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The next Mayor of London’s to-do list: 4 environmental priorities

• Get on top of air quality • Address capital's failings on solar • Harness power of community energy projects • Insulate cold homes - focusing on rental market ​With the election date looming (5 May) we take a look at the key environmental issues that need addressing by the next Mayor of London...

Submitted by Joseph Cosier on Thu, 21/04/2016 - 13:52

21/04/2016

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New law is just the start for improved cycling prospects

A late amendment to the much-debated Infrastructure Act means that there should be a greater emphasis than ever on cycling and walking across the UK - but for campaigners, the battle is far from over. While the new emphasis on the most low-carbon of all transport options is undoubtedly a victory,...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 13/03/2015 - 09:00

13/03/2015

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The shape of things to come: building a low-carbon electricity network

Field trials are important in enabling the roll-out of green technologies and this has been reinforced by the results of Low-carbon London , a project which incorporates a range of trials to paint a picture of how a low-carbon electricity network might shape up in the capital and beyond. There is...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 06/03/2015 - 09:00

06/03/2015

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The direct route to reusing waste heat

As the need to be able to heat our homes affordably becomes ever more pressing, more creative ways of acquiring the energy needed are demanded. District energy schemes are on the rise to fill this role – and one of the most eye-catching recent development on this theme was last week’s news that...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 22/11/2013 - 08:45

22/11/2013

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