Archive for 'travel'
A local authority case study being featured at this year’s Sustainable Scotland Network Conference describes how Highland Council has reduced business travel by 27% over four years.
Online events in October from 2degrees: green travel plans for business, tackling urban waste, efficient refrigeration, sustainable refurbishment, increasing recycling rates, flexible working for lower emissions.
The Understanding Walking and Cycling project examined the factors influencing everyday travel decisions and proposes a series of policy measures to increase levels of walking and cycling for short trips in urban areas.
Aiming to identify and promote sustainable energy solutions in the UK and developing world, and to inspire others to adopt winning approaches, The Ashden Awards are open to applications for three award schemes in 2012.
The SDRN highlights recent publications: ten principles for urban transport; improving wellbeing with green space; decoupling economic growth from environmental pressures; defining and discussing slow travel.
Our partner the SDRN looks at two recent reports from the Food Ethics Council: Food Justice, the report of the year-long Food and Fairness Inquiry; and Water Risks: a stewardship approach.
Over 100,000 households in the Northwest are being helped to reduce their carbon emissions from travel through a personal travel energy check and personalised report on smarter vehicle choices and driving.