News of the month (October 2004).
Green Party Conference 2004.
The Principal Speaker of the Green Party Caroline Lucas
received a standing ovation at their annual conference at the Weston-super-Mare
conference today (22/10/04) after a passionate plea for honesty and integrity
in public life.
Dr Lucas on Climate Change.
Dr Lucas, a member of the European Parliament's influential Environment Committee, said the other parties don't fully understand the "revolution" in government transport and energy policy required to tackle climate change.
She called for the government to end tax beaks for
the aviation industry and subsidies to the oil and nuclear power sectors,
and covered the need for a massive drive towards Solar Power as a real