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Navigating to net zero through local collaboration
Why collaborate?   Nation pledges, local government delivers. Because this is where it all happens.   With increased devolution, local government has the capacity to set policy, shape local areas, and transform our lives. It is at the heart of building and improving homes, providing social care, managing our parks and green spaces, and investing in […]
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Net Zero Navigator and OnePlanet
Practical tools to create, make the case for and execute local plans to reach Net Zero The UK has committed to reach net zero emissions by 2050. Many local authorities have declared climate emergencies and set earlier target dates, often 2030. The time to act is now – and the pathway to reducing emissions is […]
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Zero Emissions Flight Infrastructure Standards Gap Analysis
Airport infrastructure must rapidly evolve to enable net-zero aviation by 2050 and ensure the UK leads in zero emission aviation systems. Commercial use of hydrogen and electric aircraft is important to the UK’s goals for reaching net zero aviation by 2050. These new aircraft will increasingly be used alongside existing and sustainable aviation fuels at […]
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Getting transport infrastructure right to reach net zero: a data driven approach
Net Zero Navigator guides local authorities in the United Kingdom towards identifying the most suitable combination of interventions to meet their carbon emissions targets. It supports strategic-level decision making by showing an array of projects which, delivered together, generate more than the sum of their parts.   This post uses the lens of active travel to demonstrate how the Net Zero Navigator allows you to seize opportunities while addressing some of the key issues that […]
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Hydrogen as the future – UAE and UK innovation?
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Aberdeen Harbour receives green funding for blueprint shore power demonstration project
Aberdeen Harbour has received more than £400,000 from the UK Government to fund a joint demonstration project aimed at providing shore power within the existing Aberdeen North Harbour. The partnership with Connected Places Catapult will act as a blueprint for other UK ports to introduce the sustainable fuel alternative for vessels berthed alongside. The grant […]
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Why Placemaking and Cross Finance is the Answer to Achieving Net Zero
We all know the important goal of achieving Net Zero by 2050. Various parts of the solution are well known – such as expanding renewables, replacing boilers with heat pumps, retrofitting buildings, and rolling out electric vehicle charging points, among many others. But until now the cost of all this and how it is going to be […]
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How decarbonisation is adding to the pressure on the HGV industry