Oxford pledges to become net zero in 2020

Oxford City Council has set out the next steps it will take - including budget allocation - to become a zero carbon council and city.

Communities missing out on community farm benefits

CPRE has said that council-owned county farms are in terminal decline, meaning future generations of young farmers won’t benefit.

Lucas increases majority, but remains sole Green MP

The Green Party's Caroline Lucas has been re-elected to her Brighton Pavilion seat, increasing her majority by five per cent.

North East CA declares climate emergency

NECA has formally declared a climate emergency and promised to identify the additional resources needed to shift towards net zero carbon.

Make Scotland’s deposit return scheme more comprehensive

A report has said that Scotland’s proposed deposit return scheme will have a real and lasting impact on tackling climate change.

Call for more cycling to save ocean pollutions

Cycling UK is calling on more people to either cycle or walk journeys under five miles to stop the source of the microplastics in our oceans.

Labour to ‘electrify’ the country’s entire bus fleet

The Labour Party’s Green Transformation Fund will fund a plan to electrify the country’s entire bus fleet by 2030.

Oxfordshire named top waste recycler in England

Oxfordshire has been named the best performing county council waste disposal authority in England for the sixth year in a row.

Climate launched to top of the urban political agenda

Urban council leaders and elected mayors now rank the climate emergency among the most important issues British cities face.

Labour pledges to boost cycling and walking

A successful Labour Party in this month’s General Election will make England one of the most cycling and walking friendly places in the world

Coalition calls for post-election pact on Net Zero

Ahead of the world’s first televised climate debate, a cross-sector coalition is calling for a post-election pact on Net Zero.

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.