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.

Brighton exploring ‘car-free’ city centre by 2023

Brighton & Hove City councillors have agreed to explore the possibility of the city becoming ‘car-free’ by 2023.

Bee Network initiative could be cycling blueprint

Andy Burnham has claimed that Greater Manchester’s joined-up cycling and walking network could provide a national blueprint for reducing congestion.

Half of councils unsure of their carbon footprint

Almost half of English local authorities do not know their own carbon footprint and do not measure all energy use from their built assets.

South performing worse in tackling air pollution

Centre for Cities has found that more than one in 19 deaths in UK cities and large towns are related to long-term exposure to air pollution.

Shift in UK land use needed to deliver Net Zero

A transformation in land use across the UK is needed off the UK is to achieve its aim of becoming a net zero economy by 2050.

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