Whilst I’m sure Matthew is doing his best, and there are pluses like the London Array, we should note that there are also one or two roadblocks put in place by Boris’s mates further up stream. Not least the disincentives for domestic Solar panels and insulation, not to mention air pollution exceeding safe and legal levels.
London is growing at the fastest rate in history – over 100,000 new Londoners a year. By 2030 we expect to have ten million people living here. This growth brings challenges for London. More importantly, it also offers many opportunities.
With all these extra citizens in mind, we’re working on several programmes to sustain and improve London. This includes:
There's much to do to ready London for the future. This is a great opportunity for collective minds and technology to help us make life in London even better.
- creating the right conditions for a reliable and low carbon energy supply
- making buildings more energy efficient
- ensuring our water supply is clean and reliable
- moving the city towards a circular economy
- collecting rainwater through sustainable drainage, which also helps with flood management
- creating attractive places for people to work, visit and relax in
- ensuring our air is clean and that green space is enhanced
Matthew Pencharz, Deputy Mayor of London for Environment & EnergySome nice food for thought here for when the canvassers come knocking on your door ….
Did I mention the election this coming May for a new London Mayor and Assembly?