£1.35 million clean energy pot for Tees Valley

Ben Houchen has urged community groups across Tees Vallet to take advantage of funding to deliver clean energy projects in their area.

Glasgow sets carbon neutral target of 2030

Glasgow has been set a target of becoming a carbon neutral city by 2030, following a recommendation by the council's City Administration Committee.

Green housing revolution unveiled by government

Robert Jenrick has said that a new green standard for new build homes will bring an environmental revolution to home building.

Bosses should do more to improve their air quality

Nearly two thirds of workers would find a potential employer attractive if they had an air pollution policy in place.

100 per cent green electricity for Southampton’s buildings

Southampton City Council commercial buildings will now be using 100 per cent green electricity, to support carbon neutral efforts.

Current social housing emissions not enough to reach net-zero

The Sustainable Energy Association has published a new report to demonstrate how social housing can lead the way to net-zero.

Welsh councils to receive EV infrastructure funding from OLEV

Nine local authorities across Wales are set to receive funding from the UK Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) to install electric vehicle charge points in car parks in residential areas.

Smoking related social care costs councils £720 million, says report

ASH report recommends local authorities should set a local smoking prevalence target

Clean energy to power over seven million homes by 2025

The government says that 12 new renewable energy projects will power over seven million homes at record low prices by 2025.

Record low in volume of Scottish household waste

Scotland has reached a record low in the volume of household waste produced and a significant drop in its environmental impact.

Public deem climate crisis as 'most important issue'

A majority of the public recognise the climate crisis as an ‘emergency’ and believe that politicians are failing to tackle the problem.

A third less polluting vehicles in London's ULEZ

Since London's ULEZ introduction in April, there has been a substantial reduction in the amount of polluting, non compliant vehicles in the zone.

Mayor of London launches fairer energy company

Sadiq Khan has announced plans for a new, fair-priced, green energy company, available exclusively to Londoners from this December.

Blackpool’s Stanley Park named best in UK

As the Summer of Parks concludes, Fields in Trust has crowned Stanley Park in Blackpool as the UK's Best Park 2019.

Widescale ‘distrust’ in local recycling systems

42 per cent of people in the UK believe that their local authority ‘throws most of the recycling in with general waste’.

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