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A third runway at Heathrow airport is ultimately indefensible on environmental groundsThe decision to go ahead with the third runway at Heathrow was taken two years ago; Chris Grayling’s confirmation yesterday marked the...
The powerful few who benefit from the fossil fuel status quo are exerting their influence
With a target to halve its huge carbon footprint, the race is on to find new technologies to green the world’s shipping fleet
The government has pledged to review its long-term climate targets. Renewable energy, housing and and transport are just some areas where new policies could cut emissions fast
Oil firm says gas could account for 10% of global energy consumption by end of century
Harold Forbes says the principle of polluter pays is rarely implemented; Jeremy Tomkinson calls for clear policy on lowering petrol emissions; Chris Tidmarsh laments the sparsity of electric-car charging points in Southwark...
Green manifesto for 2050 includes measures for transport and clean energy but could put islands on a path to confrontation with Madrid
UK energy system can cope with rise of battery-powered vehicles if 4-6pm slot avoided, says report
Nearly 60% of US carbon pollution comes from power and transportation, and power is already decarbonizing fast
Charging point manufacturer’s CEO warns that UK power grid needs to handle expected 9m electric vehicles by 2030
Andrew Warren of the British Energy Efficiency Federation says that Rolls-Royce’s calls for public subsidies are unwarrantedYou report that the defence firm Rolls-Royce has been lobbying for government funds to assist it...
Don’t get spooked by the pro-fossil fuel lobby: when we abandon petrol and diesel, our whole world is going to change
Carmakers, recyclers and tech start ups are working to solve the question of how to deal with lithium-ion batteries when they wear out
Readers share their thoughts on electricity generation, cars, cycling, trains and garden citiesGeorge Monbiot makes some useful points in his article bemoaning the influence of the lobbying power of the motor industry (We...
Household vehicle charging will be the equivalent of running an electric shower for hours on end, argues Colin ReadThere seems to be little understanding of the simple fact that electric vehicles (EV) are, in the main, pollution...
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