Transition New Mills Lobbies MP To Support A Safe Climate

Three of us from Transition New Mills (Jane Ayres, Sue Cooper and Rick Seccombe) met with Andrew Bingham on 12th December 2015. We handed him 38 letters, most of which had been signed by constituents during a street leafleting session in New Mills on 28th November.  Additional letters were sent by email. We had aContinue reading “Transition New Mills Lobbies MP To Support A Safe Climate”

Lobby Our MP to Support a Safe Climate

The governments of more than 190 nations gather in Paris in late November to discuss a global agreement on climate change. Scientists have warned that unless greenhouse gas emissions start to fall, we will exceed a temperature rise of 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels. Above this rise, global warming will become catastrophic and irreversible.Continue reading “Lobby Our MP to Support a Safe Climate”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q7 – Rewilding

Here’s the final blog in our series of candidate responses to our questions. Once again, we’d like to thank all the candidates who responded for their thoughtful and considered responses to our questions. We hope you’ve found it enlightening. The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document Candidates Responses-Q7. What isContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q7 – Rewilding”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q6 – Sustainable Lifestyles

The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q6. What help should government offer to help people lead more sustainable lifestyles? Andrew Bingham (Conservative) Andrew says that the availability of renewable energy and recycling facilities and initiatives, together with corporate attempts to reduce carbon footprints and waste, make it easier inContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q6 – Sustainable Lifestyles”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q5 – Roads vs Buses

The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document Candidates Responses-Q5. Do you support the recent announcement of £15bn investment in road projects? If so, is this the best use for this money at a time when reductions in funding for local bus services are putting services at risk and there areContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q5 – Roads vs Buses”