ULEZ: Polluting car charge cuts London’s toxic fumes by a third

A new report reveals there are now 13,500 fewer polluting cars being driven into central London every day

Queen’s speech: Government to tackle air pollution, plastic waste and climate change

The speech confirmed the long-awaited Environment Bill would be delivered by the next government

Ofgem: UK’s progress in cutting emissions has slowed

The regulator’s latest report suggests 2018 saw the smallest reduction in reducing emissions, down from a 3% fall the previous year, since 2012

London goes car-free today

More than 20 kilometres of roads around Tower Bridge, London Bridge and the City of London are closed, as well as many other streets around the rest of the capital

New £1.25m research to help deliver ‘fair and just’ net zero transition

The study will explore the causes and links between fuel and transport poverty and draw up recommendations designed to limit their impacts in the low carbon transition

Cutting road transport emissions ‘remains a significant challenge’

The Office for National Statistics says greenhouse gas emissions from the sector still made up around a fifth of the UK’s total emissions in 2017

Clean Air Zones: Mayors call for £1.5bn fund to tackle air pollution

The mayors want to offer between £2,000 and £6,000 to homes and businesses to either upgrade existing vehicles or get rid of their older, polluting cars and switch to cleaner ones

Government announces £300m to accelerate greener travel

Funding will support new technologies including electric passenger planes, flying urban taxis and freight-carrying drones

World’s first Museum of Fossil Fuels opens in Sweden

Visitors will be able to smell the scents particular to fossil fuels, listen to the sounds of engines and experience a replica of a petrol station

Net zero: HS2 review to examine environmental benefits

The review is expected to provide its view on the carbon reductions that can be achieved