How can a Labour Mayor support airport expansion for the few, not the many?
In light of a new analysis showing that airport expansion disproportionally benefits the wealthiest in society, Green councillor Carla Denyer will ask Bristol’s Mayor to reconcile his contradictory views about climate change and airport expansion.
Greens call for ban on balloon releases
From Bristol 24/7: "Fresh calls have been made to introduce a city-wide ban on people releasing balloons or sky lanterns across Bristol."
Bristol Airport carbon targets worthless without roadmap, say Greens
Days before Bristol Airport’s consultation closes, a Green Party councillor has revealed that the Airport has no plan in place for delivering on its carbon goals.
Greens to Mayor: listen to Scrutiny on the Arena
"The future is not a destination, it is something we imagine, plan and build, and this decision is one with real impact for the shape of our future"
Bristol's MEP slams Tories & Labour over ‘climate wrecking’ decisions
Molly has condemned the government for its decision not to back the world’s first tidal power lagoon at Swansea Bay but, on the same day, give the green light to expand Heathrow airport.
Bristol Greens invite Labour MPs to oppose Heathrow expansion
Bristol Green Party are today inviting the city's Labour MPs to join them in a united opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport that would "smash" the UK's climate change efforts. The invite comes after Bristol North West MP Darren Jones tweeted his intention to abstain, stating "it doesn’t significantly impact Bristol, so I’ll be abstaining" despite an election commitment to local Green party supporters to meet with Bristol Green Party regularly to discuss environmental issues.
Everything falling into place for Arena Island
Green Councillors are delighted that the last week of scrutiny has demonstrated the case for an Arena in the central of Bristol.
Clean air day marks need for urgent action
Following warnings on Sunday that people in South Bristol should avoid outdoor activities because air pollution levels had reached such heights, Green councillors are calling for urgent action to tackle Bristol’s dangerous air pollution. Today is Clean Air Day where across the country people are uniting to raise awareness of air pollution.
'Pie in the sky' - Greens respond to Mayor's arena reports
"What was first touted as a simple ‘value for money’ review is beginning to look like a very expensive piece of political justification for a decision it seems the Mayor has already taken in private..."
Bristol Greens urge local MPs to back important vote on staying in the Single Market
Bristol Green Councillors have today jointly written to the four Bristol MPs urging them to “support the Lords’ amendment to find an EEA-style solution to the Brexit problem”