Recent posts by Martha Wardrop

Clean Air in Glasgow - How the Greens are Pushing to Improve Glasgow’s Low Emission Zone Plans

Martha Wardrop Mon 19 Mar, 2018

Tomorrow (20th March), councillors on the Environment, Sustainability and Carbon Reduction Policy Development Committee, of which I am the vice convenor, will consider an update on plans for a phased introduction of a Low Emission Zone (LEZ) in Glasgow. This has the potential to improve the health of everyone in the city and make Glasgow a more pleasant and liveable city.

Glasgow’s Green Budget - Low Carbon Infrastructure to Improve Health and Connect Communities

Martha Wardrop Mon 19 Feb, 2018

Green councillors are pressing Glasgow’s SNP minority administration to ensure that their first annual budget for the city invests in a sustainable future. In a city where more than half of households don’t have access to a car for their own use, it’s vital that decisions on infrastructure spending allow communities to be connected in ways that benefit everyone.

Tackling Air Quality in Glasgow

Martha Wardrop Sun 12 Feb, 2017

In Glasgow, our Green Councillors have been very active on tackling air pollution and agree that the level of air pollution, and in particular the fact that pollutants in Glasgow are breaching legal limits, is unacceptable. Green councillors view this as a public health emergency.

Green Councillors have consistently urged stronger action to tackle air pollution since being first elected to Glasgow City Council, including supporting the proposal for a bike loan scheme way back in 2008.