Buses, Climate Change and Air Quality

Research commissioned by Friends of the Earth has estimated that nationally, substantial cuts in car mileage of around 60% are needed by 2030 to stay within the transport sector’s carbon budget and help to limit the more catastrophic consequences of climate change....

The Tysley Incinerator

The Tysley Incinerator – Shaz Rahman A new report from the ‘United Kingdom Without Incineration Report (UKWIN)’ organisation has stated the considerable downsides to incineration as a way of producing electricity. The report is available on their website:...

Clean Air Zone

Clean Air Zone – Time for the Government to Cough Up! Martin Stride As most of you are aware, Birmingham (along with 5 other cities in England) has been required by the government to submit a scheme for a clean air zone (CAZ) to tackle levels of air pollution...

Musings about cycling

Our addiction to cars. Do buses smell? Do we feel safe or is it may be below our status to travel on buses or public transport generally? More roads we build, the more we use them the more congested they become the more pollution we breath in, more people die. 40,000...