Local opportunities to boost woodland highlighted

Dozens of local authority areas have the potential for doubled, tripled, or even quadrupled woodland cover.

150 new electric vehicle charge points in Cornwall

More than 150 electric vehicle charge points will be installed across Cornwall after the council secured additional funding.

Record year for Wales’ recycling as target is exceeded

The recycling rate for Wales has reached a record high, exceeding the latest recycling target and achieving 65.14 per cent for 2019/20.

Climate campaigners question policies in Spending Review

The Chancellor has been accused of undermining the government’s ‘green’ vision by pushing ahead with a heavily funded roads programme.

Drone deliveries could connect UK’s rural communities

Drone deliveries and digital mapping for easy-to-access walking and cycling routes could soon be a reality for people living in rural areas.

Local authorities urged to stock-up on salt and grit

Baroness Vere has called upon local authorities to ensure key transport routes to coronavirus test centres are kept open and running smoothly this winter.

134,000 trees to be planted thanks to funding

More than 50 projects have been awarded a share of a £10 million pot to increase tree numbers in urban areas through small-scale planting projects.

Sadiq Khan invests £10m in Green New Deal

The Mayor of London has invested £10 million in green projects that will support around 1,000 green jobs to boost London’s economic recovery.

£400bn additional infrastructure spend needed to meet Net Zero

£400 billion of investment is required in green infrastructure over the next decade if the UK is to meet its ambitious Net Zero target.

Johnson reveals Ten Point Plan for green jobs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined his Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution for 250,000 jobs.

Year-long e-scooter rental trial set for London

TfL and London Councils have launched a competition to select up to three operators for a twelve-month trial of rental e-scooters.

Welsh Government publishes draft Transport Strategy

The Welsh Government has published its new draft transport strategy pledging a major reduction in carbon emissions from the transport network.

Decarbonise homes in the north to ‘level up’

IPPR North says there is huge potential for economic stimulus provided by a programme of housing decarbonisation in the north of England.

Government ‘seriously off track’ to meet climate objectives

Labour has warned that the latest official figures from BEIS reveal that the UK is seriously behind in its performance to meet its own carbon budgets.

Newcastle named global 'climate leader'

Newcastle has been named one of the world’s ‘climate leaders’ by climate research provider CDP for its efforts to become carbon neutral by 2030.

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