Food waste in tourism ‘is a bigger issue than previously thought’

New research suggests there are major gaps in how food waste in tourism is understood and calculated

Two-thirds of UK public back limiting air travel to tackle climate change

Around 62% of people questioned in a new poll said addressing climate change requires a ‘high’ or ‘extremely high’ level of urgency

Low carbon travel in Scotland offered £13.25m in funding

Projects could include those that encourage walking and cycling and promote the uptake of electric vehicles

Greener travel: Government consults on giving consumers the option to offset carbon

Transport accounted for around one third of UK carbon emissions in 2018

What impact does your holiday have on the environment?                    

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new investigation into sustainable tourism

Wasting food ‘is top cause of environmental guilt among Brits’

Around 35% of people questioned said binning food made them feel guilty about their personal impact on the environment

What’s the climate footprint of your travel?

Researchers have developed a tool which they hope will encourage consumers to fly less by highlighting the climate impact of their choices

Scotland awards £210k to drive sustainable transport

A total of 11 projects have been granted funding to encourage people to adopt greener travel options

Global tourism sector travels towards climate neutrality

The World Travel and Tourism Council has pledged to measure its greenhouse gas emissions, reduce what it can and offset the rest

Children increasingly travelling to school by car, despite pollution fears

The percentage of primary school children walking or riding bikes to their place of education fell by 2% last year