Talking clean energy on Jeremy Kyle

Talking clean energy on Jeremy Kyle

I am sorry to say that we are staring down the barrel of a catastrophic climate crisis. Our children might be the first generation to die from climate change, not old age. Renewable energy and a green new deal is the solution. Fracking certainly isn’t, as I...
Confederation of Passenger Travel conference

Confederation of Passenger Travel conference

It was a pleasure to address the CPT National Bus and Coach Conference today. It’s clear that, if we have any hope of driving modal shift and greening our transport networks, the Government must match the ambitions of the bus and coach sector. In my speech I...
Westminster Hall debate on electric Vehicles

Westminster Hall debate on electric Vehicles

The transition to electric vehicles is a huge opportunity for cleaner air, lower emissions and thousands of good, green and unionised jobs. However, the Government must think bigger and bolder! Labour has a plan to drive this transition; it’s time the Government...
Education and the climate crisis

Education and the climate crisis

This morning it was great to be in the Chamber to be able to support Nadia Whittome MP’s Climate Education Bill. This calls for the climate crisis to be taught as part of the school curriculum. Teaching future generations about the climate crisis is an important...
Hypocrisy on fossil fuels

Hypocrisy on fossil fuels

This generation of young people may be the first to die of climate change rather than old age. No more greenwashing, no more bluster and spin. COP26 must mark a turning point, away from this Government’s policy of climate delay and towards a transformative Green...