Oxfordshire on path for wave of 20mph sites

A 20mph speed limit is set to be introduced in Cuxham, which could pave the way for a countywide road safety programme in Oxfordshire.

Free air-quality education in Liverpool City Region

Young children across Liverpool will be taught the value of good air quality in their communities after being granted access to a free learning platform.

Shell to help local authorities install EV chargers

Shell is seeking to have 50,000 on-street electric vehicle charge posts installed across the UK by the end of 2025.

Welsh schools to see use new air quality technology

The Welsh Government has announced a new investment in technology to improve air quality and quickly disinfect classrooms and lecture theatres.

£10 million to clean high streets of chewing gum

Major chewing gum producers, brought together by government, have signed up to a new £10 million partnership to remove gum litter from our high streets.

Extra biodiversity commitment in amended Environment Bill

The government has introduced new amendments to the Environment Bill that will see the UK build on its reputation as a global leader in conservation.

Air pollution linked to more severe mental illness

A study has argued that exposure to air pollution is linked to an increased severity of mental illness, including significant rises in depression and anxiety.

Decarbonisation of 29 million homes at risk, say coalition

A group of consumer and industry groups have warned that the decarbonisation of 29 million homes at risk due to significant gaps in net-zero plans.

Kingston Council launches new Air Quality Action Plan

Kingston Council has revealed a new ambitious plan to show how it will work over the next five years to improve the borough’s air quality.

All schools to receive carbon dioxide monitors

The government has announced that education settings will be provided with carbon dioxide monitors from September, backed by £25 million in funding.

Hackney to trial new electric vehicle trial

Hackney will be among the first boroughs in the UK to take part in a pioneering electric vehicle trial that could save drivers hundreds of pounds per year.

Ambitious bid aims to create electric bus fleet for Harrogate

North Yorkshire County Council has said that its plan convert an entire Harrogate bus fleet to electric vehicles has taken a step forward.

Emissions drop as climate efforts continue in East Sussex

Environmental efforts have seen East Sussex County Council cut its carbon emissions by over 60 per cent since 2008.

Brighton launches scheme to recycle PPE

An innovative scheme to collect and recycle facemasks, gloves and other PPE has been launched in Brighton & Hove.

Millions of homes could be heated with hydrogen by 2030

The UK’s Hydrogen Strategy seeks to use low carbon hydrogen to replace natural gas in powering around three million UK homes each year.


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