The science tells us we must act immediately if we are to avoid climate breakdown.
As many people will die this year because of air pollution than died in the Great Smog of 1952.
The demise of Portsmouth City Council’s Victory Energy in August has led some sceptics to conclude that the public energy movement is living on borrowed time.
The strategy due out later this year must take its focus and approach from local government’s cue.
Supporting the new vehicles will involve balancing three competing demands
London’s biggest challenge is not unique to the British capital
Acknowledging the range of factors influencing population health would better direct investment
“The message from local communities has been loud and clear on this issue – they value our parks too much to lose them.”
Last month the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee issued a policy paper, The Future of Local Authority Waste Funding, the first time as an organisation we had produced a substantive forward looking policy document.
Proponents say the planned deposit return scheme will incentivise recycling and lead to savings for local government, but the devil will be in the detail