The Green Alliance Podcast
GND, Brexit and insect Armageddon (News review, episode 1)
The latest insights on environmental policy and politics in the UK and abroad.
In this episode: will our insects still be here in 100 years? We'll be discussing the threat of global insect collapse, the launch of the Green New Deal and the environmental implications of Brexit.
Interested in what you're hearing? Here are some links to read on:
- Greener UK, https://greeneruk.org/
- Fiona Harvey, "Brexit could be good for UK environment, says top government adviser", https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/feb/07/brexit-good-news-uk-environment-common-agricultural-policy
- Gareth Simkins, "Theresa May backs vote on adopting EU green standards", https://www.endsreport.com/article/62123/theresa-may-backs-vote-on-adopting-eu-green-standards
- Roger Harrabin, "Environment in multiple crises - report", https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47203344
- Tom Clarke, "Insect mass extinction shock headlines do not tell whole story and risk undermining threat of declining numbers", https://www.itv.com/news/2019-02-11/insect-mass-extinction-headlines-do-not-tell-whole-story-and-risk-undermining-threat-of-declining-numbers/
- Damian Carrington, "Plummeting insect numbers 'threaten collapse of nature'", https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/feb/10/plummeting-insect-numbers-threaten-collapse-of-nature
Green New Deal
- Green New Deal , https://apps.npr.org/documents/document.html?id=5729033-Green-New-Deal-FINAL
- Robinson Meyer, "The Green New Deal Hits Its First Major Snag", https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/first-fight-about-democrats-climate-green-new-deal/580543/
- Josh Seigel, "Republican lawmakers face pressure to propose 'Green New Deal' alternative", https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/energy/republican-lawmakers-face-pressure-to-propose-green-new-deal-alternative
- Twitter thread against scientists attacked GND: https://twitter.com/DoctorVive/status/1088096999147220993
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