Long-distance trains will run on battery power in a UK first, manufacturer Hitachi Rail has announced.
Global carbon emissions from using fossil fuels fell by a record amount in 2020 as a result of Covid-19 lockdowns around the world, researchers have said.
Sales of gas boilers for homes should be phased out by 2033 as part of efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions from heating, climate advisers have said.
Deaths from heat among older people have more than doubled in the UK since the early 2000s, as the effects of climate change on health worsen, a report has warned.
The European Court of Human Rights is requiring a prompt response from 33 countries, including the UK, to an ambitious climate change case brought by six young Portuguese people, a move that activists said gave heart to their cause.
Audi has announced its intentions to make all of its vehicle production plants carbon neutral by 2025.
Michelin has introduced the new e.Primacy – the first tyre in the world which is carbon neutral at the point of purchase.
Concern over climate change has remained high and even grown slightly even as the UK has been gripped by the coronavirus pandemic, a survey shows.
Ducati has introduced new additions to both its XDiavel and Scrambler range of motorcycles.
Water supplies could be delivered with net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 under sector-wide plans to tackle climate change.
Ford has entered into a pooling agreement with Volvo Car Corporation as a way to avoid any potential fines for missing EU emissions targets.
More than 6,000 Covid-19 deaths in the UK could be linked to long-term exposure to air pollution, a study suggests.
BP has offered its services to help Aberdeen, the oil and gas capital of Europe, go net zero.
Humans may need to “wait for decades” to see the results of large emission cuts on global surface temperatures, scientists have said.
Progress on council’s ‘critical’ net-zero emission target will help Aberdeen’s economy recover after Covid-19
The council’s vision to help Aberdeen meet net-zero emissions targets could move forward next week.
Last year saw the biggest falls in global electricity generation from coal and power sector carbon emissions since at least 1990, analysis suggests.
Scientists have been vastly underestimating the amount of methane humans are emitting into the atmosphere through fossil fuels, according to research.
A charity boss has urged Aberdeen council chiefs to be more specific about when a planned low emission zone (LEZ) would be rolled out.
Scientists are working to breed sheep which produce less greenhouse gases in order to reduce their impact on the environment.
The lack of a credible plan to decarbonise the way homes and businesses are heated risks failing consumers and undermining public confidence, Citizens Advice has said.
People could see widespread changes in their daily lives as the UK moves to cut climate emissions to zero over the next three decades.
Leading climate scientists have called on Theresa May to swiftly put a target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero into national law.
The UK should cut greenhouse gases to zero by 2050 to end its contribution to global warming within 30 years, Government climate advisers have said.
Carbon emissions have reduced by 21% across Aberdeenshire Council buildings in the last seven years, according to a new report.
Ministers have announced over £1 million in funding for green buses in Glasgow as Scotland’s first ever Low Emission Zone (LEZ) comes into force in the city.
Tens of thousands of cars and vans will face daily pollution charges of £12.50 in London as Mayor Sadiq Khan confirmed plans for a large-scale emissions zone.
A German court has ruled that cities can impose driving bans on diesel cars to combat air pollution, according to reports.
Aberdeen City Council will continue with a study to develop a low emissions zone in the city, after approval from councillors.
Aberdeen City Council is to investigate introducing low-vehicle emission zones throughout the city after passing its budget.
AN ESTIMATED 1.2 million vehicles in the UK alone are affected by the emissions scandal.