The Liberal Democrats are calling for an investment of £150 billion over the next three years to drive a green economic recovery. The call comes as the Prime Minister is set to unveil plans to invest just £160 million in wind turbines in a speech at the Conservative Party Conference. Ed Davey, Leader of the Liberal Democrats, said:"People across the UK are worried … Continue reading UK should be more ambitious when it comes to renewables
If you want a government that will protect the environment, Vote Lib Dem. In government, Liberal Democrats: Secured £37bn investment in renewable electricity. Led Europe to agree the new more ambitious EU-wide climate change target and ...
If you support the environment and green policies, please have a read of the post below. While in government Liberal Democrats doubled renewable energy generation in the UK and planted 1 million trees, extended the coastal path and set up nationwide schemes to promote home insulation. Read on for more information about the achievements of Ed Davey … Continue reading Green in Government
The Liberal Democrat Manifesto for 2015 is published today. Our top priority is a World Class Education for all. This will underpin future economic security and ensure everyone gets the best start in life.
Walking is a great way of exploring nature and the outdoors and has clear benefits to health and the environment. If more people walk, rather than take the car, we can cut air pollution, have fewer problems with asthma and bronchitis, tackle obesity and reduce heart problems. As many of my correspondents have pointed out, … Continue reading Walking and Nature – Preserving the Countryside
Under Ed Davey's determined stewardship in the department of energy, somewhat to the consternation of conservatives such as Michael Fallon and George Osborne, there has been massive investment in renewables: Electricity generation from renewable sources has doubled since 2010 and now supplies 15% of the UK’s electricity. The average annual investment in renewables has more than … Continue reading Green in Government