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Electric vehicles have potential, but ensuring the infrastructure is available to support them is critical. Andy King, director of energy at Sweco, explains.
The Government’s public health body has launched a new tool to help councils calculate the potential costs of air pollution.
Local authority leaders have warned new air quality plans can only be successful if they are supported by ‘local flexibility and sufficient funding’.
Cardiff Council are considering a £26.5m scheme which could heat public and commercial buildings across the city using non-recyclable waste.
Environment secretary Michael Gove today announced a new deposit return scheme to increase recycling rates and reduce waste.
The new mayor of Sheffield City Region should quickly introduce a ‘clean air charge’ when they take office, address skills gaps and bolster commercial centres, according to a think tank.
Official air quality guidance directs councils to focus on buses rather than the more serious sources of air pollution, campaigners warn.
Local authorities have welcomed the Government’s pledge to provide them with the powers to do more to tackle illegal waste and fly-tipping.
Only five councils have applied for funding to buy and install electric car charging points, the Government has revealed.
A charity dedicated to the protection of wildlife has published a set of guidelines to help local authorities build nature-friendly housing developments.