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“Triple whammy” puts fleets in state of policy flux

A “triple whammy” means that fleets are in their biggest ever state of policy flux. The WLTP fuel and emissions measurement changeover, the “demonisation” of diesel and the lack of information about company car taxation after 2020 are creating a high degree of confusion and frustration.

Contributor: Peter Golding | Published: 21 May 2018

Turning up the heat on Trumpberg

Will the carving of Donald Trump’s face on an arctic iceberg melt or last for a thousand years? Project Trumpmore is aiming to demonstrate climate change in a monumental way. A Finnish NGO wants to commission a 115-foot tall ice sculpture of Donald Trump’s face in the arctic region to demonstrate that climate change is happening.

Contributor: Contributor | Published: 11 May 2018

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Are fears of crash in used diesel car values diminishing?

Fears of a crash in used diesel car values prompted by emissions scandals and other factors “should now have passed". Widespread belief that diesel values are set for a sharp decline is understood to be one of the main factors behind the current double-digit, year-on-year falls being seen in new diesel cars sales – but such concerns are unfounded.

Contributor: Glenn Sturley | Published: 21 April 2018

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Green jobs booming – recycling up, solar down

Job opportunities treble for Recycling Workers as Britons become more eco-conscious. Demand also rises for Environmental Scientists, Environmental Technicians and Wind Turbine Technicians. But is the sun setting on solar? Solar Technician job opportunities slump by 79 percent.

Contributor: Bill Richards | Published: 20 April 2018

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Are clean air cities a near reality?

We're urging businesses to be part of this drive for change by taking part in the ground-breaking Air.Car initiative, as the countdown to its launch beings in earnest.  The trial is part of Tantalum’s development of a way to accurately estimate NOx emissions, in real-time, a crucial part in the quest to tackle air pollution.

Contributor: Matthew Pencharz | Published: 19 October 2017

Last generation of fossil fuel car buyers

With the new registration number plates being introduced, Amanda Stretton, racing driver, broadcaster and motoring journalist, discusses how this can benefit car buyers:

Contributor: Amanda Stretton | Published: 7 September 2017

Record year for renewable energy, but it’s a race against time

Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 gigawatts (GW) installed, increasing total global capacity by almost 9 percent over 2015, to nearly 2,017 GW. Accordinf to REN21's Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR). Comment Christine Lins, Executive Secretary of REN21.

Contributor: Christine Lins | Published: 19 June 2017

The office is make or break for british workers

More than 1 in 2 workers would turn down a job if they didn’t like the office space, according to new research. A survey of 1,014 UK workers in full or part time work carried out by etailer Furniture123.co.uk, has revealed more than half (53%) of job hunters would turn down a role if they did not like the company’s office or working environment.

Contributor: Mark Kelly | Published: 1 May 2017

How Tesco went greener and cut its energy bill

Academics at Loughborough University have helped Tesco reduce its carbon footprint and save on its energy bill by proposing alterations to the working practices of its store staff. Comment from Professor Andrew Dainty of Loughborough’s School of Civil and Building Engineering.

Contributor: Professor Andrew Dainty | Published: 6 March 2017