West Midlands to become ‘nation’s first’ Net Zero Pathfinder region

The ‘Net Zero Pathfinder’ document, published by the WMCA, calls for more local control over energy policy, requesting government support to make this a reality

‘West Midlands can become net zero by 2041’

The West Midlands Combined Authority says new plan can accelerate the region’s push to net zero and will create thousands of jobs in the process

Energy Systems Catapult selects 18 SMEs to help West Midlands drive towards net zero

The scheme will focus on projects creating innovative energy systems for buildings, commercial estates and industry

West Midlands unveils 493-mile cycle vision to supercharge active travel

The routes of the new cycleways will either be located away from highways or within roads but separated from traffic

Mayors call for more powers to tackle environmental emergencies

Labour Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Conservative Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street have said the government must do more to go green and empower local regions to do the same