Engine idling near schools should be banned, says Public Health England

Air pollution is considered the biggest environmental threat to health in the UK, with between 28,000 and 36,000 deaths a year attributed to long-term exposure

Helsinki airport trims plane idling, cuts fuel costs

Changing the way airlines talk to each other about plane take-off and landing at Helsinki airport has cut fuel costs and made flights run more punctually. Airport operator Finavia made the claim on Monday, nearly two years after bringing in a scheme to make communication between different operators at the airport “smoother and more effective”. […]

London’s drivers wasting £60million with ‘unnecessary idling’

London’s drivers could save more than £60million worth of fuel by switching off their car engines when stationary. The Energy Saving Trust (EST) said this could also help reduce more than 100million kg of carbon emissions a year and is urging drivers to help improve the city’s air quality. A report from Transport for London […]