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Olympic champion Chris Boardman to head government's Active Travel body

The government has today launched the Active Travel England agency, and promised £5.5m in new funding for cycling and active travel schemes The UK's new cycling and walking body has appointed former Olympic champion Chris Boardman as its interim national commissioner. Active Travel England is to be launched... go to Article >

Promote safety benefits of low-traffic schemes, Boardman tells councils

12 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Head of Active Travel England says aim is to give neighbourhoods back what has been taken away Councils should face down rows over low-traffic neighbourhoods by reframing the debate in terms of livable streets that children can use safely, the... read more

Chris Boardman to lead new walking and cycling body in England

124 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Former Olympic cycling champion vows to take back streets from motor traffic as head of Active Travel England Former Olympic champion Chris Boardman has promised to take England’s streets back from motor traffic after being given a powerful new... read more

Chris Boardman to become government’s lead active travel representative, leaving Greater Manchester role

124 Days ago News Source: Manchestereveningnews.co.uk

Chris Boardman will leave his Greater Manchester role to join the new government body read more

Chris Boardman to lead bid to get more people cycling and walking

124 Days ago News Source: Bbc.co.uk

The former Olympic champion will encourage more people to cycle and walk as head of Active Travel England. read more

Petrochemical sector handed $759 billion estimate for net zero transition

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BloombergNEF report says investment in electrification and carbon capture and storage could slash emissions across the petrochemical industry Is it possible to fully decarbonise the global petrochemicals industry? It is a... read more

WorldGBC publishes EU roadmap for delivering net zero construction

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New report sets out how policymakers could help accelerate the adoption of low carbon building technologies and practices Updated building regulations, a focus on sustainable procurement, and better modelling of the... read more

Energy efficiency scheme delays: Thousands of fuel poor homes to miss out on £600 bill savings

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New analysis suggests ongoing ECO4 insulation scheme delay is costing households hundreds of pounds, as government declines opportunity to boost low cost clean energy development Ongoing delays to the introduction of the... read more

Green steel hits the roads: Inside Volvo Trucks' pivot to fossil-fuel-free vehicle parts

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BusinessGreen spoke to Volvo Trucks' Jessica Sandström about how the company's pioneering green steel plans are being put into practice As the electric vehicle (EV) transition gathers momentum, rethinking the way vehicles... read more

Britishvolt agrees €36m deal for German battery tech firm EAS

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

UK battery maker expands its presence internationally with proposed deal for Monbat Group subsidiary Britishvolt has agreed to purchase German lithium-ion battery cell technology developer EAS for €36m, as the UK-based firm... read more

New direct air capture industry body aims to build public support for clean technology

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

DAC Coalition sets out mission to become 'dedicated platform for DAC education, engagement, and collaboration' A new organisation has been formed to connect and mobilise companies engaged in the nascent direct air capture... read more

Beyond CO2: Scientists call beefed up strategy to tackle methane emissions

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

'Methane is a blow torch that’s cooking the planet,' scientists warn, as new study argues near term action could play a critical role in curbing global warming Slashing emissions of carbon dioxide emissions alone will not... read more