Street-level climate politics

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Autumn 2018
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Labour currently governs most of Britain’s cities and large towns. How can it use this power to respond to the challenge of climate change? Jon Burke, Labour Cabinet Member for Energy and Sustainability on Hackney Borough Council, and Mika Minio-Paluello, an energy economist and activist, discuss climate transition, local government, and the potential for a geographical and ecological rebalancing of Britain’s economy.