July 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor
As early as next year, the City of London aims to install 300–400 fast charge points, and by 2025 the number of rapid chargers is aimed to increase to between 2,300 to 4,100. Another mix of slow to fast EV charging points are aimed to grow from 3,400–4,700 in 2020 to 33,700–47,500 by the year
July 8th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Two of Britain's leading professional associations --- the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine --- announced last week to mark the first-ever London Climate Action Week that they will completely divest from fossil fuel investments.
April 9th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
On Monday, London Mayor Sadiq Khan unveiled the world's first 24-hour Ultra Low Emission Zone boasting the world's toughest vehicle emissions standards in an effort to help reduce toxic air pollution and protect public health
July 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has this week announced the creation of a £500 million Mayor's Energy Efficiency Fund which will focus on helping public sector organizations and small businesses to cut carbon emissions.
December 1st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has this week announced his intentions to expand his city's Ultra-Low Emission Zone standards to include London-wide buses, coaches, and lorries, as well as expanding the Zone to include North and South circular roads for all vehicles.
November 6th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced that the city's Ultra-Low Emission Zone will begin in central London from the 8th of April, 2019, and will reduce lethal air pollution and reduce harmful emissions from up to 60,000 vehicles daily.
August 15th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched plans to turn his city into the world's first National Park City and one of the greenest cities on Earth, including the creation of a £9 million fund to increase the cities' trees and green infrastructure, and a proposal to build more green roofs, walls, and rain gardens.
June 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
London Mayor Sadiq Khan, speaking at the opening to London Tech Week, outlined his vision for London to become the world's leading 'Smart City' and launched a £1.6m Clean Tech Incubator called Better Futures aimed at helping 100 London-based businesses deliver low-carbon and clean-tech products.
April 6th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has accelerated the city's plans to introduce an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). The ULEZ, which will charge many cars and vans a £12.50 fee to enter the city, will now be rolled out in April 2019, instead of in September 2020 (as planned by former mayor Boris Johnson)
February 23rd, 2017 | by James Ayre
London's air pollution problems seem to growing rapidly in recent years (or perhaps we should say they are returning, depending on how you think of it). Hourly PM2.5 levels now sometimes exceeding those of Beijing, China. Nitrogen dioxide (NOx) levels have been surging well beyond EU legal limits (over a 5 day period in January, NOx levels exceeded the EU's legal limit for a full year). London was recently put on a "Very High" air pollution alert for the first time
December 7th, 2016 | by James Ayre
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that over the next 5 years London will invest £770 million into various bicycling support programs, infrastructure, and initiatives — roughly doubling the amount spent on bicycling support by former mayor Boris Johnson
December 1st, 2016 | by James Ayre
All new single-decker buses for use within the center of town in London will be zero-emissions models from here on out, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, announced at a recent public event
October 18th, 2016 | by James Ayre
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched the second phase of the city’s air quality consultation, which includes proposals [&hellip
September 20th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Central London’s first two all-electric bus routes will be running by the end of 2016, supported by a fleet of [&hellip
July 7th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
London Mayor Sadiq Khan unveiled the toughest plans yet to tackle the most polluting vehicles in his city, proposing a £10 [&hellip