Mary Franklin donated 2015-04-06 07:54:23 +0100
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Mary Franklin, candidate for Bloxham and Bodicote
When my family was young, I was active in Oxford in a recycling group, low carbon scheme and community orchard. I joined the Green Party as the only political party with realistic solutions to our current challenges. The overriding challenge is climate change, which we have to tackle locally as well as globally. I strongly oppose fracking, for example, which would endanger our soil and water quality as well as pursuing fossil fuels rather than alternative energy sources. Instead, I would work to promote greater energy efficiency through better insulation, better bus services and boosting the local economy.