Welsh Government announces Circular Economy strategy

The Welsh Government has published an ambitious strategy to support a green recovery in Wales by transitioning into a ‘circular economy.

Johnson urged to deliver on promises to protect nature

More than 50 nature organisations are calling for the Prime Minister’s commitments to reverse nature’s decline by 2030 to be backed-up in law.

Give flood grants to make homes resilient

Know Your Flood Risk has argued that home owners living in flood risk areas should be given grants to make properties more resilient to submersion.

Increased housing development escalate flood risk

More extreme weather as a result of climate change and increased housing development will continue to increase the UK’s flood risks.

One million fly-tipping incidents a year

Latest figures from the government show that councils dealt with nearly one million incidents of fly-tipping last year at a cost of £50 million.

Pressure on Green Belt quadruples, says CPRE

The CPRE has warned that there are a quarter of a million homes planned to be built on Green Belt land.

On-street EV charge point pilot in Hampshire

50 new on-street electric vehicle chargepoints will be installed in Eastleigh and Winchester as part of an innovative pilot scheme to be launched in March.

£10bn invested in fossil fuels by local gov pension funds

Analysis shows that billions of pounds is still invested in planet-wrecking fossil fuels through local government pension funds.

Leaders from North West seek net zero by 2040

Leaders across the North West have launched an ambitious vision to reach net zero in the region by at least 2040.

Newcastle launches new e-scooter trial

Newcastle City Council has launched a new trial that will see 250 scooters available to hire in locations across the city.

Climate and nature investment must be prioritised

The EAC has published its report on how to 'grow back better' after coronavirus – to create a greener, healthier and more resilient economy.

First hydrogen-fuelled homes to be built in Gateshead

The UK’s first homes with household appliances fuelled entirely by hydrogen are to be built in Gateshead.

Carbon reducing heating network backed for South West

Plans for a new carbon emission-reducing, energy efficient district heating network have been unveiled by Devon County Council.

£398m fall in funding for local road maintenance

Despite new funding allocations for road maintenance, analysis has found that funding for councils has fallen £398 million compared to last year.

Ten-year plan for Edinburgh’s net zero carbon transport system

A ten-year plan to deliver a better connected, net zero carbon transport system in Edinburgh has been published.