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WHY GREENS OPPOSE HS2
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WHY GREENS OPPOSE HS2

The HS2 Rail project has the official support of every mainstream political party in England and Wales bar one - The Green Party. It's also inspired a wave of non aligned environmental groups to set up protest camps along the route.


That's some going for a scheme touted as part of the solution to meeting the UK government's zero net carbon commitment.


So why do so many people who would broadly identify as 'green' stand against a rail network designed to take hundreds of thousands of cars and lorries off the road?


Adrian Goldberg meets campaigners Victoria and Charlotte, who are concerned about the devastation wrought on a Warwickshire woodland by HS2. He also talks to Natalie Bennett who represents the Green Party in the House of Lords, and hears from Byline Times writer Stephen Delahunty.


Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White.


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