Researcher Guilherme Rodrigues analyses carbon emissions from across the capital to conclude that encouraging density will help cities reach net zero.
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Switching to electric vehicles will help us on the road to net zero, but to reach our destination most of us will need to ditch cars entirely.
Reaching net zero will be delivered at the local level, and city leaders can and should lead the way in building a carbon-neutral future.
If net zero policies were targeted at our largest cities and towns it would get the Government a quarter of the way to meeting its net zero target.
Cities are big carbon emitters, but their density means they can also play a big part in reaching net zero.
Online briefing and Q&A
The UK has pledged to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This report sets out what needs to change if cities and large towns are to lead the way in helping the Government achieve this goal.
Explore the carbon footprint of your city or town to see how sectors contribute to total carbon emissions and how it compares to other places.
Air pollution remains a big killer in cities. The problem is getting worse - not better - but there are steps that city leaders can take to reduce it.
As the first Labour Mayor for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Nik Johnson should focus on reducing inequalities in the combined authority ensuring everyone can benefit from the growth in the area.