Time to ‘plug the gap’ between EV ambition and delivery

The SMMT has called for all stakeholders to ‘plug the gap’ between electrical vehicle ambition and delivery, to make Britain a world leader in zero emission mobility.

London boroughs commit to joint action on climate

London Councils is publishing new Climate Change Programme Action plans, which set out how boroughs will work collaboratively to reach Net Zero targets.

£4m for London projects to improve climate resilience

Sadiq Khan has awarded £4 million to projects that will help improve green spaces across London and safeguard the capital from the impacts of climate change.

ALARM survey costs local roads repair backlog at £12bn

The backlog of carriageway repairs to fix local roads has reached £12.64 billion, compounded by increased costs caused by rising inflation.

Motorists in the north are being left behind in EV race

New research has found that motorists in the north are stuck in the slow lane when it comes to electric car demand.

BAME Londoners more likely to be affected by climate

Areas of London with Black, Asian and minority ethnic populations of more than 50 per cent are more likely to face the highest climate risk.

Air pollution limit twice as high as recommendation

The government has proposed to set air quality limits that would allow twice as much small-particle pollution in England as the WHO recommends.

Largest ever investment in Welsh flood protection

Julie James has revealed the Welsh Government’s largest ever flood programme, totalling more than £214 million over three years.

Groups call for greater action on fuel poverty

A coalition of civil society groups have called for greater action on fuel poverty and to cut fossil fuels in upcoming Energy Independence Plan.

Car parking provision should be capped at one per property

CoMoUK has urged for car parking provision at new housing developments to be capped at a maximum of one space per property.

Steps outlined for Manchester’s new public transport system

Andy Burnham is announcing a series of major steps to move Greater Manchester towards a London-style public transport system.

First cycling and walking commissioner for West Midlands

Andy Street has appointed a new cycling and walking commissioner to get more people moving around the West Midlands by foot or bike.

Urgent re-think needed on transport decarbonisation strategy

Greener Transport Solutions has said that current technological solutions will be insufficient to hit net zero in the UK.

Case studies shared highlighting councils climate efforts

Friends of the Earth has said that progress needs to be accelerated in every local area if the UK’s climate and nature targets are to be met.

£11.6m boost for local authorities to tackle air pollution

Local authorities across England have been granted more than £11 million in government funding to deliver projects to improve air quality.


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