With households already beset by a cost-of-living crisis, it's impossible to see how many families will cope with an annual average energy bill increase of over £1,500. We are looking down the barrel of a bleak winter across Britain.
Last week the Climate Change Committee (CCC) published its Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk, exploring what action is needed to move the country along to Net Zero. Our Network Membership Director Christopher Hammond lays out the key take-aways and what the report means for local climate action.
The G7 leaders pledged to ‘build back better’ in the Communique that came out from the Summit, held in Carbis Bay in Cornwall over the weekend 11-13th June. However, the details on how and what this will ultimately deliver, were scant.
Reporting to CDP is an excellent way for local authorities to evaluate and strengthen their climate action, highlighting both the successes and the gaps and helping to build trust. Here Cornwall Council's Dougie Handford explains more from the rural perspective.
New Ipsos MORI polling, commissioned by UK100, reveals that over three quarters of people around the country believe creating more green jobs in their local areas would provide post-pandemic employment opportunities.
UKGBC's Public Affairs & Policy Officer Philip Box explains why the 2021 English local elections will be critical in unlocking the potential of the built environment to drive a local green recovery, and explores what local authorities can do to ‘build back greener’.
As Belfast launches its first Climate Plan, the city’s Resilience Commissioner Grainia Long describes the importance of sound analysis, the potential of ‘multiple problems solvers’, and the power of genuine collaboration.