Tag Archive for 'cycling to school'

Car-free travel in Guernsey

May 22nd, 2012 by Pat Wisher

A new Government is now in place in Guernsey, a new Environment Department and a commitment to bring back another Integrated Road Transport/Traffic Strategy within a year. This time it seems that the strategy must accommodate the fact that cars are essential to modern life. No one has ever said that cars are not useful […]

It doesn’t require rocket science to cut carbon emissions. St. Sampson high school students show the way with help from the Environment Department

October 16th, 2010 by Richard Lord

Hundreds of St. Sampson High School students commute to school by bicycle.  The full bicycle racks in front of the school attest to this.  The large number of bicyclists reduce road traffic congestion and carbon emissions. The States of Guernsey Environment Department has facilitated the opportunity to bicycle to school by providing dedicated bicycling lanes.  […]

Researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York say how to reduce UK transport carbon emissions by 76 percent by 2050

August 29th, 2010 by Stockholm Environment Institute

Researchers at the Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York have achieved a significant breakthrough in climate change policy by showing how to make drastic cuts in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from transport. The study and research paper, “Towards a Zero Carbon Vision for UK Transport“goes beyond the science and paints a picture of what a […]