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Listen: Bristol Unpacked with David Goldblatt, on how sport can help save us from climate change

Local football clubs are gonna need gondolas to get supporters to flooded pitches and sports fans are untapped climate change champions, says the leading voice on sport and society.

Cars to be banned from parts of Bristol city centre in major boost for cycling and walking

'We need nature to help stem Bristol's flood risk'

Solutions in Bristol

How to heat your home, save cash and the planet

Some basic measures can go a long way to tackling carbon emissions.

Interviews

The Bristolian 17-year-old campaigning for racial justice in climate change movement

Solutions in Bristol

We asked: What needs solving in Bristol?

Councillors throw out airport expansion plans, but is this the end of the road?

North Somerset joins the ranks of Southampton and Stansted, whose local councillors also voted to reject airport expansion plans.

Defiant, weary, resigned - meet the locals living under the flight path

With the decision to expand Bristol Airport being announced later tonight, we ask the people most directly affected about how they feel ahead of the verdict.

'Plans for new roads threaten Bristol’s countryside and limit action on the climate crisis'

The Local Transport Plan seems caught between tackling the climate crisis and building roads to boost economic growth, writes Dr Steve Melia.

Residents slam 'serious flaw' in planning process in campaign to save threatened trees

Crucial questions remain unanswered in the ongoing fight to protect M32 Maples, including who owns the trees.

The challenge of pissing the right people off: inside Extinction Rebellion Bristol

Lots has been written about XR, with a mixture of admiration and irritation, hope for the future and concern about some of their methods. Here’s a look at how the Bristol branches work, and their plans for future actions.

Bristol Council votes to ban diesel cars from city centre

All privately owned diesel vehicles will be banned from the city centre between 7am and 3pm from March 2021.

‘If the water was killing hundreds of people every year, there would be an outcry’

Air pollution scientist Dr Gary Fuller on congestion charging, changing the conversation, and how we can protect ourselves.

'From climate to jobs, there is no justification for Bristol airport expansion'

The plans are based on dodgy data, argues Priyanka Raval

Opinion: Electric cars are not the answer

The popularity of electric cars looks set to increase, but they are no green panacea, argues Adam Reynolds.

Government piles pressure on mayor over dirty air

A Clean Air Zone that includes charging private cars must be considered, said Therese Coffey MP.

Lawyers are threatening action over council’s “seriously flawed” clean air plans

Environmental lawyers say timescales to tackle illegal pollution are unacceptable

Wood-fired pizza ovens release as much of a deadly pollutant into Bristol air every hour as hundreds of diesel cars

Data analysis finds pizza restaurants are emitting significant amounts of dangerous particulates – should they be regulated?

How to win over the masses: what next for Extinction Rebellion Bristol?

Activist Graham McGrath reflects on the movement’s need to diversify its tactics and reach new people.

Extinction Rebellion may have dominated the headlines – but controversial debates are afoot in City Hall too

A round up of climate change news from Bristol you may have missed this week.

'It’s time to force supermarkets to reduce plastic waste'

A Bristol plastic attack rebel says we must call time on corporate freedom to pollute, after Sir David Attenborough backs campaign to hand back plastic.

Farming's devastating impact on urban air pollution

Ammonia – one of the major sources of pollution is unregulated and unmonitored by the government.

Campaigners dial up pressure on Mayor in day of clean air protests

  Rees promises action but little in the way of detail and timeline

Voices: Clean air for Bristol is taking too long

An open letter from non-partisan group Bristol Clean Air Alliance, who have been campaigning for improved air quality through political action by the council.

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