Greener London Hustings

On 4 March 2016 we gave four mayoral candidates the chance to set out their vision and plans for a greener London to an audience of Londoners. The event was jointly hosted by Campaign for Better Transport, CPRE, Friends of the Earth, Green Alliance, Greenpeace, RSPB, The Wildlife Trusts and WWF.


  1. The candidates, Zac Goldsmith MP, Sadiq Khan, Sîan Berry and Caroline Pidgeon, debated questions on air pollution, energy, transport, climate and the natural environment. The debate was chaired by LBC's James O'Brien.
  2. There was standing room only as Green Alliance trustee, Catherine Howarth, introduced the speakers...
  3. The first challenge from the chair was on air quality and pollution...
  4. James O'Brien: "Will the candidates commit to phasing out all diesel black cabs and Public Hire Vehicles by 2020 and make the entire London bus fleet run on clean fuel by 2025?"
  5. On walking and cycling...