Archive for 'transport'

New green fuels in the spotlight »

The Department for Transport is seeking evidence by 21 February on the current state of advanced fuel development, in order to understand more about the deployment potential of various fuel technologies and the help needed.

National round-up: UK carbon footprint, waste, Scottish Forum on Natural capital, conservation, air quality, sustainable transport »

News from across the United Kingdom: the UK's carbon footprint; local authority waste management report; new Scottish Forum on Natural Capital; improving air quality; sustainable transport.

News round-up: NEWP progress, health strategy, low emission vehicles, marine conservation »

News from government and public bodies: progress on NEWP; responses to consultation on sustainable development strategy for health and social care; ultra low emission vehicles; new Marine Conservation Zones.

Local round-up: Lancashire transport, Bristol green capital, low carbon futures, straw bale housing »

Sustainable development news from around the United Kingdom: green transport in Lancashire, Bristol named European Green Capital 2015, visions of low carbon futures, straw bales housing in Essex.

News round-up: EU emissions, food security, Green Deal, river catchments, bus emissions »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: call for ambitious EU emissions target, global food security, Green Deal encourages energy saving, catchment approach to river health, reducing bus emissions.

Publications round-up: education, environmental monitoring, food policy, low-carbon transport »

The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development, covering education for sustainable development, environmental monitoring in Natural England, food policy and low-carbon land transport.

Door to door strategy for cleaner, greener transport »

Transport Minister Norman Baker has launched the Government's new Door to door strategy to improve sustainable transport integration and reduce the barriers to the use of sustainable local transport.

Shifting Gears: Making cycling a policy priority for health and sustainability »

A national one-day conference responding to the new opportunities created by the changing policy landscape for cycling in the UK and the challenge of increasing population levels of physical activity.

Reducing Highland Council’s business travel »

A local authority case study being featured at this year’s Sustainable Scotland Network Conference describes how Highland Council has reduced business travel by 27% over four years.

Online events from 2degrees in September »

Online events in September from 2degrees: urban transport and mobility; improving the CRC; smart grid and intelligent buildings; voltage optimization for energy efficiency; fracking and energy.