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Lack of Political Leadership on Environment

http://ursulatuovi .newsvine.com/_new s/2013/09/17/20533 496-lack-of-politi cal-leadership-on- environment-crown- capital-management -environmental-rev iews Seven major charities have released a report accusing Britain’s three main political parties of a ‘lack of political leadership’ when it comes to environmental issues. The ‘Green Standard 2013’ report was co-authored by WWF, RSPB, Greenpeace, the Wildlife Trusts, and Friends of the Earth, Green Alliance, and the Campaign for Better Transport. The charities assessed the Conservative, Labour and Liberal Democrat parties on four criteria: the economy, communities, nature and international leadership. Whilst the report acknowledges that individual politicians have made ‘key’ contributions to environmental issues, it admonishes the party leaderships for failing to develop a coherent environmental policy or to put green issues at the heart of their campaigning.  (Sep 17, 2013 | post #1)