Category Archives: Environment & Sustainable Development

Green Resolutions for the New Year and New Decade

Green Resolution As an antidote to my, perhaps rather downbeat, posting yesterday, I thought I would write a more optimistic upbeat post today. It is about setting “Green” resolutions for the New Year (New Decade, even!) – so you can … Continue reading

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View from my hammock…

You may guess from the title that I am in Brazil again at the moment!? And you would be correct! As I may have said already in a recent blog post, we had booked to come for a seasonal visit … Continue reading

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Let`s not RUSH the Leadership Election!

Ed Davey – Interim leader for how long? My view on this is that we should not rush into an early leadership election for the Liberal Democrats for a number of good reasons… A Bruising Election First, we have been … Continue reading

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Reviewing the Election

So, I am back in Brazil for Fatima`s family Xmas (we had our trip booked before they announced the General election date) That meant I was hearing the election results from several thousand miles away – and that does give … Continue reading

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Europe, Energy, Transport and the Environment (& our internal Party elections)

Europe, Energy and the Environment (& our Party Elections!) I think I have mentioned, recently, my status as an English Rugby fan and the crisis of conscience that caused me to sell back my hard-won tickets for the matches in … Continue reading

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Pushing the Green Liberal Imperative

Pushing the Green Liberal Imperative I am writing this in my caravan on holiday in Europe. It is not clear as I write what will happen next in the saga that is the UK`s political narrative. But what is reasonably … Continue reading

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Heatwave at the political crossroads…!

Political crossroads By Keith Melton, Vice Chair – Campaigns – GLD We are at a political crossroads – the like of which I have not seen in all of my lifetime. We have a new Prime Minister who is a … Continue reading

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Setting GREEN Priorities

Setting Priorities “May you live in interesting times” is said to be an ancient Chinese curse. For various reasons it seems to be a self-evident truth that we ARE living in interesting times. Just summing things up in a series … Continue reading

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Time to choose

Time to choose The Green Liberal Democrat Conference and Hustings were held in Nottingham yesterday. It had been one of those days that you can scarcely see beyond. It has loomed large on my horizon for several months and, of … Continue reading

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Liberal Democrat/Green Party primaries

Flying a Kite OK – It has been a while since my last Blog post. I have been busy fighting elections, both local and European as well as organising the next Green Liberal Democrat summer conference in Nottingham for 15th … Continue reading

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