Labour pledges to plant two billion trees by 2040

Labour has announced plans to create ten new National Nature Parks in its first term and plant two billion new trees by 2040.

Six in ten have never checked their flood risk

A survey has revealed that people in Great Britain are still not checking the flood risk of their homes.

Nottingham celebrates new Climate Champion title

Nottingham City Council has won the title of Climate Champion in recognition of its plans to be the first UK city to become carbon neutral.

Glasgow sets 2030 target to be free of unnecessary plastics

Glasgow should be free of unnecessary plastic by the year 2030 and phase out all single-use plastics by 2022.

Leicestershire offers electric bikes to workplaces

Leicestershire County Council is launching a sustainable travel loan service which will see electric bikes offered to workplaces.

Improved EV charging network launches in Bristol

Revive, a new council-owned public EV charging network in the West of England, has officially launched.

Derbyshire sets 2032 carbon neutral target

Derbyshire County Council’s proposals to set a target to become carbon neutral by 2032 have been given the go-ahead by its cabinet.

£20bn ‘green jobs revolution’ centre of Plaid pledges

Plaid Cymru leader Adam Price says that ‘Wales can be the cradle of a Green Jobs Revolution’.

Hedge planting can halve traffic pollution reaching children

A new study has found that planting a hedge in front of a park can halve the amount of traffic pollution that reaches children as they play.

Manchester promotes recycling in Christmas activities

Manchester is the first UK city to have recycled eco Christmas Lights, with the city centre lights largely made from recycled materials.

South Yorkshire declares climate emergency

The Mayor of Sheffield City Region has declared a climate emergency in South Yorkshire following floods earlier this month.

Two new 20mph zones get go-ahead in Leicester

Two communities in Leicester will get 20mph zones covering residential streets after local support for the road safety schemes.

Greens to pledge zero carbon by 2030

The Green Party is set to launch its election manifesto with a pledge to reach net zero carbon emissions in the UK by 2030.

320,000 new climate apprenticeships promised by Labour

A Labour government will creat​e a climate apprenticeship programme to deliver 320,000 apprenticeships during its first term in government.

Business rates and council tax relief following flooding

Households and business owners significantly affected by recent flooding will have immediate relief on their council tax and business rates.