Climate emergency prompts Wales to review road building projects


 

Wales is to freeze new road building projects during a review of highway schemes which will consider the impact of road transport on the climate emergency. The move is part of a goal to radically reduce pollution in Wales in order to meet statutory Net Zero emission targets by 2050. Announcing the road building freeze later today (22 June) in the Senedd, Lee Waters, deputy minister for climate change, will say: “Since 1990, Welsh emissions have fallen by 31%. But […]