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Big emissons savings as air passengers fly to rail

Today 9:00am - A shift in travel from planes to trains between London and Central Scotland has helped to slash 681,064 tonnes of emissions.

Ford UK will pay to scrap 'dirty' pre-2009 cars

Today 9:00am - Ford has announced a car and van scrappage scheme in a bid to get dirtier vehicles off the roads in the UK.

Britain launches review to cut long-term energy costs

9 Aug 17 - The Brfitish government has launched a review on how best to reduce long-term energy bills for households and business, prompted in part by concern that high electricity costs could damage industrial competitiveness.

E-cars not the answer, says traffic expert

7 Aug 17 - Cars must be driven out of cities to tackle the air pollution crisis, not just replaced with electric vehicles, according to the UK government’s top adviser.

World’s greenest soccer club kicks off in pro league

7 Aug 17 - England soccer team Forest Green Rovers kick off their first professional league campaign knowing that they are already champions of environmental sustainability.

DITCH STRAWS: How to cut plastic waste

2 Aug 17 - Marks & Spencer has redesigned and repackaged more than 140 best-selling products to cut plastic use, saving 75 tonnes of packaging a year in the process.

England and Wales record warmest winter since 1910

31 Jul 17 - The winter of 2016 was the warmest for England and Wales in records that stretch back to 1910.


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