Fracking ‘bribes’ underline the destructiveness of the government’s energy policy

The government’s plans to offer ‘bribes’ to households to accept fracking (1) on their doorsteps underlines the destructiveness of their energy policy, which will hasten the onset of climate chaos, says the Green Party, the only party wholeheartedly opposed to fracking. The latest government intervention in support of fracking comes as leading climate scientists warn… Continue reading »

Councillors urge government to keep new Thames Crossing away from Dartford

A new Lower Thames Crossing must be kept away from Dartford in order to tackle air pollution in the town, councillors have told government. Last week, Dartford council urged Transport Secretary Chris Grayling to make an early decision on the crossing, primarily based on the town’s ongoing traffic and congestion problems. However, Cllr Jonathon Hawkes (Lab)… Continue reading »