Road vehicles currently account for 22 per cent of all UK carbon dioxide emissions, the main greenhouse gas responsible for the human contribution to climate change. Although increased fuel efficiency has offset the increase in traffic, it is unlikely that it will keep pace with this growth. This report examines how the government should start to develop for introudcing congestion charging on a wider basis.
State of the North 2024: Charting the course for a decade of renewalThe North’s communities are ambitious for a better future, but face systemic and pronounced inequalities. Gaps in power, wealth, opportunity, and health result in shorter, sicker, less fulfilling lives.
No home left behind: Funding a just transition to clean heat in ScotlandHow can we ensure that investment in clean heating in Scottish homes drives a just transition, sharing costs and benefits fairly?
The asylum backlog: Job done?This blog post sets out how the department must now grapple with a new set of backlog challenges.