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Forced labour, virtual bailiffs and Cumbrian coal
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Forced labour, virtual bailiffs and Cumbrian coal

Are British companies doing enough about modern slavery? How can we regulate digital repossessions? And why are we still opening new coal mines?
22 Jan 2021
Worst emission offenders named and shamed
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Worst emission offenders named and shamed

Report names the top offenders in escalating climate emergency
10 Oct 2019
VW emission scandal: Germany’s largest legal case begins
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VW emission scandal: Germany’s largest legal case begins

More than 400,000 customers seeking compensation from the carmaker
1 Oct 2019
Why emissions are still climbing despite electric car boom
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Why emissions are still climbing despite electric car boom

Campaigners call for curb on car use in light of greenhouse gases increase
17 Sep 2019
Can London go car-free?
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Can London go car-free?

Sadiq Khan announces biggest ever vehicle-free day in the English capital
20 Jun 2019
Engine idling: current laws, penalties and proposed changes
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Engine idling: current laws, penalties and proposed changes

Councils may soon issue on-the-spot fines to offending drivers
17 May 2019
London ULEZ: who is affected, plus charges and penalties
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London ULEZ: who is affected, plus charges and penalties

Sadiq Khan’s new emissions charge comes into force this week - here’s everything you need to know
8 Apr 2019
EU finds BMW, VW and Daimler guilty of ‘emissions collusion’
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EU finds BMW, VW and Daimler guilty of ‘emissions collusion’

German car giants allegedly prevented green technology from reaching the market
5 Apr 2019
Drivers to be paid £3,000 a year to ditch their cars
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Drivers to be paid £3,000 a year to ditch their cars

Trials will begin in Coventry later this year to encourage motorists to use bikes or buses
25 Mar 2019
London black cabs 30 times more ‘toxic’ than cars
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London black cabs 30 times more ‘toxic’ than cars

Sadiq Khan says ‘damning report’ on taxi pollution shows need for upcoming ULEZ
20 Dec 2018
Paris climate change ‘rulebook’ agreed
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Paris climate change ‘rulebook’ agreed

COP24 summit seals accord, but major issues remain unresolved
17 Dec 2018
EU illegally relaxed diesel emission laws, court rules
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EU illegally relaxed diesel emission laws, court rules

Judgment means European authorities can now stop Euro 6 diesel vehicles from entering their cities
14 Dec 2018
Russia, US and Saudi Arabia water down key climate pledge
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Russia, US and Saudi Arabia water down key climate pledge

Major oil producers condemned as landmark climate change summit is thrown into chaos
10 Dec 2018
Greenhouse gas levels rise to record high
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Greenhouse gas levels rise to record high

UN scientists warn ‘window of opportunity’ to tackle emissions is rapidly closing as carbon dioxide reaches 3 million-year-high
23 Nov 2018
Are developed countries serious about climate change?
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Are developed countries serious about climate change?

Report reveals G20 is failing to meet Paris emissions targets, with 82% of energy still coming from fossil fuels
15 Nov 2018
New cars’ CO2 emissions reach a five-year high
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New cars’ CO2 emissions reach a five-year high

Carbon dioxide figures continue to rise despite cars ‘becoming cleaner’
9 Nov 2018
London street to become UK’s first zero-emission zone
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London street to become UK’s first zero-emission zone

Drivers caught in high-polluting vehicles on northern Moor Lane will face fines from April
1 Nov 2018
Diesel cars pros and cons: should you buy one this year?
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Diesel cars pros and cons: should you buy one this year?

Vehicles using the fuel are now more expensive to tax, but are they still the best option for high-mileage drivers?
9 Oct 2018
Porsche becomes first German carmaker to ditch diesel
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Porsche becomes first German carmaker to ditch diesel

Cayenne, Macan and Panamera models using the fuel will cease production
24 Sep 2018
BMW, Daimler and VW accused of emission collusion
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BMW, Daimler and VW accused of emission collusion

The German car giants allegedly held secret meetings to prevent a pollution-limiting tech war
19 Sep 2018
London’s petrol and diesel car ban: are you affected?
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London’s petrol and diesel car ban: are you affected?

Only EVs, hybrids and hydrogen cars permitted on nine ‘ultra-low emissions streets’ during peak hours
3 Sep 2018
WLTP 2018: will it increase vehicle tax rates?
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WLTP 2018: will it increase vehicle tax rates?

All cars sold in the EU must pass tougher tests from 1 September
31 Aug 2018
Emissions scandal: Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested
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Emissions scandal: Audi chief Rupert Stadler arrested

The German boss is the most senior official to face criminal charges since the cheating first came to light in 2015
18 Jun 2018
Volkswagen fined €1bn in Germany over emissions cheating
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Volkswagen fined €1bn in Germany over emissions cheating

Payout marks end of criminal investigations in Europe but carmaker still faces claims from motorists
14 Jun 2018
Porsche ordered to recall 60,000 diesel cars over emissions
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Porsche ordered to recall 60,000 diesel cars over emissions

German transport authority finds ‘inadmissible defeat devices’ on the company’s SUVs
22 May 2018
The evolution of diesel and the many secrets of Euro 6
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The evolution of diesel and the many secrets of Euro 6

What the Euro 6 emission regulations mean for the UK car buyer – and why the latest diesels are the cleanest ever
14 Feb 2018
New car CO2 emissions rise for first time in 14 years
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New car CO2 emissions rise for first time in 14 years

Negativity around the fuel has pushed buyers towards petrol cars
21 Dec 2017
London’s new £10 T-Charge launches today
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London’s new £10 T-Charge launches today

City Mayor says vehicle pollution levy will not make a profit but is ‘a price worth paying to improve the quality of our air’
23 Oct 2017
Paris to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2030
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Paris to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2030

And Oxford aims to become world’s first ‘zero-emission zone’ by end of this decade
12 Oct 2017
Mercedes emissions fix for three million diesel cars
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Mercedes emissions fix for three million diesel cars

Voluntary recall is 'not linked' to official investigation, says company
19 Jul 2017
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