Net Zero Carbon Cities

A former coal hub is aiming to become Britain's first net-zero city

Nottingham is pledging to go carbon neutral by 2028. Image: Unsplash/Tom Podmore

Samuel Baugh

Journalist & Producer, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Councillor Sally Longford poses beside a Nottingham Express Transit (NET) tram.
Councillor Sally Longford poses beside a Nottingham Express Transit (NET) tram covered in Carbon Neutral Nottingham 2028 promotional livery in Nottingham, United Kingdom. Image: Nottingham City Council/Handout via Thomson Reuters Foundation

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A 'Green Light in the City' workshop stand with information and a model of the future city vision.
A 'Green Light in the City' workshop stand with information and a model of the future city vision in Nottingham, United Kingdom. Image: Nottingham City Council/Handout via Thomson Reuters Foundation

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Participants take part in a 'Green Light in the City' workshop in Nottingham, United Kingdom. Image: Nottingham City Council/Handout via Thomson Reuters Foundation
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November 14, 2022

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