Category Archives: Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Items on climate change, global warming and renewable energy

T-CHARGE: NEW LONDON TRAFFIC CHARGE COMES INTO FORCE

Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles now have to pay almost twice as much to drive in central London. Mayor Sadiq Khan’s £10 T-Charge, which mainly applies to diesel and petrol vehicles registered before 2006, has come into force. It covers the same area as the existing congestion charge zone, bumping up the cost to … Continue reading T-CHARGE: NEW LONDON TRAFFIC CHARGE COMES INTO FORCE

Car makers offer cash incentives to trade in older vehicles

As buyers consider getting rid of their older diesel cars, BMW, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Vauxhall are launching trade-in schemes designed to get more of us driving low-emissions cars Owners of older diesel vehicles will receive an incentive of up to £2000 when they trade in their old car for a new BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Mini or … Continue reading Car makers offer cash incentives to trade in older vehicles

Live Or Work On A Busy Road? The Truth About Noise Pollution

Studies conclude there are very real health risks from noise pollution – but EVs are bringing the quiet. While we’re all aware of the term noise pollution, most of us regard it as just an irritant we have to put up with. The construction site near the office, the busy road near the children’s school, … Continue reading Live Or Work On A Busy Road? The Truth About Noise Pollution

Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040

Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to effect of poor air quality on people’s health Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. The commitment, which follows a … Continue reading Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040