June 2022 I found myself crammed into a corner on the sweaty floor of an over-crowded train, bound for Coventry. I was on my way to the Green New Deal Rising mass canvass. My nerves about the weekend of canvassing, training, staying in an unfamiliar place and meeting other […] 14th July 2022 / Tegan Tallullah
In April, I headed to GND Rising’s Rise Up in Birmingham – one of the movement’s in-person meet-ups popping up in cities across the UK this year. It was my first time at a GND Rising’s event, and although I was nervous at first, it was a very chill and welcoming atmosphere. To begin with, […] 13th June 2022 / Iman Khali Mohammed
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