Green groups urge leadership candidates to prioritise climate emergency, but are they listening?

James Murray
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Green groups urge leadership candidates to prioritise climate emergency, but are they listening?

Alliance of 43 civil society groups call on Conservative and Liberal Democrat leadership candidates to explain how they intend to tackle escalating environmental threats

A group of 43 organisations, ranging from the National Trust and Greenpeace to CAFOD and the Women's Institute, have called on the next Prime Minister to clarify how they would tackle the climate crisis...

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