Idling drivers may face higher fines

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is planning to launch a public consultation looking at increasing fines for idling drivers.

Toxic air remains main environmental concern

New research has claimed that evidence shows that government action can cut air pollution, but more needs to be done.

New air pollution partnership for Oxford

Oxford City Council has launched a new joint partnership with OxAir to develop greater insights in to residents’ daily exposure to air pollution.

Work begins on Liverpool’s first dedicated bus hub

Contractors have begun work on creating Liverpool city centre’s first dedicated bus hub, to tackle congestion and cut air pollution.

Parents aware of sustainability, but not making changes

Despite growing awareness of climate change, Sustrans has said that UK families are still pushed to use petrol vehicles on days out.

Flooding consultation launched in Wales

New proposals to tackle flood risk and coastal erosion through ‘green infrastructure’ have been set out by the Welsh Government.

£377m bid to transform sustainable travel in North East

Two North East Combined Authorities have launched an ambitious £377 million bid to transform the way people travel around the North East.

Clean electricity overtaking fossil fuels

National Grid has revealed that clean energy has nudged ahead of coal and gas in Britain.

Khan announces largest car-free day in London

Sadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date in the centre of the capital on 22 September.

UK climate plan lacking in key details

The current climate action plan is ‘unclear’ and lacks key details about how the UK will reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 12 years.

£51 million for active travel in Scotland

£51 million is being made available for walking and cycling infrastructure in Scotland in 2019/2020.

Faster action on climate called by majority of Brits

Research has found that nearly 70 per cent of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change.

Funding to help community buildings to go green

Rural areas could benefit from £10 million fund that has already helped over 150 rural communities become cleaner and more sustainable.

England’s biggest council’s condemn Clean Air Zone delays

Birmingham City Council and Leeds City Council have blamed the government for delays to introducing the country's first Clean Air Zones.

Adapt to make communities more resilient to climate change

Sir James Bevan opened the Flood and Coast Conference with a speech highlighting how we need to become more resilient to climate change.

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