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Faster, further, fairer: Putting people at the heart of tackling the climate and nature emergency

Publication Report Environment Environmental Justice Commission IPPR
Topic: Environment

A necessary solution to a broken market

This year energy prices among the Big Six have reached their highest level since 2013 and are on average £76 higher than last year. In a perfect market full of well-informed consumers who are...

01/11/2017
Blog post Expert comment Environment

Tackling air pollution is both a challenge and an opportunity

The government’s commitment to ban the sale of new conventional petrol and diesel cars and vans after 2040 is a welcome move. This is because it provides an explicit signal to drivers and manufacture...

27/07/2017
Blog post Expert comment Environment

Government should devolve new scrappage scheme to local areas

Today the UK government has received as final warning over repeated breaches of air pollution limits in sixteen areas. This comes after 220 doctors warned yesterday that the government that failing...

21/02/2017
Blog post Expert comment Environment

Lethal and illegal: Solving London’s air pollution crisis

London's air pollution is a deadly and mounting public health problem – one that demands immediate as well as long-term action from the city's new mayor, and from Westminster. Our report sets out...

02/11/2016
Publication London Report Environment

Lethal and illegal: London’s air pollution crisis

Air pollution is a huge and growing public health problem for the UK, and for London in particular. Across the UK as many as 40,000 deaths a year are attributed to outdoor air pollution, and it is...

18/07/2016
Publication London Report Environment