Natalie Bennett, Left Foot Forward

Natalie Bennett

Left Foot Forward

United Kingdom

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Past articles by Natalie:

Natalie Bennett: Today’s Energy Bill debate in the Lords is more important than ever

The element of the Energy Bill that has got the most positive attention, and rightly so, has been amendments aiming to insert into the bill support for community energy schemes → Read More

Natalie Bennett: Why COP27 must not abandon the 1.5C climate target

The claim “it is too late for 1.5 degrees” is simply wrong → Read More

Why are the public being made to pay for excessive corporate energy use?

'As part of concerted, focused drives, France, Germany and Spain, among other states, have brought in measures like maximum heating and cooling levels for shops and offices, bans on night time use of neon shop signs and other excessive lighting' → Read More

The four day week: Ending a century of economic ‘maladjustment’

"The four-day week gives everyone the gift, the resource, the power, of time, of choice" → Read More

The UK needs a ‘Just Transition Bank’ – not another bank striving for ‘growth’

'No point in using bank funds to make the rich richer. No point in building new roads, or investing in fossil fuel when the carbon bubble looms every larger. Every point is focusing resources on projects that deliver for people and planet.' → Read More

Why we need to introduce automatic voter registration

'Individual electoral registration was introduced in 2014. It cleaned up the rolls to a degree, but also cleaned them out of millions who should have been there.' → Read More

To combat the threats posed by land contamination to building safety we need Zane’s Law

'The initial draft of Zane’s Law is simple. It demands that local authorities assess the risk posed by land contamination to building safety.' → Read More

Boris Johnson is the shameful product of a rotten political system

'Why does the country have such a clearly inappropriate man as Prime Minister, one who’s making us an international laughing stock and leaving a long-term legacy of disastrous laws and regulations inadequately administered, and a demoralised, deeply damaged civil service?' → Read More

Natalie Bennett: The policing bill represents the greatest attack on peaceful dissent in living memory

'The government is trying to take away people’s agency and power, but there’s a growing determination - and organisation - determined not to let that happen'. → Read More

Clean air – we need it, urgently, inside buildings, as well as outside

"Proper ventilation “can reduce airborne risks by up to 70% compared to poor ventilation”. → Read More

The UK fell short as president of Cop26 – but it’s not too late to rescue the conference’s legacy

Unfortunately, the UK was missing in action when some of the most innovative steps were being taken, writes Natalie Bennett → Read More

Natalie Bennett: Reparations need to be guaranteed at the COP26 climate talks

'Reparations - partly but certainly not only in the form of “loss and damage” - are essential, and need to be guaranteed at this COP climate talks' → Read More

Natalie Bennett: This is a climate emergency. Parliament has a chance to declare that reality in law

The Tories' Environment Bill isn't fit for purpose. But it can be changed to truly tackle the climate crisis, says Natalie Bennett. → Read More

Natalie Bennett: The treatment of our planet is criminal. That crime needs to be named

It's time for make 'ecocide' a crime in the UK, writes the Green peer. → Read More

Natalie Bennett: HMS Destroyer, Russia, and the questions that need answering

Was this Johnson's dangerous attempt to look big on the world stage? → Read More

Israel’s PM Naftali Bennett says he will rule for all, as Hamas calls for ‘day of rage’

Bennett replaced Benjamin Netanyahu as Israel’s new leader → Read More

Natalie Bennett: The government’s new green plans are riddled with holes

It's time to unpick the Tories' misleading environmental promises. → Read More

Repression of freedom of speech doesn’t happen in a vacuum – we must pressure those who seek to erode it

When we are united, as governments and as individuals, can we show those who would silence it that the truth is a force that cannot be stopped → Read More

Using nuclear weapons to fight the Culture War: that’s Far Right government

'Centrism, leaving things much as they are, is no longer practically possible,' says Natalie Bennett → Read More

Natalie Bennett: Post-Brexit finance proposals are not getting the scrutiny they deserve

We need a body that can make sense of finance and stick up for the public. → Read More