Boris slammed for London’s poor air quality

The London Assembly has called Mayor Boris Johnson to account over the levels of nitrogen dioxide in the capital’s air- the highest of any European capital. Recently published government plans show levels may not be reduced to legal limits until 2025. The assembly said Londoners should not have to wait so long for clean air. […]

Bright lights, big city, big energy waste

Why do so many of London’s offices and shops leave the lights on all night? That was the question tackled by the London Assembly’s Environment Committee this week. It is estimated that lighting up the capital’s workplaces accounts for 8% all London’s carbon emissions, equating to 3.52m tonnes a year. The Carbon Trust also estimates […]