Most EV-friendly local authorities revealed

A new index has revealed the best places to own an electric or hybrid-electric vehicle, as well as the locations with the highest uptake of ULEVs.

Investment revolution needed to tackle climate in London

The capital will only become a more resilient city if there is a complete restructuring of green finance systems across London.

Public want reduced car use and increased cycling

The new Sustran’s Bike Life report shows increasing levels of public support to reduce car use and make it easier for people to cycle.

Independent review of government handling of floods needed

The Labour Party is calling for an independent review into the recent floods in the UK, as well as the government’s response to them.

Manchester sets out five-year climate plan

Manchester City Council has detailed how it will reduce the carbon emissions from its buildings, energy use and transport.

Community groups to receive funding for green spaces

Dozens of community groups will receive funding to transform neglected urban spaces into thriving green spaces.

Measures to promote renewable homes launched

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has set out the details of the next round of the Contracts for Difference scheme.

Sadiq Khan calls for ‘water-only’ schools

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has urged all of London’s primary schools to become ‘water only’ in a bid to tackle childhood obesity.

Warwick DC approves climate emergency referendum

Councillors at Warwick District Council have voted for a referendum in order to fund a Climate Emergency Action Programme.

Impose mandatory mattress recycling to reduce fly-tipping

The LGA has said that more than 33,000 mattresses were illegally dumped across England between 2018 and 2019.

Majority of UK homes 'fail on energy efficiency targets'

New analysis has found that nearly two thirds of UK homes currently fail to meet long-term energy efficiency targets.

32 councils to share repair funds for roads and bridges

Roads Minister Baroness Vere has announced that 32 local authorities will receive investment for essential repair work on their roads.

Glasgow leaders join forces to tackle climate change

Leaders from the public and private sectors in Glasgow have made a joint call to lead Glasgow's race to carbon net zero by 2030.

End plastic scourge by applying littering fines

Bright Blue has suggested an increase of fixed penalty notices to a minimum of £500 to individuals caught littering by local authorities.

World’s first ULEZ to save NHS billions by 2050

The Ultra Low Emission Zone and the Mayor of London’s other air quality policies will save the NHS around £5 billion over next 30 years.

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