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Friends of the Earth: Election manifestos: the scores are in

The manifestos are out and so are our scores on how parties have done on the environment.

There are lots of issues close to our hearts at this election. It’s clear that the next 5 years are going to be crucial for protecting the environment.

Overall when we totted up the scores (from 0 […]

Election 2017: What the manifestos say on energy and climate change

Published on the website on the 16th of May 2017


On the 8th of June, the UK will head to the polls for the third time in as many years. In an election dominated by Brexit, Carbon Brief will be tracking the climate change and energy content of parties’ manifestos, as they […]

New air quality plan published for consultation

Published on the GOV.UK website on the 5th May 2017


Options open for consultation to reduce nitrogen dioxide in our towns and cities.

The government today published a draft plan to improve air quality by reducing nitrogen dioxide levels in the UK.

The options now open for consultation on reducing nitrogen dioxide in […]