Northerners 10 Key Demands For Paris Climate Talks 2015

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A Northern Spring survey of 10,000 Northerners conducted during 2015 today reveals the Norths’ 10 key demands for politicians regarding the North of England at the Paris Climate Talks due to take place from 30th November – 13th December 2015

1/ Pledge to create a Zero Carbon Britain, including a Zero Carbon North, in line with the Centre for Alternative Technologys’ Zero Carbon Britain Report, including all businesses to become Future Makers

2/ Urgent implementation of One Million Climate Jobs on a national level with appropriate proportion of jobs to the North of England creating a 1940’s style National Effort on climate change, with all political parties to work together to achieve this, and a significant proportion of jobs to the North-east, including the steelwork areas, where skilled unemployment is rising

3/ Alternative clean and green plans to be produced for the “Northern Powerhouse” including huge input from ecologists, green economists and scientists

4/ A Clean Air Plan for the North of England, including an urgent review of the Infrastructure Bill

5/ Ecosystem Services Invoice for the North of England

6/ Ban all forms of extreme energy, including fracking, Coal Bed Methane and Underground Coal Gasification, and form Peoples’ Enquiries on Barton Moss (Salford), Borras (Wales), Ellesmere Port and Upton (Cheshire), Crawberry Hill and West Newton (Yorkshire), and the role of Barclays Bank in extreme energy

7/ Urgent investigation into all polluting industries and review of all PEDLs, including the process of issuing them, and bring polluters to justice as a crime against humanity and the environment, including introducing Ecocide as a crime

8/ Increased Energy Democratisation for the people, increase community energy co-operatives, re-instate Solar Feed-In Tariff and urgent review of “The Big Six”

9/ No nuclear power and no nuclear storage in the North of England

10/ Stop the Davyhulme BioMass Incinerator and an urgent review into the “green credentials” of BioMass, and an urgent review into planning process of such projects



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