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I have to apologise for being pressed for time yesterday when writing about the parliamentary debate on the Zero C petition. In my haste I failed to take in the fact that the government had produced a briefing on the petition. The briefing states that….. The Government response to the petition refers to the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).…

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On November 1st the much anticipated debate on the Zero C petition was held in a extremely uncrowded Westminster Hall. Catherine Mckinnell (Newcastle upon Tyne Central, Lab) moved the petition, stating that its aim is  to impose a single carbon price across all sectors. …… In its simplest terms, the petition calls for the Government…

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Exciting times for the climate in November – it’s COP26 in Glasgow and, thanks to the ZeroC petition, MPs will debate carbon pricing in parliament on Monday 1st November. We need you to write to your MP, today, asking them to take part and to voice support for Climate Income which now has support across…

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Dave Waltham COP26
17th September 2021

September meeting Tues 21st

It’s only six weeks until COP26 – the postponed 2020 UN conference on climate change in Glasgow. The chips are down to reduce emissions and save our liveable climate. Of course there are all sorts of ways reduce emissions, but cutting out greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels will do a big chunk of…

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About a fortnight ago we reported the success of the Citizen:mk campaign to ask Milton Keynes Council to commend a national policy based on Carbon Fee & Dividend (passed unaminously on July 14th). The CCL member who master minded the campaign, Rob Paton, is also a Member of Milton Keynes Quakers and has succeeded in…

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Back in May one of our members, Rob Paton, wrote about submitting a motion to Milton Keynes Council that: Within three months of taking office as Council Leader, will you commit to seeking all-party support for a Council resolution that commends a national policy based on Carbon Fee & Dividend; and meeting with us to discuss appropriate wording for this?  We…

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In The Times online today, front page, an article shows that the Government are looking at a form of Climate Income! We feel this is the moment for Climate Income – show our support in numbers and the Government may follow through on the proposals. Families in Britain would be sent annual payments to offset…

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It’s been almost a month of no sleeping, helping human rights defenders, and hearing the citizens screaming for help. Every night keeps getting worse. Right now the situation is very difficult, the president is not allowing the international commission for human rights to enter the country, and keeps denying the human right violation committed by…

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As Kevin Frea, the speaker at last month’s national meeting told us, we need to seize the opportunity offered by these elections to tell our local representatives about Climate Income and gain their support for this brilliant policy. Climate Change is set to be on the agenda; the Liberal Democrat leader Sir Ed Davey, for…

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Our speaker at the March meeting was Kevin Frea, who is a Deputy leader of Lancaster City Council, Council Cabinet Member for Climate Emergency and Rural Affairs and founder of Climate Emergency UK. Kevin pointed out that while 3/4 of UK councils have declared a climate emergency and 126 councils have set a target to…