The Green Alliance Podcast

Green Alliance News Review #5: XR, Environment Bill and bird song in the charts

Episode Summary

The latest insights into environmental politics and policy.

Episode Notes

In this episode: extinction rebellion, MPs' responses to the draft Environment Bill and natural climate solutions. Plus we discuss climate change in pop culture: RSPB's dawn song competing with Taylor Swift and Lil' Dicky's 'Earth' feat 30 celebrities, including Leonardo DiCaprio.

Interested in what you're hearing? Here are some links to read on:

Extinction Rebellion:
Rebecca Willis: https://greenallianceblog.org.uk/2019/04/23/after-extinction-rebellion-where-next-for-climate-politics/
James Murray: https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/blog-post/3074582/rebel-alliance

Environment Bill:
Ruth Chambers: https://greenallianceblog.org.uk/2019/04/25/mps-demand-more-from-the-environment-bill/
Environment Audit Committee, "Scrutiny of the Draft Environment (Principles and Governance) Bill" https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/environmental-audit-committee/news-parliament-2017/draft-environment-bill-report-publication-17-19/
Amy Mount, "Some thoughts on the relationship between environmental progress and the #RuleOfLaw", https://twitter.com/ASmallAMount/status/1121413512855728129

Natural Climate Solutions:
Green Alliance, "Cutting the climate impact of land use", http://bit.ly/2DwAsFv
George Monbiot et al. https://www.naturalclimate.solutions/

And listen to the songs:
RSPB, "Let nature sing",https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/campaigning/let-nature-sing?utm_source=letnaturesing_shorturl&utm_medium=print&utm_campaign=letnaturesing
Lil' Dicky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvuN_WvF1to

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Music is Podington Bear, used under Creative Commons licence.