Sunday, August 1, 2021

Consultation examines aviation sector reaching ‘jet zero’ by 2050

A new consultation sets out Department for Transport's proposed approach and principles to reach net zero aviation by 2050. The ambition is outlined as decarbonising...

Go-Ahead set to become a carbon neutral transport provider by 2045

The Go-Ahead Group has out a strategy to achieve a 75% cut in emissions by 2035, and becoming a fully carbon neutral company by...

Local leaders and Mayors call for power shift to meet Net Zero

A communiqué signed by a group of 32 cross-party Mayors and local leaders from across the UK have called for a ‘Power Shift’ from Whitehall...

European Commission unveils proposal package to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55%...

The European Commission has adopted a package of proposals to make the EU's climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing...

Consultation asks when to end the sale of new non-zero emission heavy goods vehicles...

A new consultation by Department for Transport seeks views on when to end the sale of new non-zero emission heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) within...

Five actions you do can do to help pollinators on Bees’ Needs Week 2021

To mark the Bees’ Needs Week 2021 (12 – 18 July), Environment Minister Rebecca Pow has called on everyone, from individuals, farmers, gardeners, or...

New consultation examines CO2 emissions regulatory framework for all newly sold road vehicles in...

A new green paper proposes options for a carbon dioxide (CO2) regulatory framework for all new road vehicles in the UK. Department for Transport is...

Every UK job has the potential to be green, according to report

The UK government has welcomed 15 new recommendations from the independent Green Jobs Taskforce in a new independent report. The Taskforce, which was convened by...

“National call to arms” issued to plant more trees in Wales

According to the Climate Change Committee, Wales needs to plant around 86 million trees over the next nine years to achieve its ambition of...

Natural England launches new biodiversity metric in new sustainable development toolkit

Natural England has launched three new tools to help developers measure biodiversity net gain and ensure new developments are “nature positive”. Where a development has...