Drop in single-use bags since 5p charge

Sales of plastic bags by the seven biggest retailers in England have fallen by 90 per cent since the 5p charge was introduced in 2015.

New clean air plan for Cornwall

Cornwall Council is proposing a new clean air strategy which includes plans to speed up the switch to ultra-low emission vehicles.

£230 million green deal bid for Liverpool submitted

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has submitted a bid for a £230 million ‘Green City Deal’ to tackle climate change in the city.

Increase in tree planting needs to speed up

The CCC has recommended that 30,000 hectares of woodland should be planted annually, more than double the new trees planted last year.

Coastal communities face decline in young residents

Four in 10 coastal communities in England could see a decline in the number of residents aged under 30 by the year 2039.

£10 million for Bath’s Clean Air Zone

£10 million will help reduce the impact of Bath & North East Somerset Council’s Clean Air Zone on businesses and residents.

WMCA seeks reduction in carbon emissions by 2022

The West Midlands Combined Authority has set new climate change targets to reduce carbon emissions across the region.

West of England councils sign 10-year waste contracts

Councils in the West of England region has awarded new contracts with two regional companies to manage residual waste.

£3.5bn boost to North and Mersey Tidal Power Project

Jeremy Corbyn has announced plans for a £3.5 billion investment in the Mersey Tidal Power Project.

Britons say climate more pressing than Brexit

A new poll has revealed that most adults in the UK care more about climate change in the long-term than Brexit.

https://www.london.gov.uk/press-releases/mayoral/first-breathe-london-data-published

New data from Breathe London provided has a fresh insight into the capital’s air quality crisis.

Cornwall backs council’s climate emergency plan

Cornwall Council’s cabinet has given the green light to the authority’s trailblazing plan to tackle the climate emergency.

Nottingham City Council to supply its own water

Nottingham City Council is set to begin supplying water services to its own buildings to create savings on water consumption.

Leicestershire LED scheme sees energy consumption drop

Leicestershire County Council upgraded 68,000 street lights to LEDs last year as part of a planned £25 million investment programme.

Government needs to make more ambition cycling targets

The government needs to revise its Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy as current targets are not ambitious enough.

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