Are councils’ plans for local road schemes compatible with the declaration of a climate emergency? | FIT – transportxtra
More than 100 local road schemes are currently being promoted and, in most cases, part-funded by local authorities. These are included in a Department for Transport (DfT) list of Major Road Network and Large Local Majors schemes, provided in a response to a Freedom of Information request.
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Many of these councils promoting road building have also declared a climate emergency and are committed to reducing carbon emissions from all sources in policy documents and public statements.
The 310 councils that have declared a climate emergency are listed by UK Climate Emergency Network here.