How can reducing traffic help the UK meet its climate targets?

Online event
How can reducing traffic help the UK meet its climate targets?
Alongside widespread electric vehicle adoption, reducing traffic levels by converting more car journeys to walking, cycling and public transport is an important way to reduce emissions from transport.

We’re delighted to host this event to discuss the best ways to reduce the need for car travel and what it means for communities, the environment, and the future of travel. 

11.00am – 12.00pm (BST)     Wednesday, 22 September 2021

To attend, please register here.              

The people have spoken: an interview with Hilary Benn MP

'Insights' podcast
The people have spoken: an interview with Hilary Benn MP

How can we ensure fairness and opportunity are at the heart of the transition to a green economy? 

In this podcast episode, we hear our executive director Shaun Spiers speak with Hilary Benn MP, former environment secretary, about the IPPR Environmental Justice Commission’s recent findings.

Listen to this podcast

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Net zero policy tracker

The UK is still off track but policies in the pipeline could help
Net zero policy tracker
Since the start of 2020, we have closely monitored new government climate policy across the UK economy.

In our final update before COP26 we reveal that, while the UK is significantly off track for reaching net zero carbon by 2050, there is an opportunity to make more progress now.

Read our Net zero policy tracker.

Birmingham clean air zone encouraging shift to public transport

Birmingham clean air zone encouraging shift to public transport
In June 2021, Birmingham became only the second city in the UK to set in place an ambitious clean air zone charging private vehicles to enter.

Just three months later, our new research finds residents support, or are neutral, about the effort to tackle air pollution in the city and now want more investment in public transport to make living within the zone easier.

Read more about the case for clean air zones.

Our new strategy 2021-24

Turning ambition into action
Our new strategy 2021-24
Find out about our priorities over the next three years.

We aim to turn UK political ambition into rapid action on the nature and climate crises and find new solutions to the big environmental challenges of our time.
 
Read Turning ambition into action: strategy 2021-24

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