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

Emissions from China’s urban passenger transport ‘could peak as soon as 2020’

New research from the Beijing Institute of Technology suggests this could only happen so soon if the mode share of public transport could be further increased

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

Low carbon travel in Scotland offered £13.25m in funding

Projects could include those that encourage walking and cycling and promote the uptake of electric vehicles

Cyberattack on internet-connected cars ‘could kill 3,000 people’

A new report warns there is a real risk of normal, modern non-autonomous cars being taken over by a hostile hacker