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On your bike: England gears up for ‘new era' of walking and cycling The government’s active travel strategy has put the wheels in motion for a green transport revolution in England Environment Health Sustainable Development
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‘Cities have been invaded by cars. Now they are being liberated’ Private vehicles are being designed out of urban areas with encouraging results for communities and businesses Economics Environment Health Transition News UK Wellbeing World
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‘Make cities home to nature as well as to us.’ Ten ways to support wildlife in urban areas Ten proposals on making cities nature-friendly from the People’s Manifesto for Wildlife, headed up by naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packh... Environment
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Measuring what we treasure: what if human contentment shaped policymaking? How would the world look if human contentment shaped policymaking? We meet the woman who thinks that the pursuit of happiness is anything bu... Society UK
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A quiet life: project will map calm spaces to explore noise’s impact on health Residents of Brighton, Edinburgh and Sheffield are being invited to identify outdoor places they feel are quiet, calm or tranquil as part of... Lifestyle Society UK
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More than 100 global cities now get the majority of electricity from renewables The number of cities that get at least 70 per cent of their total electricity supply from renewable energy has more than doubled since 2015 Environment Science Society
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