Most local authorities ‘failing to prepare for climate change’

Most local authorities in the UK are failing to plan and prepare for climate change. Around 70% of local plans have no carbon reduction targets or any way of monitoring progress, according to a new report from the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA), despite national policy having firm climate change commitments. The report claims […]

Thousands sign petition for community energy

The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey has been presented with a petition signed by nearly 60,000 calling for communities to be empowered to take control of their own energy. The petition was presented by the Community Energy Coalition, which has been showcasing local energy projects across the country as part […]