UK slashes CO2 emissions by 41% since 1990

This has been driven by a shift away from coal and growth in the use of renewable energy sources, among other factors

Public transport, walking and cycling ‘need to become primary forms of travel’

That’s the suggestion from Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, who added all motorcycles, buses, cars and trucks, will have to become zero emission

Most of the world’s airlines ‘will go bankrupt amid coronavirus crisis’

That’s the suggestion from CAPA Centre for Aviation, a Sydney-based consultancy, which predicts the majority of the world’s airlines will be out-of-business by the end of May

E-scooters and medical drone deliveries ‘could green UK transport’

Plans to allow e-scooters on UK roads have been unveiled by the UK Government, which has launched a consultation to make transport safer and greener

Electric transport charges forward with £37m of new government finance

Business Secretary and COP26 President Alok Sharma unveiled the round of new investment, which he suggested will help decarbonise some of the UK’s most polluting industries

From farm to fuel tank: Government consults to double green content of fuel

The consultation could see petrol with a 10% bioethanol content introduced as the standard grade by as early as next year

Hydrogen Taskforce outlines decarbonisation plan

Over the next five years, it calls on the government to develop a cross-departmental Hydrogen Strategy and commit to spending £1 billion on producing, storing and distributing the gas

Low Emission Zone in Edinburgh is ‘well underway’

Transport and Environment Convener Councillor Lesley Macinnes said: ‘Introducing LEZs is crucial to our plans to tackle poor air quality in the city and its negative impact on health and wellbeing’

Scotland ‘must identify how to finance the decarbonisation of transport’

Scotland’s surface transport emissions have increased by 9% since 2012 and are still rising – this makes the sector the country’s largest emitter, making up 37% of total emissions

The chance to save cash ‘is driving EV adoption’

That’s according to a new survey published by charging infrastructure firm NewMotion, which asked 4,492 EV drivers about a variety of issues relating to the adoption of battery-powered cars