Britain’s electricity grid has gone a full week without coal for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, the system operator has confirmed.
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.
Campaigners have put forward plans for a once-a-month car-free day in Southampton in an attempt to help decrease pollution.
A Government scheme aimed at retrofitting buses to reduce emissions has been described as a “humiliating failure” by a Scottish Labour MSP.
Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has been charged in Germany over the car manufacturer’s diesel emissions scandal.
Only one in every 200 vehicles on UK roads emit ultra low levels of carbon emissions, new figures show.
A “patchwork approach” to pollution charging will be “bewildering” for drivers, a motoring research charity has warned.
The ultra-low emission zone (Ulez) has been introduced in London.
A new Ultra Low Emission Zone is to be introduced in central London on Monday. Designed to help reduce emissions in the city as well as cut congestion, it’s additional to the congestion charge and is likely to affect many drivers.
Green campaigners are urging the Government to turn down plans for the UK’s largest gas power plant to replace coal units at Drax in North Yorkshire.
US regulators have charged Volkswagen and its former chief executive Martin Winterkorn with defrauding investors during its massive diesel emissions scandal.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is recalling tens of thousands of UK cars over carbon dioxide emissions.
Jaguar Land Rover is recalling more than 44,000 cars after it was found that many of its models were emitting more carbon dioxide than expected.
Volkswagen Group has announced today that it intends to sell 22 million fully-electric vehicles in the next 10 years.
Urgent action must be taken to reduce emissions, Scottish Greens co-convener Patrick Harvie told Nicola Sturgeon, adding that the latest transport figures “make for grim reading”.
Efforts to cut climate emissions in countries including the UK by switching to renewables and saving energy are starting to pay off, research has found.
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.