Nottingham to trial wireless charging for electric taxis

A total of 10 taxis will be fitted with wireless charging hardware for taxi rank-based charging, with the city council providing the vehicles to drivers rent free

Nottingham City Homes rolls out electric cars and vans

A total of six cars and four vans have currently been replaced

EU and member states’ climate contributions exceed €21bn

They remain the largest provider of public climate finance, which has more than doubled since 2013, to help developing nations cope with the impacts of climate change

New Scottish alliance targets 8GW of offshore wind

The newly established Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council also aims to boost the local content of projects and increase the number of jobs

Somerset Council to boost battery storage capacity to 30MW

An additional 5MW development is being installed at the site near Taunton

Businesses offered £2.2m to develop affordable urban heat networks

The deadline for applications is 4th November 2019

Cornwall Council’s climate plan grows roots with £30m forest scheme

The local authority plans to plant thousands of new trees in a bid to tackle climate change

Nottingham Council pledges to become plastic-free by 2023

The city council plans to reduce the use of plastics at events such as the annual Goose Fair

Bristol consults on Clean Air Zone to tackle pollution

The consultation is open until 12th August 2019

Could Edinburgh become carbon neutral by 2037?

Councillors are to debate the ambitious goal today, in addition to a plan to deliver an innovative citywide approach to sustainability