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Roads blogs from 2021

  • 10 September 2021
    busy road

    As the COP 26 event in Glasgow approaches, greater scrutiny than usual is rightly being paid to the government’s environmental promises and, more pertinently, their actions.

    The pledges and targets have won plaudits, yet they have also served to highlight the widening chasm between...

  • 10 August 2021
    queuing traffic

    The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) recent report has provided "unequivocal" evidence that humans are to blame for increasing global temperatures and that heatwaves, heavy rainfall and droughts will become more common and extreme. 

  • 17 June 2021
    Low Emission Zone sign

    The UK Government and the World Health Organisation now recognise air pollution as one of the top health threats we face today, causing up to 36,000 deaths in the UK every year.

  • 07 April 2021

    Never put off to tomorrow what you can put off until the day after tomorrow. That seems to be the mantra of Treasury ministers who know that road pricing is inevitable but are trapped like rabbits in the headlights by the prospect of having to implement it.