‘Climate emergency’ council pauses work on major roads schemes

A council in the West Midlands has paused work on a bypass and link road, partly over concerns that the projects may not be compatible with the ‘climate emergency’ recently declared by the local authority.

by Jamie Carpenter
Extinction Rebellion protestors marching through the city of Hereford in May. Photograph: Jim Wood/Barcroft Media via Getty Images
Extinction Rebellion protestors marching through the city of Hereford in May. Photograph: Jim Wood/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

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