Extinction Rebellion may have dominated the headlines – but controversial debates are afoot in City Hall too
A round up of climate change news from Bristol you may have missed this week.
‘It’s time to force supermarkets to reduce plastic waste’
A Bristol plastic attack rebel says we must call time on corporate freedom to pollute, after Sir David Attenborough backs campaign to hand back plastic.
Farming’s devastating impact on urban air pollution
Ammonia – one of the major sources of pollution is unregulated and unmonitored by the government.
Campaigners dial up pressure on Mayor in day of clean air protests
Rees promises action but little in the way of detail and timeline
Voices: Clean air for Bristol is taking too long
An open letter from non-partisan group Bristol Clean Air Alliance, who have been campaigning for improved air quality through political action by the council.
Bristol History Podcast: Natural History of the West Country
This week I met with Joe McSorley of the Avon Wildlife Trust to discuss the natural history of the West Country – from the earliest...
Clean Air Plan: two options, no answers
Council finally outlines two clean air plan proposals, but fails to produce analysis to back up its chosen options.
Communities standing up: college students, skaters and migrant mums
News is so often depresseing and disempowering. But these Bristolians are making a difference across the city.
Photos: Shutting down Broadmead to protest the environmental impact of fast fashion
On Saturday, hundreds of people took part in a protest in Bristol city centre organised by Extinction Rebellion to raise awareness of the environmental costs of the fashion industry.
Controversial gas power station refused at development committee
Conrad Energy may now appeal the decision for the hugely unpopular plans for St Philip’s Marsh gas power plant.
George Monbiot: ‘Bristol airport expansion is like a gun pointing at the heart of the planet’
Bristol is not doing enough after declaring climate emergency, says environmental journalist.
Planning officers recommend APPROVAL of St Philip’s Marsh gas plant
Local campaigners are dismayed that power generation could happen 80m from a nursery school.
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