Green New Deal, piloted in Birmingham, now advocated Europe-wide

The Green New Deal Group inspired Jon Morris of Localise West Midlands, a thinktank promoting local supply chains for sustainability, and Matthew Rhodes [far right] of low-carbon solutions engineering firm Encraft to present the award-winning business plan, developed and championed by Keith Budden [left] of the Birmingham Environment Partnership. This was the foundation for the City Council’s Birmingham Energy Savers scheme.

As EU leaders gather around the German Chancellor’s dinner table to discuss austerity versus growth, Colin Hines, LWM’s co-founder and convenor of the Green New Deal Group, sent a press release about a discussion paper Help Save Europe With A Green New Deal makes the case for crucial new topics and solutions to be put at the top of their menu.

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