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Oxford City Council proposal to introduce UK’s first localised NO2 air pollution target

Oxford City Council become the first local authority to establish a city-wide air pollution target.

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Post-lockdown gridlock forecast urges drivers to take to cycle routes and walking paths

Transport experts urge Britons to get used to driving less to avoid gridlock on the roads as coronavirus restrictions lift, further suggesting councils provide better cycling routes and walking paths to get the public out of their cars.

Uber invests £5 million to electric vehicle charging points in London

The global ride-hailing service company, has pledged £5 million to install public charging points in poorer boroughs in order to help the switch to electric cars. Uber seeks to highlight the imbalance of charge point installations across the capital. However,…

Amazon’s first custom electric van plans for 100,000 vehicle fleet – everything you need to know

Amazon has just revealed the first of its planned custom electric delivery vehicles, complete with built-in Alexa, expected to be delivering packaged within a year. The company plans to have 100,000 on the road by 2022, and 100,000 by 2030.…

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Low income households face the inequality of air pollution

Numerous studies have concluded that poor air quality affects deprived neighbourhoods significantly more than affluent areas. Particulate matter released by emissions causes serious health conditions. Not only does roadside pollution have to be addressed, but also the social implications it…

Teesside hydrogen hub

Teesside to be a clean energy leader and plans for hydrogen plan hub are unveiled

The Government has announced that it will transform Teesside into the UK’s first research, development and testing centre for hydrogen as it is transformed into a Hydrogen Transport Hub. The Department for Transport (DfT) has commissioned a masterplan to understand…

Cenex: The death of the business trip – workers set to shun travel for remote working due to environmental concerns

Environmental concerns and the changing work landscape could lead to a noticeable drop in both domestic and international business travel

Emissions Analytics: What else is coming out of our tailpipes?

We are in danger of over-regulating familiar, easy-to-measure emissions such as CO2 and NOx while ignoring a wide range of other, potentially harmful substances that can now be measured but are being ignored.

Telegraph: How airships could provide the future of green transport

Zeppelins and dirigible airships are with us again after eighty years out of favour – faster and hopefully much safer than in the inter-War era – promising ultra-low carbon air transport for the net-zero age. It may not be long before we…

BBC News: Wales Clean Air Plan proposed tougher limits

BBC News reports on tougher limits on levels of air pollution are proposed to tackle a problem thought to contribute to as many as 1,400 deaths a year in Wales.