Around 60% of local authorities find it difficult to access data needed to tackle net zero

Many local authorities lack access to data and the ability to put it to use in their net zero journey

Highways England invests £9.3m in ‘try before you buy’ EV scheme

Businesses are being offered a free trial of EVs for two months

New £3.6m fund to help public sector retrofit homes for a zero carbon London

The funding will be used to make social housing in the capital more energy efficient

Local authorities offered £50m to create UK’s first all-electric bus town

The grant is to replace an entire city or town’s bus fleet to vehicles that are fully electric

Online vehicle checker to help businesses prepare for clean air zones

It provides information on the charges and allows drivers to find out if they will be affected when driving the most polluting vehicles in Birmingham and Leeds

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Local authorities offered £2m to improve air quality

They can apply for projects including electric vehicle charging points, cycling infrastructure and developing local online air quality resources

Welsh councils win £458k to plug in EV charging points

Five councils will install a total of 73 charging networks across 33 car parks

‘The number of local authorities reducing their emissions is falling’

Energy Systems Catapult suggests better energy planning is needed to improve how local areas prepare for decarbonisation

Local authorities granted £3m for cleaner air

The money from the government’s Air Quality Grant will be shared by 23 councils

Local authorities granted £25m to roll out greener buses

They will be able to use the funds to upgrade buses with technology to reduce nitrogen dioxide emissions