Mayor of London unveils £3.1 urban tree planting funding package

The Mayor of London has pledged a further £3.1m to support tree planting across the capital, in bid to boost vital canopy cover and sun shade for citizens, support urban wildlife and biodiversity, reduce flood risk, and help combat absorb climate change by storing carbon. The “massive” tree planting package is aimed at protecting and … Read more

TfL opens bidding to power London Tube network with renewable electricity

Transport for London (TfL) has launched its first tender for a power purchase agreement (PPA) as part of its overarching plan to ensure the UK capital’s Tube network is powered by 100 per cent renewable electricity by 2030, the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan announced this morning. The first tender aims to purchase approximately 10 … Read more

Study: Circular economy could unlock more than a quarter million jobs in London by 2030

More than 250,000 new jobs could be created in London if the capital’s businesses, citizens, and policymakers work together to expand the city’s circular economy, according to research published by a waste and resource management partnership between the London boroughs and Mayor of London. The ReLondon group has this morning unveiled research which claims there … Read more