Long touted as a way to decarbonise the EU’s transport sector, new analysis from NGO Transport & Environment (T&E) has shown the use of biodiesel could increase emissions by 4% – the equivalent of putting 12 million cars on the road by 2020.
Improved technology and falling costs are moving electric car sales into the fast lane as manufacturers are now able to achieve significant economies of scale.
China’s ‘war on pollution’ is creating jobs and improving people’s health while moving the world closer to 100% renewables.
With many cities and regions around the world already demonstrating climate leadership, new research backs up the importance and huge potential benefits of urban areas going low-carbon.
The international airport at Cochin in southern India has blazed a pioneering trail by becoming the first to run all its ground operations on solar power.
Scientists say wind patterns altered by climate variability are costing airlines millions of dollars in extra fuel and flying time − and increasing CO2 emissions.
As part of Africa’s 50-year development plan, 42 African countries have agreed to endorse a sustainability framework targeting the continent’s transport sector.
In a move hailed “a tragedy for the climate” the European Commission has abandoned its plan to label tar sands oil as highly polluting, opening the way for more imports of the dirty oil into Europe.
Officials in Lanzhou detected the cancer-causing chemical benzene in the city’s water supply after a crude oil pipeline sprung a leak.