Treasury

New petition: The government must urgently rethink plans to hike taxes on UK solar

Posted by Richard Casson — 15 December 2016 at 1:09pm - Comments
Solar panel being carried by worker
by-nc. Credit: Greenpeace / Jonas Scheu

This morning I sent an email to Greenpeace's email list, explaining how the government is due to introduce huge tax hikes that could have a devastating impact on the UK solar industry. Here's the email below in case you missed it, and a link to the petition you can sign to push back.

The top five green policies that weren't in the budget

Posted by sgelmini — 18 March 2015 at 11:36am - Comments
by-nc. Credit: Oxfam
image from IF coalition campaign

In 2009, George Osborne told us that if he became Chancellor "the treasury will become a green ally, not a foe." There appears to have been some confusion about what is expected of a 'green ally', so, to clarify things, here's what he should have done.

National Pensioners Convention and Greenpeace highlight excess winter deaths

Posted by Dot Gibson — 22 November 2011 at 11:45am - Comments
Pensioners action on winter fuel payment
by. Credit: David Sandison/ Greenpeace
Greenpeace and National Pensioners Convention activists set up a living room outside of Parliament

Contrary to what you might hear in the media, younger and older people have a lot of shared concerns – not least of which is how society should best manage its affairs so that future generations can have a better life than their parents and grandparents.

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