MAYORS SIGN UP FOR DEEP CUTS IN CARBON EMISSIONS FOR THEIR COMMUNITIES

BY KEITH NUTHALL

MORE than 350 local government leaders - including 16 from Britain - have signed a European Union (EU) Covenant of Mayors where they have promised to cut carbon emissions in their towns and cities by more than the EU minimum targets by 2020. They have promised to develop policies reducing air pollution, such as cutting congestion and increasing the use of renewable energies. And some additional European money will be available - with the European Investment Bank (EIB) offering Euro 15 million in low interest loans. UK local ...


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