London mayor launches £3.6m fund to make homes energy efficient

The Retrofit Accelerator for Homes will provide financial support to local authorities and housing associations to make ‘urgent’ upgrades and improvements

Government offers £50m to create UK’s first all-electric bus town

Local authorities in England, outside London, are being invited to bid for funding to replace an entire city or town’s bus fleet to fully electric vehicles

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Local authorities offered £2m to improve air quality

They can apply for projects including electric vehicle charging points, cycling infrastructure and developing local online air quality resources

Welsh councils win £458k to plug in EV charging points

Five councils will install a total of 73 charging networks across 33 car parks

‘The number of local authorities reducing their emissions is falling’

Energy Systems Catapult suggests better energy planning is needed to improve how local areas prepare for decarbonisation

Local authorities granted £3m for cleaner air

The money from the government’s Air Quality Grant will be shared by 23 councils

Local authorities granted £25m to roll out greener buses

They will be able to use the funds to upgrade buses with technology to reduce nitrogen dioxide emissions

Ten UK cities shortlisted to bid for share of £840m to improve transport

They could include upgrades such as new bus routes, smart technology aimed at reducing congestion or docking stations for e-bikes

London mayor urges councils to ditch fossil fuels

The London Pension Fund Authority has only 2% of its entire holdings invested in fossil fuel companies

UK councils win £40m to drive down bus emissions

They will retrofit buses with technology to reduce tailpipe emissions of nitrogen dioxide