The SCAN environmental general election guide

There is a lot of conflicting information and narratives out there. Who to believe?

Facts are difficult to dispute, such as the voting records of MPs and political parties. So, we have produced this article with links to that information.

Friends of the Earth have gone through the manifestos of the Conservative Party, Labour Party, Liberal Democrats and Green Party, as well as pledges that each party has made throughout the campaign. They have then scored each party on ‘tackling the climate and ecological emergency’.

For the Plastic Free Swindon campaign, we have written to all local parliamentary candidates to ask for commitments to end plastic pollution. This article provides a simple summary as well as full details for those who want them.

Swindon Climate Debate: Action or Extinction?‘ was held at New College. Each candidate was asked what their party’s plan is to deal with climate change, followed by audience questions. The video is here: (note quality improves after the introduction).