Tag : air pollution
The city of Bath is to implement a Class C charging clean air zone that will exempt cars but not vans from charges for non-compliant vehicles.
The government’s call for evidence on pollutants from brake, tyre and road surface wear and the effect on air quality has now concluded.
Carmakers should face more stringent CO2 targets to help drive zero and low-emission vehicle developments, according to MEP Miriam Dalli.
The UK and five other countries are being referred to the European Court of Justice over ongoing failures to tackle air pollution.
Latest forecasts by CEBR show nearly 60% of vehicles in London will be electric in just 12 years time.
LowCVP’s 2018 ‘Moving North’ Conference will focus on the challenge of cutting carbon emissions and air pollution, and seizing the business opportunities for automotive and fuel … Read More »
Bristol City Council is assessing different options for deploying a clean air zone in the city to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.
Businesses in Manchester could be subject to a workplace parking levy in the future as the city looks to deal with air pollution as quickly and … Read More »
The UK and eight other EU Member States are waiting to see if they will face further legal action over persistent breaches of air pollution laws.
King’s College London has been brought onboard to ramp up London’s air quality alerts as the Mayor warns of an increase in pollution in the coming … Read More »
The UK and eight other EU member states are being called to Brussels in a final push to get air pollution limits under legal limits.
Average CO2 emissions are on the rise from British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) member lease cars as a result of Government’s tax drives on … Read More »
Planned legal action to take the Government back to court to address “holes” in its current air quality plans needs to ensure a fair approach is … Read More »
EU targets on air pollution in the UK will not be met until 2021 earliest – more than a decade after the original deadline for compliance … Read More »
Implementing an online database showing drivers the emissions standard for their particular registration plate is essential to avoid confusion under forthcoming Clean Air Zones.
The gap between official fuel consumption figures and real-world performance in the EU has quadrupled since 2001, hitting an all-time high, new figures suggest.
The European Commission is looking to cut car and LCV emissions by 30% by 2030 under a proposal for post-2021 CO2 targets.
ClientEarth has confirmed it’s pushing ahead with plans to take the government to court for a third time over illegal air pollution as it builds the … Read More »
Rapid cuts in CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions are essential to stop the planet heading for dangerous temperature increases by the end of this century.
The Government is being urged to expand Clean Air Zones nationwide as new research finds that 44 UK cities are in breach of recommended World Health … Read More »
The majority of the UK is still in breach of European Union legislation some 18 months after the Supreme Court ordered ministers to tackle air pollution.
Campaigners from Greenpeace have stormed a ship importing Volkswagen diesel cars into the UK as they call for the cars to be sent back to Germany.
The Department for Transport has launched a competition of £15m in funding for research into low-emission technology for lorries, as well as cars and vans.
Europe’s car makers have laid out plans that indicate EV uptake is vital to meet post-2021 CO2 targets, ahead of a European Commission proposal due later … Read More »
Campaign group FairFuelUK has launched a crowd funding campaign to raise funds for a two-part legal challenge intended to stop air quality tax hikes on cars … Read More »
UK citizens’ right to life is being implicated by air quality issues with the government having been accused of “flouting its duty”.
The UK has one of the highest levels of premature deaths from nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution in Europe, beaten only by Italy, new research has found.