Home working and virtual meetings could help a campaign group slash its carbon footprint by almost three-quarters if the measures implemented in lockdown are continued.
Volkswagen has been ordered to pay more than £3 million in legal fees and refused permission to appeal against a damning High Court ruling that it installed unlawful “defeat devices” in thousands of its diesel vehicles.
The Scottish Government will not produce its updated climate change action plan until the end of this year, the Environment Secretary had 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.
Being environmentally conscious is more important than ever. It’s particularly apparent in the motoring industry, where stricter emissions testing has come into place and manufacturers across the board focus on making their cars cleaner and better for the environment.
Volkswagen’s disregard for public health “in pursuit of profit and market dominance” by installing unlawful defeat devices in its diesel vehicles has been exposed in a “damning” High Court ruling, lawyers representing thousands of motorists have said.
Volkswagen installed unlawful “defeat devices” in thousands of its diesel vehicles, the High Court has found in the first major ruling on mass litigation brought in England and Wales over the “dieselgate” emissions scandal.
Electric cars are better for the environment over their lifetime than petrol-powered counterparts, a new study has found.
You probably don’t need me to tell you that Skoda has made enormous strides as a car manufacturer in recent years.
Hundreds of flights between the UK and Italy have been cancelled due to the coronavirus, leaving some passengers stranded.
Virgin Atlantic has admitted flying planes that are “almost empty” in order to keep take-off and landing slots despite demand plummeting due to the coronavirus.
Last year saw the biggest falls in global electricity generation from coal and power sector carbon emissions since at least 1990, analysis suggests.
Pollution from tyre wear can be 1,000 times worse than the emissions produced from a car’s exhaust, new data has revealed.
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.