Smart Transport chair Stephen Joseph comments on the urgent need to decarbonise transport and assesses the Government’s plan
Major change is needed to decarbonise transport. Jonathan Manning looks at the next steps following the publication of the Government’s plan
Lord Deben, chair of the Climate Change Committee, has been confirmed as a plenary speaker at the Smart Transport Conference.
The report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change.
The UK is calling for urgent global action in response to a UN report that has revealed the planet has warmed more than previously estimated.
Spanish cities show how it is possible to tackle traffic problems without leaders falling on political swords
Local leaders want new powers, including the ability to cut the cost of connecting electric vehicle (EV) charging networks to the grid, to deliver net zero.
The G7 have said they will “accelerate the transition away from new sales of diesel and petrol cars to promote the uptake of zero emission vehicles”.
The Manchester Climate Change Framework 2020-25 is the city's strategy for tackling climate change.
Polestar, the EV specialist brand owned by Swedish carmaker Volvo, is working to offer an emissions free vehicle by changing the way cars are made.
Alok Sharma will now concentrate on this year's UN COP26 climate conference full-time, with Kwasi Kwarteng appointed business secretary.
The Sixth Carbon Budget provides advice on the volume of greenhouse gases the UK can emit during the period 2033-2037.
Transport & Environment has warned that the EU risks undoing its climate change goals after delaying a decision on the future of national targets.
COP26 President Alok Sharma has stated that the challenges of the coronavirus will not postpone United Nations plans to tackle climate change.
The postponed COP26 UN climate conference will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021 in Glasgow.
Earlier this year, the UK announced plans to bring forward the ban on the product of new diesel and petrol cars to 2035. But urgent measures like this one are necessary.
More than three quarters of the population believe climate change is already having an impact in the UK according to a Government survey.
Transport and its infrastructure will come under increased scrutiny, says the chair of Smart Transport editorial board Stephen Joseph
BEIS has launched a consultation proposing a two-year extension to the Climate Change Agreement scheme (CCA), allowing businesses to achieve savings of around £300 million in total.
Wandsworth Council is ramping up its £20 million Climate Change Action Plan with the aim of increasing its network of plug-in vehicle charge points to 700.