The UK government’s definition of environmental taxes published yesterday does not include any transport-related taxes on vehicles, fuel or air travel.
In the “biggest expansion in railways in over 150 years”, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today outlined a £9.4 billion investment in network upgrades.
GE Energy has entered into an agreement with PayPal to use its payment service for electric vehicle charging fees.
The UK has taken top spot in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world’s major economies drawn up by the not-for-profit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy.
The European Commission has approved the UK’s national auction platform signalling the go ahead for the trading of emission allowances – including from aviation – under the EU Emission Trading System.
The European Commission today confirmed its plans to introduce targets to reduce the CO2 emissions from new cars and vans even further.
The Obama Administration this week announced new funding totaling some $62 million to support the development and commercialisation of biofuels.
The Danish city of Copenhagen has pipped Bristol and Frankfurt to the post to win the title of European Green Capital for 2014.
Japanese carmaker Toyota and German rival BMW have agreed to expand their collaboration on next generation vehicle technologies.
Germany is planning to invest €40 million in an expansion of the country’s network of hydrogen refuelling stations from 15 to 50 over the next three years.