Cllr Mark Jones assured the public at Full Council in February that this year’s Council Tax letter would inform residents about the extreme threats of the climate and ecological emergencies (CEE). We were therefore extremely disappointed to open our Council Tax bills and read your letter, which only included one solitary sentence on this topic.Continue reading “An open letter to Cllr Julie Dore, Leader of Sheffield City Council”
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One year of climate emergency, but Sheffield Council still haven’t sounded the alarm!
In February 2019, one year ago, I presented the Sheffield Council meeting with a petition, pleading with them to declare a climate emergency. This they did, and later agreed to become carbon neutral by 2030. But what has happened to the urgency of this initial declaration? Other cities are making progress. Sheffield, however, has failedContinue reading “One year of climate emergency, but Sheffield Council still haven’t sounded the alarm!”
Media ignored alarming increase in methane levels
Chris Broome’s analysis is spot on. Sheffield Climate Alliance, Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, the Green Party and many other green groups have been campaigning for 40 years, but petitions, marches, letters to MP’s have largely been ignored by those in power, and greenhouse gas emissions have continued to rise. It has taken the radicalContinue reading “Media ignored alarming increase in methane levels”