Issues of the ecology are the main focus of the Green Party. This is why they have chosen the name that they have.
The Green Party believes very deeply in the need for human beings to have less of an impact on the environment in which they live. It feels that many of the ills of society come about at least in part because we live a lifestyle and have an economic system that is not sufficiently concerned with environmental issues. It believes, for example, that the country would be better off in all ways if we were to do more to balance the interests of the market with the needs of the environment.
The attitude of the Green Party with regard to ecology can be summed up in the party's statement that
Human societies must operate with the understanding that we are part of nature, not separate from nature.