Edinburgh more climate aware than other Scottish cities

Edinburgh households are more climate aware and generate less waste per resident than those of any other major Scottish city.

Ban on petrol and diesel vehicle sales brought forward

Boris Johnson will announce new plans for the ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK.

More government action needed on air pollution

The government must go further and faster with plans to tackle air pollution by seizing a unique opportunity to clean up the country’s toxic air.

Recycle car seats, council leaders urge

Council leaders have said that manufacturers need to recycle their own child car seats to prevent them being 'scandalously' landfilled.

Climate change to be at the centre of Scottish budget

Scotttish Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has said that tackling the global climate emergency will be at the heart of the Scottish Budget.

Manchester to consider city centre Ultra Low Emissions Zone

Manchester City Council has passed a motion calling for the consideration of an Ultra Low Emissions Zone within the city’s Inner Relief Route

Environment Bill returns to Parliament

The 'speedy return' of the Environment Bill to Parliament is said to underline the government’s commitment to tackling climate change.

Swindon commits to carbon neutrality by 2030

Swindon Borough Council has unanimously committed to going carbon neutral by 2030 as councillors step up the fight against climate change.

Portsmouth announces its ‘greenest budget ever’

Plans for spending in Portsmouth detail a proposed £37 million to be invested in environmentally friendly projects.

Net zero impossible unless government attitude changes

A new report says that reducing energy demand must be central to UK energy policy to cut carbon at the scale necessary.

Thousands of new street trees for across London

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that thousands of new street trees will be planted in 20 boroughs across the capital.

Beautiful homes should become 'norm’, says Jenrick

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has stressed that ‘tree-lined streets should be the ‘norm – not the exception’.

Use national parks for more affordable housing

Carl Lis has said that more affordable housing should be built in England’s national parks to help communities excluded by spiralling prices.

Edinburgh to become a ‘Million Tree City’

Edinburgh is set to be home to one million trees by the end of this decade, joining international counterparts in becoming a Million Tree City.

Project to share bus data announced

Bus passengers across England will soon be able to plan their journeys down to the minute thanks to a pioneering project to share bus data.