Steel transport on veggie oil gets on UK rail track

The train transported 2,500 tonnes of steel product from Wales to West Midlands

MIT designs hybrid-electric jet that ‘could fly with 95% less NOx emissions’

The aircraft uses technology which claims to ‘clean’ exhaust gases during flight

‘Air pollution from diesel cars is 23% higher in boroughs outside London ULEZ’

Southall in Ealing, Cromwell Road in Kingston, Romford Road in Newham are the three most-diesel polluted locations, according to a new report

Emissions from new diesel cars ‘still above legal limit’

Some new cars are still releasing up to 12 times more emissions than official tests suggest, almost a year after the Volkswagen (VW) scandal. Emissions Analytics’ ‘EQUA Air Quality Index’ measures and scores the Nitrogen Oxide (NOx) emissions of new cars when driven in real world conditions. To secure an A rating, real world NOx emissions […]

Recession cuts air pollution

A drop in air pollution has been linked to the recession. A yearly report for the EU on air pollution found that emissions of nearly all the main pollutants fell across Europe in 2009.Analysis by the European Environment Agency, who put together the report, showed the economic recession to be a key factor. Reduced energy […]