Nottingham and Go Ultra Low further partnership

Nottingham and Derby City Councils, along with Nottinghamshire County Council, is working to deliver the Go Ultra-Low Programme.

Leicestershire plans first zero-carbon industrial estates

Creating one of the first zero-carbon industrial estates in the UK is the headline ambition in Leicestershire’s ambitious plans to tackle climate change.

London’s electric bus fleet the largest in Europe

The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that the capital’s electric bus fleet is becoming the largest in Europe.  

Warnings over restrictive waste strategy must he heeded

MPs have warned that a balance must be struck between local authorities and councils on waste strategy.

Government-funded cycling routes revealed across England

A new £20 million government investment will see cyclists across the country benefit from more than 20 new and improved cycling routes.

Bin lorries powered by collected waste in Sheffield

Sheffield City Council has announced its trial of electric bin lorries powered by the very waste they have collected.

Government urged to back Leeds flood defence scheme

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has called on the government to commit £141 million to support new flood defence works.

Climate crisis funding from UK must double

A number of environmental charities have warned that funding to tackle the climate emergency must double next year.

Climate change centre of Scotland’s future plans

Nicola Sturgeon has announced that ending Scotland’s contribution to climate change is the main focus of this year’s Programme for Government.

City leaders call for £1.5bn to support CAZ network

City leaders are calling on the government and the private sector to spend £1.5 billion on a ‘national network’ of 30 Clean Air Zones.

Local authorities put on notice over climate inaction

ClientEarth has warned councils that they risk legal challenge if they do not introduce proper climate change plans.

Northern Powerhouse at risk due to water shortages

Without a reliable and sustainable supply of clean water, activity in the Northern Powerhouse could quickly grind to a halt.

Energy efficient homes in high demand

22 per cent of the UK public want integrated energy efficient appliances and electric car charging points in their next home.

Carbon reduction target met early in Herefordshire

Herefordshire County Council has hit its 2020 carbon reduction target early, having delivered a 43 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions.

Tree planting pilot to help reduce flood risk

The Environment Agency has announced the launch of a natural flood management pilot project to help reduce the risk of flooding from the River Aire.