Public think economic plan should target net zero

The UK's Climate Assembly want net-zero alignment embedded in all facets of the upcoming coronavirus recovery package.

Advisers say government still falling short on climate action

The Committee on Climate Change is set to criticise ongoing failures by the government to tackle the issues posing a threat to our planet.

Brits call for ‘all-in’ Deposit Return Scheme

A new poll has highlighted overwhelming public support for an ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme model with a variable deposit.

Government outlines plans to accelerate tree planting

The government has launched a consultation to help accelerate tree planting and improve the management of the UK's existing woodlands.

Research identifies roads where there is demand for cycling

The Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, has developed a new tool to help identify locations for new cycleways in England.

Newcastle making great strides in green ambitions

Newcastle City Council has taken great strides to become a cleaner, greener and more sustainable city that wastes less and recycles more.

Green number plates for electric vehicles

A green strip will be introduced on the number plates of electric vehicles to make it easier for them to be identified as zero emission vehicles.

Garden towns likely to be dominated by car use

Transport for New Homes claims that garden villages and garden towns are at high risk of becoming car-dependent commuter estates.

Inquiry launched into air quality post-pandemic

MPs have launched an inquiry into air quality and whether the coronavirus pandemic can act as a catalyst for change.

Most Liverpudlians expect to continue walking and cycling

New Liverpool City Region research has shown that most people in the area expect to continue walking and cycling to get around following lockdown.

£16m of Resilient Roads Fund to Welsh local authorities

Ken Skates has announced that over £16 million in transport grants will support 18 schemes across Wales to improve roads.

Public transport switch could block up roads

A million more cars could be on roads in England and Wales each day if public transport commuters with cars switch to driving.

50 electric vans available for firms in Nottingham

Businesses in Nottingham are to be offered free trials of new electric vans after the council was successful in winning a £2.69 million grant.

Over a million new green jobs could be created by 2050

Council leaders have said that nearly 700,000 direct jobs could be created in England’s low-carbon and renewable energy economy by 2030.

New powers for councils to keep cyclists safe

Cycling Minister Chris Heaton-Harris has announced that cyclists will have safer journeys thanks to new laws coming into force from 22 June.

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