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Local Transport Today
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Only one year into the carbon budget regime and the Committee on Climate Change is already warning that the Government must step up its efforts to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The UK’s transport carbon dioxide emissions could be cut by a quarter in the next decade according to a new report from the Government’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Metz, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
The Committee on Climate Change has just published its first annual report, arguing that a major priority is to decarbonise electricity generation... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Harry George, London W9
No reader of LTT likes to see misjudged driving lead to a car crash. But I fear that is where, in the intellectual sense, LTT may be heading... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Bigg, Environment spokesman – Association of British Drivers, Tamworth Staffs B77
Tony Armstrong of Living Streets (LTT letters, 9 Oct) is typical of campaigners who promote exaggerated claims about climate and CO2 in order to... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 9 October the Department of Energy and Climate Change launched a new television public information campaign aimed at alerting the population to... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Media coverage of the first annual report of the Government’s Committee on Climate Change focused heavily on the Committee’s advocacy of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
People who say that dramatic changes to personal travel patterns are needed to combat the threat of global warming are repeating the  mistake... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Armstrong, Chief Executive, Living Streets
Your editorial comment ‘Climate tide is turning’ (LTT25 Sep) was as shocking for its factual inaccuracies as its one-sided examination of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 3 October New Scientist magazine devoted four pages to what it termed a selection “of the best ideas to make our planet a more... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London mayor Boris Johnson has today published a comprehensive set of measures to clean up the capital's air. He also called on government to fully... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Although there are still more than two months to go before the world’s leaders convene in Copenhagen in an attempt to ‘save the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The UK’s transport and climate change agenda is facing severe strain as efforts to secure an international agreement on emission reductions... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A dedicated climate change officer is to be recruited by the Merseyside Transport Partnership comprising local authorities and Merseytravel. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Students turning up for lectures at China’s Xiamen University are in for a surprise with the news that our very own John Prescott has been... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The most distinctive aspect of the media’s coverage of the announcement of the country’s first workplace parking levy in Nottingham (see... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cutting man-made carbon dioxide emissions from transport and other sources will have no, or a negligible, impact on the planet’s climate... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The value for money of carbon intensive transport schemes such as new roads could be weakened by new values for carbon dioxide emissions published by... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
James Ryle, Director of projects and innovation, Sustrans, Bristol BS1
Those of us working on ‘smarter choices’ are accustomed to dealing with uncertainty. So mixed messages from the DfT about the value of... continue
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