‘Scrap HS2 and spend the money on insulating homes’
It’s hard to imagine that one tweet from Australian Greens deputy leader Adam Bandt could change the terms of the climate change policy debate in Australia. But it has.
On 17 October, as fierce, out-of-season bush fires erupted around Sydney and destroyed 200 houses after the hottest year on record in Australia, Bandt tweeted that Australia would experience more terrible climate impacts if newly-elected conservative prime minister Tony Abbott got his way and abandoned the carbon pricing and renewable energy legislation enacted by the Labor government in 2010. Continue reading
2009 EURO ELECTION RESULTS – PARTY VOTE SHARE ANDS MEP SEATS ALLOCATED
In 2009 we were less than 5,000 votes away from winning our first
European seat in the North West. With 200 days to go, that means we
need 25 votes per day if we are going to win our seat and make sure
that Nick Griffin and BNP lose their foothold in British politics.