South Yorkshire Ownership Hub

17th January 2022

Dan Jarvis MP, Mayor of South Yorkshire, writes about the South Yorkshire Ownership Hub


Reflections on COP26

17 November 2021

Cllr Louise Gittins, Leader of Cheshire West & Chester Council and Interim Chair of Transport for the North shares her reflections following her attendance at COP26 last week.


The path to Net Zero runs through local government - the view from Lambeth

11 November 2021

Cllr Claire Holland, Leader of Lambeth Council, writes about how Net Zero can't happen without local government


Birmingham City Council's Clean Air Zone

10 November 2021

Cllr Waseem Zaffar writes about Birmingham City Council's Clean Air Zone


COP26, tackling climate change, and the role of local government

09 November 2021

Cllr Nick Forbes writes about the role of local government in tackling climate change and the work that Newcastle City Council are doing in this area


Tackling climate change at a local level

21st May 2021

Cllr Sam Corcoran, Leader of Cheshire East Council, writes about how climate change challenges can be tackled locally


Tackling the Climate Emergency in Kirklees

17 May 2021

Cllr Paul Davies shares how Kirklees Council are tackling the climate emergency


Tackling the climate emergency in Newham

26 March 2021

Mayor Rokhsana Fiaz, Mayor of Newham, writes about how Newham Council is tackling the climate emergency, with a focus on the toxic air quality in the borough


On the front foot in addressing the climate emergency in Telford and Wrekin

12 March 2021

Cllr Shaun Davies, Leader of Telford and Wrekin Council, shares how they are tackling the climate emergency


Moving towards a Zero Carbon Oxford

8th February 2021

Cllr Tom Hayes writes about Oxford City Council's Zero Carbon summit


Honouring the legacy of Ada Salter in Southwark

13th November 2020

Cllr Johnson Situ writes about how Southwark is honouring the legacy of Ada Salter


The future of green transport post Covid-19

10 July 2020

Kerry McCarthy MP explores the opportunities that life in lockdown has brought about for green methods of transport


Tackling the climate crisis in South Yorkshire

13 March 2020

Dan Jarvis MP, Mayor of Sheffield City Region, writes about how Sheffield City Region is tackling the climate crisis


The Environment Bill, and what it means for councils

28 February 2020

Hannah Lazell, Political Advisor to the Labour Group writes about the Environment Bill


Love our oceans

13 February 2020

Cllr Tudor Evans, Leader of Plymouth City Council, writes about Plymouth Sound's National Marine Park


Using an evidence base report to develop a fully costed carbon neutral plan

31 January 2020

Cllr Danny Thorpe, Leader of Royal Borough of Greenwich, discusses how their evidence base report has shaped their plan for carbon neutrality


How Tower Hamlets are responding to the climate emergency

24 January 2020

Cllr Rachel Blake talks about the impacts that climate change has had on her residents in Tower Hamlets and all the innovative things that the council is doing to tackle the issue.


Camden Council's Citizen's Assembly

17 January 2020

Cllr Georgia Gould writes about Camden's Citizen's Assembly


Waltham Forest's Mini Holland

10 January 2020

Hannah Lazell, Political Advisor to the LGA Labour Group, writes about Waltham Forest's Mini Holland


Divestment works - how Labour councillors can lead the way

15 November 2019

Cllr Tom Hayes, Cabinet Member for a Zero Carbon Oxford, sets out how divestment can work, and how Labour councillors can lead the way



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