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Leaders convene as climate still top priority during pandemic
Published July 08, 2020 10.43am
"We will not let the coronavirus pandemic alter our plans to tackle the climate emergency." This was one of the key messages to come out of a virtual international meeting between the leaders of three communities across two continents which have each been leading on achieving carbon neutrality.
Durham deemed the UK's greenest city
Published April 24, 2020 3.31pm
Durham has been hailed as the UK's greenest city as carbon emissions reduced by half and air quality continues to improve.
Council leads drive for greener highways by rolling out rubber roads
Published February 21, 2020 10.15am
A North East council is using rubber waste from worn tyres to create more durable and environmentally friendly road surfaces.
Thousands of trees to be planted to create greener urban areas
Published February 11, 2020 2.00pm
Thousands of trees will be planted across County Durham's towns and villages to create greener and healthier urban areas.