CO2 Emissions Intensity of UK Grid Electricity (Image: Imperial College)

Great Britain Will Likely Miss Its 2030 Climate Goal, New Study Warns

If Great Britain wants to keep its carbon emission reductions on course, it’s going to need to make some significant policy changes. That’s the word from a new report just released by London’s Imperial College. The researchers ran models of six likely scenarios for how Britain’s economy and carbon emissions could behave under current policy.

Cable opens Cleaner Vehicles Centre (image: Warwick.ac)

Cable opens Cleaner Vehicles Centre

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced further funding of £32 million for two new projects to research electric motors manufacturing technology for electric vehicles and develop cleaner internal combustion engines, during a visit to officially open the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) headquarters at the University of Warwick. The two new projects are led by Jaguar

London ULEZ Banner (Image: TFL)

Have your say on the London Ultra Low Emission Zone

London’s air quality has improved significantly in recent years and is now considered compliant for all but one air pollutant for which the European Union has set legal limits. This pollutant is nitrogen dioxide (NO2), which has impacts on public health. London is currently in breach of legal limits. An equivalent of 4,300 deaths in

Leave the oil in the soil! Indigenous representatives from communities resisting oil extraction all over the world marched together at the front of the recent 400,000-strong New York climate march (Image: J. Pope/Bold Nebraska)

Ending the oil age

Big Oil’s days are numbered – but the industry could still take us all down with it. From divestment to disruption, Jess Worth explores how the transition to an oil-free future is being hastened. In September 2014, the $860 million Rockefeller Foundation made an historic announcement. Timed to coincide with massive marches for climate action