London boroughs making proactive changes to roadspace

Many London boroughs have began introducing emergency measures to support people who need to walk or cycle for essential journeys.

Drop in traffic fails to prevent pothole issues

RAC patrols still had to go to the rescue of 1,766 drivers whose vehicles had fallen foul of potholes, despite lockdown restrictions since April.

West Midlands to trial e-scooters from end of the summer

TfWM and Birmingham City Council are leading on the development of e-scooter rental trial in the West Midlands.

New long-term plan to tackle flooding revealed

Homes and businesses will become more resilient after the government revealed its long-term plan to tackle the risks of flooding.

£5bn investment needed to meet energy pledges

Local leaders have called for government ministers to spend £5bn towards meeting Conservative manifesto pledges on energy and insulation.

Electric vans support Southampton's green goals

Southampton City Council has taken delivery of new electric vans, as part of plans for its fleet to be 90 per cent zero-emission by 2030.

New road building harming EV adoption efforts

The vast majority of emissions cuts from electric vehicles will be wiped out by government plans for new road-building.

‘Serious risk’ of England running out of water

The Public Accounts Committee has warned that there is a serious risk that some parts of England will run out of water within the next 20 years.

EA launches five-year plan for greener future

The Environment Agency has warned that returning to business as usual after the coronavirus pandemic won’t be enough to address the challenge

Majority of energy professionals urge resilient green recovery

Without immediate policy steps from the government, the UK’s 2030 and 2050 greenhouse gas emission reduction targets will be missed.

Ben Towe, Managing Director of Hadley Group

The WMCA has set out plans to retrofit 50,000 homes across the West Midlands by the end of 2022 to help tackle fuel poverty.

£5.5bn needed to level up access to urban green space

The Prime Minister has been urged to commit £5.5 billion to an urban green infrastructure fund to level up access to urban green space.

Coronavirus has strengthened need for sustainable transport

The Campaign for Better Transport says the transport system can be transformed to improve the environment and people’s health, as well as aid economic recovery.

Progress on making London’s streets healthy too slow

Progress on making London’s streets healthy and safe is 'far too slow' to meet the Mayor of London’s own targets.

Planning pledges could put wildlife at risk

Boris Johnson’s pledge to ‘build, build, build’ could put the English countryside and its wildlife at serious risk.