5 Oct 2019

Green Party to campaign for ‘ecocide’ ban on environmentally damaging human activity

Home Affairs Correspondent

With climate change soaring up the political agenda, thanks to the campaigns of Greta Thunberg and others, there’s been plenty to discuss at the Green Party’s annual conference this weekend.

Among its policies: scrapping HS2 and spending the money on local transport instead – and a pledge to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2030. But the party’s also been grappling with what a No Deal Brexit might mean for the environment.