One in five UK councils have no climate action plan

Analysis by Climate Emergency UK has shown that more than one in five of all councils in the UK have no climate action plan.

Nottingham on track to reach carbon neutrality by 2028

Nottingham City Council has said that it is on track to become the first carbon neutral city in the UK by 2028, following the first review of its action plan.

Green homes plan slowed down by flaws in support schemes

Councils and environmental groups have said that homes are not becoming green quickly enough due to flaws and gaps in government support.

Policy Exchange calls for a Tall Buildings Policy

A new report by Police Exchange has proposed a comprehensive and coherent city-wide tall buildings policy for the capital.

Chris Boardman to lead government's new active travel body

Cyclist Chris Boardman is to become national commissioner of the government’s new cycling and walking body, Active Travel England.

New plans unveiled for digital waste tracking

Environment Minister Jo Churchill has set out two proposals to clamp down on waste crime and support people and businesses to manage waste correctly.

Coventry on road to becoming UK’s first all-electric bus city

130 zero-emission double decker buses will be introduced next year as part of a project to make Coventry the UK’s first all-electric bus city.

Plans to secure a green, clean future for London

A new net-zero by 2030 report has outlined the action required to reduce air pollution, tackle the climate emergency and cut congestion in London.

Families suffering from ‘fuel stress’ set to treble

The number of households suffering from ‘fuel stress’ is set to treble overnight to 6.3 million households when the new energy price cap comes into effect.

Solar farm plan to cut Manchester’s carbon emissions

Proposals for Manchester City Council to buy its own solar farm to help cut its carbon emissions are set to move forward.

Enhancing the environment to be at centre of new housing

Rebecca Pow has launched a consultation that sets out plans to ensure wildlife can be better protected and enhanced in developments.

Prioritise insulation to save households £500 a year

The Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group has urged the government to enhance energy efficiency investment as a permanent solution to high energy bills.

Labour criticises decade of ‘dither and delay’ on energy policy

The Labour Party has slammed the Conservatives for a decade of dither, delay and poor planning on Britain’s energy sector.

Plans to restore 300,000 hectares of habitat

The government has unveiled the next stages of its plan to restore up to 300,000 hectares of wildlife habitat by 2042.

Towns and cities hit by flash flooding 51 times since 2007

Bright Blue has released new research revealing the impact of flooding in the UK since 2007, using a novel AI technique to analyse articles.


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