39% increase in car mileage, 16% increase in transport related Co2 emissions: does the new local transport plan do enough?

This is your chance to respond to the new Hull Transport Plan consultation [1] (deadline 30th May), and having submitted my own response here are my thoughts: What do we want for our city? This? Or this? We are becoming increasingly car dependent but it is not being tackled by the new plan.  I was … Continue reading 39% increase in car mileage, 16% increase in transport related Co2 emissions: does the new local transport plan do enough?

Considering a Heat Pump? – Don’t miss the BUS

By Rohan Lewis The government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme, or BUS, was launched on 1st April, and applications will be accepted from May 23rd. It provides a grant of £5000 towards the cost of removing your gas boiler, and plumbing an electric air-source heat pump (ASHP), sited just outside your house, into the central heating system … Continue reading Considering a Heat Pump? – Don’t miss the BUS

Reflections on Humber Cluster Workshop

I attended a workshop on 23rd March as the representative of Hull Friends of the Earth at the Aura Innovation centre on the Humber Energy Cluster plans.  This workshop was one of multiple streams, with this one focussing on the socio-cultural perspective and how the community could be effectively engaged and consulted.  Various groups attended … Continue reading Reflections on Humber Cluster Workshop