Local Government Association declares official climate emergency

The organisation, which represents local government across England and Wales has said drastic action must be taken to avoid ‘runaway global warming and climate breakdown’

Councils will get chance to sell electricity into grid

On the day that the carbon footprint of every local council in England was published, it was announced that a ban on local authority’s selling green electricity into the national grid was to be overturned. Speaking at the Local Government Association’s annual conference last Wednesday, energy secretary of state Chris Huhne said that he wants […]