green new deal

  • June 22, 2010

    Green Party leader Caroline Lucas MP has challenged the basic logic of the Coalition Government's massive public spending cuts, saying they are both "destructive and unnecessary."

  • June 22, 2010

    A new report says Britain could cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2030, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs and regaining energy security at the heart of a revamped economy.

  • March 25, 2010

    What do yesterday's announcements mean in terms of tackling the economic crisis, its main victims, and the climate change challenge? Here is my more or less immediate response to Alistair Darling’s final budget.

  • December 9, 2009

    As the government launches its pre-budget statement, the second report from the authors of the Green New Deal argue that the British Chancellor needs to tackle public debt, create thousands of new green jobs and transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • November 26, 2008

    As the scale of the global credit, climate and oil shocks becomes clearer, support for a radical 'Green New Deal' is growing, political economist Ann Pettifor and analyst Andrew Simms told a meeting in parliament last night.