Most of us recognise that climate change will soon overshadow every crisis that came before. But our approaches to tackling it are too often marred by denial, evasion and false optimism. In this long read, Luca Tiratelli unpacks the...

19th November, 2020


Adam Lent argues that our intensifying climate crisis requires a political, economic and cultural revolution rooted in the empowerment of communities. @adamjlent We enter this new decade in the grip of a triple crisis: of climate, of economic inequality...

20th January, 2020


So, the new decade begins with Australia literally on fire. Unsurprisingly, many of us are feeling the moral imperative for climate action more strongly than ever, and yet a glance at politics right now offers little cause for hope....

6th January, 2020


Exploring the role of local government in tackling climate change.

4th December, 2019


The environment has been skyrocketing up councils’ agendas in recent years, but local government still faces significant challenges in how to respond.

25th November, 2019


A week ago, the UK reached its hottest recorded temperature. Over the weekend half a month’s rain fell in one hour. On Tuesday, major flooding hit Yorkshire. And yesterday, the Met Office confirmed that the UK’s 10 hottest years...

1st August, 2019


Exploring the work of local government around local renewable energy generation.

18th October, 2018


Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), released their report into the effects of global warming and confirmed what many have suspected for some time – that global warming is accelerating even faster than predicted three years...

16th October, 2018


In March 2015, NLGN ran a roundtable in partnership with WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff in Birmingham to discuss the low carbon economy and its role in promoting sustainable growth. This paper outlines the key themes coming out of these...

2nd June, 2015


Part 1: The Climate Adam Lent argues that our intensifying climate crisis requires a political, economic and cultural revolution rooted in the empowerment of communities. @adamjlent We enter this new decade in the grip of a triple crises: of...

1st January, 1970