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Social Housing emissions to be slashed

Social Housing emissions to be slashed: A UK-wide heat pump project has been launched by Centrica to help customers save on their energy bills and to drive down social housing emissions. This project is set to replace existing heating systems in 600 homes across the North West, Midlands, North, East and South West with low…
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Google Maps to show more Eco-Friendly and tidier routes

Google Maps to show more Eco-Friendly and tidier routes: Soon you will be able to choose routes that include fewer carbon dioxide emissions based on traffic congestion and slopes while using the Google Maps App for journeys. The app will present the route that has the lowest carbon footprint if comparable options take the same…
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£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses

£120m UK strategy started for Zero-emission buses: The government has initiated a £120 million scheme today in order to back the rollout of zero-emission buses throughout the UK. The financing is being made accessible by way of the Zero Emissions Buses Regional Area (ZEBRA) scheme and is expected to provide as much as 500 green…
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82 countries in 2020 passed fine particulate matter limits

82 countries in 2020 passed fine particulate matter limits: Only 24 countries out of 106 observed countries in 2020 complied with World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations for fine particulate matter (PM2.5). That’s according to the results of the IQAir quality report, that points out air pollution was still at very high levels regardless of some…
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Drivers of polluting cars in Bath face fees

Drivers of polluting cars in Bath face fees: In Bath drivers of polluting cars will face daily fees of up to £100 to drive to the city centre. Launched today is a scheme that is believed to be  the first in the UK outside of London to introduce a charging clean air zone, with a…
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Boris Johnson invests £3bn in ‘green bus revolution’

Boris Johnson invests £3bn in ‘green bus revolution’: It was revelead by Boris Johnson today that a new £3 billion investment in what he calls the ‘green bus revolution‘. Nearly 4,000 new British-built electric or hydrogen buses will be delieved to provide zero-emissions and quiet travel across the UK, under the new plans. A consultation…
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Zero Emission Zone set for approval in Oxford

Zero Emission Zone set for approval in Oxford: Set to be approved later this month is a new pilot zone that will restrict polluting vehicles from key streets in Oxford. This is aimed to help tackle the climate emergency and improve the health of residents, workers and visitors in Oxford and reduce air pollution levels.…
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Free e-scooter rides for NHS workers provided

Free e-scooter rides for NHS workers provided: NHS staff are able to ride e-scooters for free due to a new trial programme in Stafford. The scheme hopes to test new technologies that can greatly enhance mobility & air quality all over Staffordshire. The University of Hospitals North Midlands Trust (UHNM) is believed to have become…
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MPs alert on deadly air pollution & effect on disadvantaged

MPs alert on deadly air pollution & effect on disadvantaged: The House of Commons Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Committee has put pressure on the government to set harsher air quality goals to lower the health inequalities revealed by the pandemic. Relying on evidence drawn from health experts, local councils & campaign groups, the committee’s…
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Welsh Government outline methods for Clean Air Bill

Welsh Government outline methods for Clean Air Bill: The Welsh Government has written a White Paper outlining methods to present a new Clean Air Bill that may see conventional household banned & the burning of wet wood more restricted. The suggestions are a section of a consultation published along with methods for a new clean…
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