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

Greener travel: Government consults on giving consumers the option to offset carbon

Transport accounted for around one third of UK carbon emissions in 2018

What impact does your holiday have on the environment?                    

The Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new investigation into sustainable tourism

Wasting food ‘is top cause of environmental guilt among Brits’

Around 35% of people questioned said binning food made them feel guilty about their personal impact on the environment

What’s the climate footprint of your travel?

Researchers have developed a tool which they hope will encourage consumers to fly less by highlighting the climate impact of their choices

Scotland awards £210k to drive sustainable transport

A total of 11 projects have been granted funding to encourage people to adopt greener travel options

Global tourism sector travels towards climate neutrality

The World Travel and Tourism Council has pledged to measure its greenhouse gas emissions, reduce what it can and offset the rest

Children increasingly travelling to school by car, despite pollution fears

The percentage of primary school children walking or riding bikes to their place of education fell by 2% last year

Thomson owner beats carbon target for holiday flights

Holiday group TUI Travel said it has beaten its most “stretching” target to cut carbon emissions and saved more than one million pounds with energy and water efficiency over 2013. The group which has more than 30 million customers and owns travel firm Thompson said it cut the relative carbon emissions across all six of […]