New funding for Cornwall to create a G7 legacy

The Prime Minister has announced new plans to create a long-term legacy from the G7 Summit and invest in Cornwall’s town centres and natural landscapes.

Retrofit of Edinburgh’s buildings key to net zero plan

The City of Edinburgh Council has set out a city-wide approach to reducing the city’s greenhouse gas emissions as part of new plans being to tackle climate change.

Firms must commit to net zero to win government contracts

New measures will require businesses to commit to net zero by 2050 and publish carbon reduction plans before they can bid for major government contracts.

A new campaign aimed at inspiring the nation to get planting has been launched to help communities tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.

Councils urged to unlock the benefits of nature to society

The Wildlife Trusts says that restoring nature can bring wide-ranging benefits to society, help reach net-negative carbon emissions and rebuild the economy.

Councils start banning smoking outside pubs and restaurants

Five local authorities have banned smoking in pavement pubs, cafes and restaurants, with reports suggesting that others are considering following suit.

Redbridge reveals Climate Change Action Plan

Redbridge’s roadmap to creating a carbon neutral council, as well as support the community to cut carbon emissions, is being taken forward.

Plans to plant ten trees for every person in Glasgow City Region

Ten trees for every person in Glasgow City Region will be planted as part of a new urban 'forest' to tackle climate change.

‘Retrofit revolution’ to tackle climate emergency in London

Sadiq Khan has declared a ‘retrofit revolution’ in London, with new measures that will make buildings more energy efficient and tackle the climate emergency.

Edinburgh pledges further funding for net zero work

Elected members on the City of Edinburgh Council have agreed options for investing £21 million in one-off additional funding.

Cambridge to trial new smart bins this Summer

Cambridge City Council is trialling smart technology waste bins in the city centre this summer as it welcomes more residents and visitors back.

Green space not equally accessible to all

The latest Green Space Index has found that 2.78 million people live further than a ten-minute walk from their nearest park or green space.

Environment Bill continues through Parliament

The government’s legislation to transform our environment has returned to Parliament, with new amendments including a legally-binding 2030 species target.

New campaign in Liverpool to promote short journeys

Steve Rotheram has launched a major campaign urging people in the Liverpool City Region to ditch their cars for short journeys.

£300 million investment to improve EV readiness

Ofgem has announced a £300 million investment for over 200 low carbon projects to get Britain ready for more electric transport and heat.

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