Birmingham’s Clean Air Zone to launch in June 2021

The owners of the most polluting vehicles will need to pay a daily charge to drive into or through the Clean Air Zone

‘World’s first’ hydrogen double-decker bus fleet to hit Birmingham’s streets

The zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell double-deckers will be introduced with National Express West Midlands from April 2021

Hybrid BMW switches to electric mode while entering low emission zones

New GPS technology allows BMW hybrid models to switch to electric driving mode in designated areas of London and Birmingham

Coronavirus pandemic delays Birmingham’s launch of clean air zone

The clean air zone was expected to launch this summer but will be postponed to allow businesses and the public to focus on the pandemic

‘UK can’t reach net zero unless it plants a forest twice the size of Birmingham every year’

Climate neutrality by 2050 is unlikely for the UK without also ‘drastically reducing air travel and halving meat consumption’, according to a new report

Bristol tops the list of Britain’s greenest cities

On the other end of the scale, Birmingham has been named the least environmentally friendly city, according to a new study

New online checker for clean air zones with charges launched

The vehicle checker, which is now live, aims to help businesses and drivers to prepare for the introduction of clean air zones in Birmingham and Leeds

David Attenborough: We should listen closely to citizens’ climate assembly

The 110 members of the public have been chosen to take part in the Climate Assembly UK, with the first meeting taking place in Birmingham today

Wasted energy ‘costing businesses £60m a year in unnecessary bills’

Energy wasted by offices in the City of London could be used to power more than 65,000 homes, new research suggests

TESS 2019: What are some of the energy concerns?

The event attracted more than 300 people and showcased energy solutions big and small