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Local Transport Today
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Travel behaviour change policies, integrated transport and land use planning, and high-speed rail could all help cut global carbon dioxide emissions... continue
Local Transport Today
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Children are being “brainwashed” about climate change at school and some are being turned into ‘little political activists’... continue
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The Government should consider operating trains over High Speed 2 initially at reduced speeds so as to limit carbon dioxide emissions, say a... continue
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Labour leader Ed Miliband and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg have drawn a direct link between the recent storms and man-made carbon dioxide... continue
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John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has ordered a review into the resilience of the country’s transport networks to extreme weather following the disruption... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
The response of Malcolm Bulpitt (LTT 07 Feb) to my letter of 24 Jan leaves me wondering if he read it properly or understood it.  There’s... continue
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In brief
The European Commission has proposed a binding target to cut EU greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, relative to 1990 levels. The Commission says... continue
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EnvironmentalIists are calling for new techniques to re-engage the public in climate change discussions. Oxford-based charity the Climate Outreach... continue
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Andrew Forster
Government grants to encourage the take-up of electric cars may be necessary until at least to 2030 to ensure the UK meets its Climate Change Act... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In this column last issue we speculated that a costly pledge to extend high-speed rail to Scotland may be the UK Government’s crafty way to... continue
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The Hybrid Bill for the first phase of the Government’s high-speed rail project arrived safely and on time in Parliament this week but whether... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Hutchinson, Lewes, East Sussex BN7
Duncan Laxen and Stephen Moorcroft refer to our failure to achieve reductions in nitrogen dioxide concentrations and relate this to the growth in the... continue
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In brief
The Financial Times has called on the Government to amend the Climate Change Act, saying the requirement to cut carbon dioxide emissions by 80% by... continue
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Viewpoint
Duncan Laxen & Stephen Moorcroft, Air Quality Consultants Ltd
The recognition of transport as a major source of air pollution grew steadily during the 1970s and 80s but the real changes started around 20 years... continue
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Analysis
Andrew Forster
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change last week published its new assessment of man’s influence on the... continue
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Conservative MPs have called on the Government to scrap the Climate Change Act, saying it is economically damaging and based on dubious... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Transport Majority, Tamworth, Staffs B77
Councillor John Bint’s response to the letter from Campaign for Better Transport chief executive Stephen Joseph suggests that Mr Bint is... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lord Lawson’s Global Warming Policy Foundation has set out the areas of scientific agreement and dispute about whether man’s carbon... continue
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Media monitor
The notion that the UK Government is going backwards in its commitment to cut carbon dioxide emissions made the front page of The Independent on 11... continue
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