ULEZ: New pollution charge begins in London
Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles are being charged to enter the congestion zone area at any time.
Transport for London (TfL) hopes the move will reduce the number of polluting cars in the capital, and estimates about 40,000 vehicles will be affected every day.
David Attenborough to present “unflinching” BBC climate change film
David Attenborough is returning to BBC1 for a one-off film tackling climate change.
In Climate Change: the Facts, Attenborough will examine “the science of climate change and the potential solutions to this global threat”.
The documentary will also focus on the impact of global warming and explore the innovations, technology and actions available to viewers and the world’s governments to prevent further damage.
Climate crisis: today’s children face lives with tiny carbon footprints
Children born today will have to live their lives with drastically smaller carbon footprints than their grandparents if climate change is to be controlled.
‘Ryanair is the new coal’: airline enters EU’s top 10 emitters list
Ryanair has become the first non-coal company to join Europe’s top 10 carbon emitters, according to EU figures.
The Irish airline, which transports 130 million people a year, declared 9.9 megatonnes of greenhouse gas emissions in 2018, up 6.9% on last year and 49% over the last five years, according to data in the EU’s latest emissions trading system registry.
UK's 2018 carbon dioxide emissions caused a chunk of Arctic sea ice the combined size of Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh and Manchester to melt
The UK's carbon dioxide emissions for 2018 were enough to melt an area of sea ice larger than the size of Cardiff, Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham combined.
Renters’ energy bills could shrink by £180 a year due to new home efficiency laws
Hundreds of thousands of renters could see gas and electricity bills fall by £180 a year due to new home energy efficiency laws.