Public transport, walking and cycling ‘need to become primary forms of travel’

That’s the suggestion from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, who added all motorcycles, buses, cars and trucks, will have to become zero emission

Coronavirus pandemic delays Birmingham’s launch of clean air zone

The clean air zone was expected to launch this summer but will be postponed to allow businesses and the public to focus on the pandemic

UK issues call to manufacturers to help in fight against pandemic

Gas analyser manufacturer Signal Group has already responded affirmatively to the call and offered assistance

Oxford postpones zero emission zone launch due to coronavirus

The decision was taken because the council ‘recognises businesses and residents need to focus all of their attention on managing the impacts from coronavirus’

Bradford to launch climate emergency plan and commit to green economy

It says the new climate strategy can potentially create 10,000 green jobs and reduce household bills

UK councils granted £2.2 million boost to tackle air pollution

Air Quality Grant will finance innovative projects that encourage cleaner transport and reduce harmful emissions outside schools

Which? tells energy customers affected by Covid-19 to talk to their supplier

The company responded to the UK Government’s emergency measures saying ‘energy customers will breathe a sigh of relief that these will protect them from steep bills and losing their energy supply’

EU injects €1.4bn of funding into green projects across seven member states

Green infrastructure projects in Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain will benefit from the EU funding

Indian government urges states to curb thermal imports

India’s Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi stated ‘India houses the fourth largest resources in the world yet thermal coals were being imported and should be stopped’

E-scooters and medical drone deliveries ‘could green UK transport’

Plans to allow e-scooters on UK roads have been unveiled by the UK Government, which has launched a consultation to make transport safer and greener