UK drivers agree EV taxes should be raised

A new study reveals that 87% of British motorists agree that the possible £40bn of fuel tax losses need to be recouped as EV adoption rockets

Insulate Britain activists block Dover port after M25 chaos

Nearly 40 people have today blocked Europe’s busiest ferry port urging the government to insulate all social housing by 2025

Royal Air Force launches self-driving vehicle trial

The self-driving car, called Kar-Go is a zero-emissions delivery vehicle that will deliver supplies around an RAF base in Oxfordshire

EU pulls plug on e-waste with proposal for common electronic devices charger

USB-C would become the standard port for all smartphones, tablets, cameras, headphones, portable speakers and handheld video game consoles

Glasgow launches £30bn ‘Greenprint for Investment’ portfolio

The projects include a £10 billion home energy retrofit scheme and district heating network that will harness the power of the River Clyde

WHO announces new global air quality guidelines

The organisation lowered its guideline levels for two air pollutants, fine particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide

Majority of UK industries ‘are off track to hit net zero by 2050’

A new research analysed 17 industrial sectors and found that of them just five are currently driving emissions down

Wooden flooring tech turns footsteps into electricity

ELN has talked with scientists who have invented a wooden floor that can produce energy to power LED lights

Mayor of London warns: “Tube could become unbearably hot for over a month every year”

New research predicts there would be up to 29 days by 2030 that external temperatures will exceed 27°C

UKEF targets net zero emissions by 2050

The export credit agency has committed to making all of its £50 billion capacity carbon-neutral by 2050 on a net basis