So far 66 candidates have signed the ABCD climate action pledge, agreeing, if elected, to press their council to:
- Aim higher
- Build partnerships
- Communicate and
- Divest from fossil fuels
Are your local candidates among them?
What are their views on incineration?
‘It’s misleading’ to call the electricity low-carbon, says Ann Ballinger of Eunomia, a sustainability consultancy whose clients include the government. ‘You are still burning a lot of plastic to get your energy in an incinerator, so that is pretty similar to burning oil.’Source:
‘Dirty white elephants: Incinerators were supposed to solve the UK’s waste crisis. Are they making it worse?’
SourceMaterial in conjunction with The Telegraph, 4 February 2021.
Official candidate lists are now available on district/borough council websites.