UK plan for tackling roadside nitrogen dioxide concentrations

The UK government’s air quality plan has been published. You can find the overview here: – https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/633269/air-quality-plan-overview.pdf and the press release here – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/plan-for-roadside-no2-concentrations-published The response from the Friends of the Earth Clean Air Campaign is as follows: Air Quality Plan ‘cynical’ and doesn’t do enough to save lives now Friends of the Earth described the air pollution… Continue reading »

We need YOUR view on country parks’ future

We need YOUR view on country parks’ future

KCC is asking for residents’ views on the future plans for its country parks by launching a public consultation on its strategy for the next four years. Seven of Kent’s country parks have just received a prestigious Green Flag Award – the mark of a quality park or green space. However, KCC wants to improve… Continue reading »

Transport for the South East launched

Leaders from across the South East have launched a new partnership to transform the transport network for the travelling public and businesses and to ensure the area remains a driver of the UK economy. Transport for the South East (TfSE) will speak with a single voice on the area’s transport priorities. It will devise an integrated… Continue reading »

England Coast Path extension: Grain to Woolwich: Public drop in 5th July

At the Gravesham Council meeting on the 20th June the Committee received a presentation from Francesca Sanchez, England Coast Path Lead Adviser, Natural England on the England Coast Path Extension from Grain to Woolwich. Francesca Sanchez, highlighted the  following (to see the presentation click here): Natural England are not a right of way team, any issues with access points… Continue reading »

Paramount Park collapse

Yesterday I posted a remark from the Ebbsfleet Development Corporation and tried to click through to a link on their page directed to the London Resort Company Holdings. I wondered why the link was dead and a web search for the company brought back more error messages. Now I understand…. Paramount Park deal collapses: Developers building… Continue reading »

Delivering on the Paris Promise

Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights The adoption and the rapid entry into force of the Paris Agreement constituted a significant step towards a global response to the climate crisis. The Paris Agreement establishes the first international framework that commits states to take steps to keep temperature increase below 1.5ºC,… Continue reading »