Climate Emergency Plenary Speech

As a British MEP, I am proud to be part of a sovereign nation, that works alongside our partners in Europe to tackle climate change. Throughout Europe, governments and local councils have been declaring a climate emergency. But today, this parliament became the very first parliament in the world to declare a climate emergency across … Continue reading Climate Emergency Plenary Speech

This is a Climate Emergency, Dirty Air Knows no Borders!

Judith Bunting MEP, in European Parliament, delivering her speech to the European Parliament on Climate Change.

Following her speech in the European Parliament last month, Judith Bunting MEP highlights the case for calling a Climate Emergency. “Ill health caused by air pollution costs the economy billions in lost working days. Causing 400,000 premature deaths per year in Europe alone, it is currently the number one cause of premature deaths. We need … Continue reading This is a Climate Emergency, Dirty Air Knows no Borders!

Climate Emergency – the power of youth

Cable: Today's events should give profile to our climate emergency Responding to the visit of Nobel Prize nominated climate change activist Greta Thunberg to Parliament today, Liberal Democrat Leader Vince Cable said:“Young people leaving their classrooms and lying down on the streets of London have given much needed profile to the climate emergency our planet … Continue reading Climate Emergency – the power of youth