Duncan Roy – Lewes

I first joined the Green Party during the Iraq war. I wanted to be in a party which promoted peace and took the coming climate catastrophe seriously. Once in, I liked the fact that the party paid tribalism so little respect. Its attitude was that if an idea was worthy...

Mark Yelland – Brighton & Hove

“For the world to achieve the rapid emissions reductions needed to avert the worst effects of climate change, governments, policy-makers, utilities and climate activists need to focus unwaveringly on driving down on one simple metric: the amount of greenhouse gases...

Neil O’Doherty – Somerset

“While studying for my Masters’ degree in Responsibility and Business Practise I gained a disturbing sense of the urgency of the climate crisis. Historically I had been a LibDem voter but felt moved to vote for the Green Party from around 2008 onwards....

Sam Easterby-Smith – Manchester

“Some thoughts on nuclear energy and decarbonisationNukes“The word nuclear conjures deep horrors. I grew up in Lancaster in the 80s and 90s with the Heysham Nuclear Power Stations like two enormous bricks at the edge of the bay. Some of my friends’ parents...

Chris A Williams – Leicestershire

“There’s a climate catastrophe. Much irreversible (in the next few hundred years) damage to the ecosystem is already locked in. All the choices that we make are, alas, about ‘least bad’ options. And we need to make them as evidence-based as we...

Martin Farley

“I have long been sceptical about the use of Nuclear Power, but the Green Party’s own plans for reaching zero carbon rely on our continued use of it. So, I really want to understand how we can do that in as safe and effective a way as possible. I...