Why London needs a boiler scrappage scheme

Why London needs a boiler scrappage scheme

The GLA has this morning launched a Boiler Scrappage Scheme to replace old polluting boilers. In this blog I explain why this is a good proposition, particularly in terms of its potential to improve air quality, but argue that the ambition of the scheme needs to be...
Post-Paris priorities: the end of unabated coal

Post-Paris priorities: the end of unabated coal

Now that the dust is beginning to settle following the historic Paris agreement last weekend, policymakers will be returning to the day-job of how to put it all into practice. Paris has delivered a hugely ambitious agreement to limit the increase in global...
The case for tackling London’s air pollution crisis

The case for tackling London’s air pollution crisis

Yesterday we released a new report, Up In the Air, on London’s air pollution crisis. The report highlighted the scale of the challenge in cleaning up London’s air. This blog summarises the case for tackling air pollution in the Capital, on legal, moral, health and...