Public Transport

Shipping and aviation will count in emission targets, electric cars get new funding

Posted by jossc — 27 October 2008 at 4:06pm - Comments

Planes at Heathrow

Energy and climate change secretary Ed Miliband has agreed to include emissions from aviation and shipping in the new Climate Change Bill, which is due to become law next month. Having already taken the important step of upping Britain's commitment to curb its carbon footprint from 60 per cent to 80 per cent by 2050 during his first week in office, he's now accepted an ammendment to the bill proposed by rebel Labour MPs to include the carbon footprint of the aviation and shipping industries.

Day Seven: The Good Stuff

Posted by graham — 26 July 2006 at 8:00am - Comments

Part of the Greenpeace Motor Show blog

After a sustained period of whinging, it's time to have a look at some of the good things on display at the motor show. Whilst most car journeys really ought to be by foot, cycle or public transport, there will be a place for private motor vehicles for quite a while yet, and if you look hard enough, the show has some useful ideas for how we can keep driving in a non-Kamikaze fashion.

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