Cllr Phélim Mac Cafferty, Leader of Brighton & Hove City Council, explores why all eyes are on global leaders to deliver on climate promises at COP26, and why local government's role at the summit is critical
London's Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy Shirley Rodrigues outlines how the capital is delivering on climate and clean air and, with COP26 only two months away, why we need to put pressure on world leaders to deliver ambitious climate action.
Following our International Net Zero Local Leadership Conference in July, guest panellist Jane Burston, Executive Director of the Clean Air Fund, explains how action on Net Zero will improve air quality (and how action on air pollution will help to deliver Net Zero)
As Surrey County Council signs our Net Zero pledge and becomes UK100's newest member, Leader of Surrey County Council Cllr Tim Oliver outlines how he sees the council's role in the climate emergency and the action it is already taking.
Planting trees and other efforts to recover natural destruction have a huge part to play in getting the country to Net Zero and bring a range of other benefits including creating good green jobs, boosting the economy and even cutting crime, says new research published by UK100.
West Midlands Combined Authority's Director of Inclusive Growth and Public Service Reform, Ed Cox, lays out why our International Net Zero Local Leadership Conference is a huge opportunity ahead of the UK’s Presidency of COP26.
Last week the Climate Change Committee (CCC) published its Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk, exploring what action is needed to move the country along to Net Zero. Our Network Membership Director Christopher Hammond lays out the key take-aways and what the report means for local climate action.
The G7 leaders pledged to ‘build back better’ in the Communique that came out from the Summit, held in Carbis Bay in Cornwall over the weekend 11-13th June. However, the details on how and what this will ultimately deliver, were scant.