Local heroes

With directly elected mayors taking the hotseats in six combined authorities and more powers being devolved to local authorities, can they have an impact on environmental sustainability? Tom Reeve reports

Andy Street, mayor of Greater Manchester, and Steve Rotherham, mayor of the Liverpool City Region at Centre for Cities conference in September. Photograph: AlamyThe mayor of London doubles funding to tackle air pollution and plans to introduce the country’s first ultra low emissions zone. Mayors of 20 European cities take the EU to task over diesel pollution limits. In the US, mayors are responding to the US president’s rejection of the Paris climate agreement by joining forces to address the causes of pollution and climate change.

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