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‘Race to win’ against climate change call

‘Race to win’ against climate change call: 300 GB Olympians and Paralympians, including 37 Olympic and Paralympic Champions are supporting a letter that has been sent to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, urging him in the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic to prioritise the environment. Sir Steve Redgrave, Sir Mo Farah and Paula Radcliffe are among…
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Number plates for e-scooters after safety concerns

Number plates for e-scooters after safety concerns: Number plates are to be fitted to e-scooters to avoid misuse and issues identified during trials taking place in Coventry, which have now been suspended. E-scooters were reportedly being used in pedestrianised areas where they are not permitted to be, causing several incidents, this saw the decision by…
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New government funding for green transport tech start-ups

New government funding for green transport tech start-ups: £1 million in government funding is set to benefit tech start-ups with a focus on the decarbonisation of transport. Part of the Transport-Technology Research and Innovation Grants (T-TRIG) competition, this forms the 11th round of funding which is open to entrepreneurs and innovators pioneering new ways of…
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Council suspends green traffic scheme

Council suspends green traffic scheme: Transport for London’s (TfL) green transport scheme is being suspended by Wandsworth Council, in the area due to confusion and long traffic queues. Funded by the government and TfL, the Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) scheme, was introduced to limit access to certain areas for motor vehicles and help eliminate pollution…
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£1.4bn of low carbon funding & £100m for green jobs

£1.4bn of low carbon funding & £100m for green jobs: Plans to invest £1.4 billion in low carbon projects and create a £100 million Green Jobs Fund as part of its plans for a green recovery have been announced by the Scottish Government. They will support Scotland’s transition towards a net zero economy and help…
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Voi appointed for e-bike and e-scooter trial scheme

Voi appointed for e-bike and e-scooter trial scheme: An electric bikes and e-scooters scheme for the public is to be rolled out in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. Appointed on a 12-month trial basis, Swedish micro-mobility operator Voi is to provide e-bikes across the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough region and test out e-scooters in the centre of Cambridge.…
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£1.3bn green recovery infrastructure investment confirmed

£1.3bn green recovery infrastructure investment confirmed: A new £1.3 billion green recovery investment for thousands of new homes and other vital infrastructure projects to speed up recovery has been confirmed by the UK Government. The investment is expected to create up to 85,000 jobs, deliver up to 45,000 homes and reduce around 65 million kilogrammes…
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Green Homes scheme should be quality not just quantity

Green Homes scheme should be quality not just quantity: It is essential the Green Homes scheme must be about quality energy efficiency measures rather than just quantity. The National Insulation Association (NIA) suggests , who welcome the £3 billion plan announced during the Summer Statement earlier this week by the Chancellor. The Summer Statement package,…
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Energy firms react against next network price control

Energy firms react against next network price control: Energy companies have raised concerns and criticised the proposals, including National Grid, ScottishPower and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks Transmission about the announcement yesterday from Ofgem to transform the UK’s energy networks. National Grid in an announcement, said: “We are extremely disappointed with this draft determination which risks…
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Rental e-scooters allowed from Saturday

Rental e-scooters allowed from Saturday: From this Saturday rental e-scooters will be made legal and allowed on roads and in cycle lanes in the UK. New rules have been set out by the about the Department for Transport (DfT) for e-scooter use during the trial period, an increase in the permitted vehicle weight from 35kg…
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