300 new recycling bins for Brighton’s seafront

Brighton & Hove City Council has announced that the city’s busy seafront will have 300 new bins in a bid to increase recycling rates.

Action needed to support councils’ work on climate change

Launching its Climate Change policy position, ADEPT has called on the government to take urgent action to support local authorities’ work on climate change.

£5 million to increase number of green mortgages

Households could cut mortgage rates and save money on their energy bills under plans to roll out green mortgages.

Idling drivers may face higher fines

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is planning to launch a public consultation looking at increasing fines for idling drivers.

Toxic air remains main environmental concern

New research has claimed that evidence shows that government action can cut air pollution, but more needs to be done.

New air pollution partnership for Oxford

Oxford City Council has launched a new joint partnership with OxAir to develop greater insights in to residents’ daily exposure to air pollution.

Work begins on Liverpool’s first dedicated bus hub

Contractors have begun work on creating Liverpool city centre’s first dedicated bus hub, to tackle congestion and cut air pollution.

Parents aware of sustainability, but not making changes

Despite growing awareness of climate change, Sustrans has said that UK families are still pushed to use petrol vehicles on days out.

Flooding consultation launched in Wales

New proposals to tackle flood risk and coastal erosion through ‘green infrastructure’ have been set out by the Welsh Government.

£377m bid to transform sustainable travel in North East

Two North East Combined Authorities have launched an ambitious £377 million bid to transform the way people travel around the North East.

Clean electricity overtaking fossil fuels

National Grid has revealed that clean energy has nudged ahead of coal and gas in Britain.

Khan announces largest car-free day in London

Sadiq Khan has announced plans to implement London’s biggest car-free day to date in the centre of the capital on 22 September.

UK climate plan lacking in key details

The current climate action plan is ‘unclear’ and lacks key details about how the UK will reduce greenhouse gas emissions over the next 12 years.

£51 million for active travel in Scotland

£51 million is being made available for walking and cycling infrastructure in Scotland in 2019/2020.

Faster action on climate called by majority of Brits

Research has found that nearly 70 per cent of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change.

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