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Ealing Labour Promises Ambitious Pledges on Regreening, Rewilding and Reuse

Ealing Labour Party – which currently has the majority of council seats in the borough – sent the replies set out here to our six important environmental questions. They were written by Labour’s Deputy Leader of Ealing Council, Cllr Deirdre Costigan, who is the Cabinet Member for Climate Action. She is a councillor for Northolt …

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TUSC Addresses Environment Questions For EFoE’s Challenge

Tony Gill, the Trade Union and Socialist Coalition candidate for the North Hanwell ward in the local elections on May 5th, submitted the following replies to our six important environmental questions for Ealing. We also asked the same questions of the other political parties. We are still waiting to hear from Ealing Labour Party and …

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Ealing Greens Meet EFoE’s Hustings Challenge

Neil Reynolds, chair of Ealing Green Party and its candidate for Hanwell Broadway ward has sent the following replies to EFoE’s six important environmental questions for the London Borough of Ealing. We also asked the same questions of the other political parties. We are still waiting to hear from Ealing Labour Party and Ealing Conservatives. …

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Ealing Independents Join the Climate Crisis Debate

Ealing Independents are the second local political party to answer EFoE’s challenge and reply to six important environmental questions for our borough. The replies were sent by a group called Team Ealing.In. We also contacted the local Labour Party, Conservatives, Green Party and TUSC (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition) and are waiting to hear back …

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Lib Dems Rise to EFoE Challenge

Ealing Liberal Democrats are the first local political party to respond to EFoE’s challenge and answer six important questions about the environment in our borough. The replies came from Cllr Gary Malcolm, who acts as the Liberal Democrat Leader of the Ealing Group on the council. We also contacted the local Labour Party, Conservatives, Ealing …

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Voting

How To Make My Vote Count

Will my vote in the local council elections on May 5th make any difference at all to how Ealing tackles the Climate Emergency? That is what Ealing Friends of the Earth are setting out to discover. We are asking all the local political parties to answer six questions on the environment. We will put their …

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Towers or Terraces

Towers versus Low Rise Housing Summary Ealing Friends of the Earth believes that tower blocks are not appropriate for Ealing. Towers damage the environment. Studies show they can double embodied carbon in construction compared to low-rise. They also consume far more energy during their lifetimes. Towers put residents at risk from fire, pandemics, power-cuts, extreme …

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Cut Carbon Not Forests

Drax – the world’s largest wood-burning power station. Today, energy giant Drax, which operates the world’s largest wood-burning power station near Selby in Yorkshire, announced its full-year financial results for 2021. We want to let you know what the true story is: that Drax profits from burning trees, and that rather than being a low …

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