MEPs greenlight stricter car testing reforms post-dieselgate scandal

The European Commission can impose fines of up to €30,000 (£26,260) per vehicle if manufacturers break the rules

UK’s EV sales shoot up 11% year-on-year

Despite this advancement, the country’s low carbon transport is still lagging behind leaders China and Norway

‘Journey to Mars will change how we live on Earth’

Mars One CEO Bas Lansdorp thinks it will help people appreciate Earth more and introduce useful new technologies

HSBC not banking on coal power stations

The new policy will apply globally except for three countries where projects may be given exemption “if no reasonable energy alternative can be found”

Scientific advisors promote climate change knowledge exchange

Experts from across the Commonwealth are to establish a knowledge exchange network to tackle issues such as climate change, food security and the state of the oceans

University of London surpasses carbon reduction target

It has set a target to become carbon neutral by 2036

‘UK businesses could slash energy spend with small efficiency measures’

Typical small and medium-sized businesses use around 30,000kWh of power each year, costing approximately £5,250

Sainsbury’s trials electric bike deliveries in London

The bikes have enough capacity to carry several customers’ orders at a time while producing zero emissions and no noise pollution

Aldi swims to the top of sustainable supermarket seafood

A new report suggests its seafood range is greener than that of other supermarkets such as M&S, Morrisons and Iceland

Pull yourself together! It’s curtains for air pollution

A home furnishings brand is looking into the possibility of using anti-pollution nanotechnology to make emissions-proof curtains