‘Lockdown made nearly half of Britons re-evaluate how sustainable their lives are’

Around 42% of the British public admit they have been more aware of the amount of electricity they use in their home, according to a new survey

German research rules the roast with low carbon BBQ tech

A new innovation is said to be able to reduce the amount of exhaust fumes generated by barbecues by 90%

Mercedes-Benz buys 3% stake of Chinese battery cell manufacturer

The luxury car manufacturer will also support a new battery cell plant in Germany, which will be carbon-neutral from the start of its construction

Commuter hotspots in London recorded up to 50% drop in air pollution during lockdown

It also suggests 80% of Londoners would like to work remotely after lockdown to some extent and 73% of Londoners are happier not dealing with rush hour

‘Average CO2 emissions from European new cars spiked for the third year in a row’

The increase was due to the growing share of the sport utility vehicles and the limited increase in the share of EVs, according to a report

Big Mac-charge! McDonald’s rolls out EV rapid charging at UK drive-ins

Customers will be able to get an 80% charge in 20 minutes

Google to show air pollution data for Californian streets

The data is from sensors deployed in Google Street View vehicles taken over four years

New Dyson backpacks collect data by ‘breathing’ polluted air

London, New York and Delhi are among the cities which will be testing the wearable technology

Congestion charge rises to tackle car traffic in London

The ‘temporary’ changes are designed to reduce traffic in central London and enable more journeys to be made safely by foot or bike while keeping the bus network reliable for those making essential journeys

Half of the world’s population ‘exposed to increasing air pollution’

Scientists say the main sources of fine particulate matter air pollution include the inefficient use of energy by households, industry, the agriculture and transport sectors and coal-fired power plants