Solutions

Demand a UK green and fair recovery plan

17 Jul 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown our world upside down. As we look to recovery, we have a rare opportunity to rebuild our systems to better serve people and planet. Find out how.

Green and fair recovery action guide

17 Sep 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought havoc on life as we knew it. As we look to what the future could hold, we have an opportunity to build back better and forge a fairer, healthier system for all. Campaign for a green and fair recovery plan now.

20 actions parish and town councils can take on the climate and nature emergency

14 May 2020

Parish and town councils may not be as powerful as local authorities but they can “do their bit” in addressing the climate and nature emergency and be a force for change.

Stroud: Europe's first Carbon Neutral Authority

09 Jun 2020

Stroud District Council has an impressive reputation for setting the agenda when it comes to climate action. Council officer Barry Wyatt identifies how working with residents and community partners is now taking that reputation a step further.

York: Bring on the buses to cut pollution

22 Oct 2019

York looks set to be home to one of the biggest fleets of double decker electric buses outside London. Could your local authority take inspiration from York's long-term efforts to cut harmful exhaust emissions?

Car sharing: how Warwickshire is curbing vehicle emissions

22 Oct 2019

Could your local authority save car journeys and carbon emissions through lift-sharing?

Bristol's One City Plan to create an urban forest

17 Oct 2019

Bristol plans to double its tree cover and achieve carbon neutrality in the next 30 years – could your council do the same?

What’s the secret behind Cambridgeshire’s local energy drive?

21 Oct 2019

Cambridgeshire is reducing its impact on global warming and protecting itself from rising energy prices. It's a success story that all councils can copy.

Solihull Metropolitan Borough: saving carbon, money and the night sky by changing lightbulbs

17 Oct 2019

Changing street lights might not sound like the flashiest of endeavours, but Solihull show how the right choice – and a street-by-street approach – can help make an area more environmentally friendly.

Nottingham Workplace Parking Levy success: improving public transport

17 Oct 2019

Nottingham is tackling congestion and investing in public transport with the support of big business. Learn how your council could do the same.