Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone set for approval

The zone to tackle air pollution from transport is expected to launch in August this year

Drivers to pay up to £690 to park their cars outside their home

Owners of most ‘polluting’ vehicles will have to pay an annual fee

Slovakia referred to EU Court over poor air quality

According to the Commission, the air quality measures presented by Slovakia have not proven to be timely and effective to reduce pollution within the agreed limits

Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars

Drivers of diesel and petrol cars will reportedly be given ‘credits’ to spend on greener transport modes

‘Super plant’ eats excessive polluted air

Cotoneaster franchetii is at least 20% more effective at soaking up pollution, the Royal Horticultural Society says

PM2.5 air pollution claims 160,000 lives in five cities

Delhi, Mexico and São Paulo are the cities with the highest death tolls, new research finds

You’ve got greener mail!

Almost 11,000 Royal Mail vans will be fitted with technology that slashes emissions and saves fuel

MPs warn of air pollution’s deadliness and impact on the disadvantaged

Parliamentary Committee urges the government to put the improvement of air quality ‘at core’ of the post-pandemic rebuild

Polluted air ’causes one-in-five deaths globally’

More than eight million people died in 2018 because of fossil fuel pollution, new study finds

Driving test fails emit 2k tonnes of CO2

The amount is the equivalent CO2 from 449 return trips from London to Melbourne, according to a new study