More cars on road but drivers buying less fuel

Drivers are buying less fuel despite the fact more cars are on the road, a new survey has revealed. Although there are more registered UK vehicles on the road than ever, total fuel sales dropped 6% since 2002. Drivers bought a total of 35.35million tonnes of fuel in 2012, down from 35.61m tonnes in 2011. […]

Chevron fined £6bn for Amazon pollution

US oil giant Chevron has been fined £5.3bn by a court in Ecuador for polluting a large part of the country’s Amazon region. Texaco, the oil firm which merged with Chevron in 2001, was accused of dumping billions of gallons of toxic materials into unlined pits and Amazon rivers. The billion-pound lawsuit was brought against […]