London haulier ELB Partners has hit out at the government for “moving the goalposts” on plans to phase out diesel engines. Last week, a UK ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars was brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest. The change came after experts said 2040 would be too late if the UK wants to achieve its zero carbon emissions by 2050. However, ELB MD Peter Eason said the “ever-changing EV plans are causing uncertainty” […]
In its 2020 progress report to the UK government on cutting carbon emissions, ‘Reducing UK emissions – progress report to Parliament’, the Committee on Climate Change has called on ministers to “seize the opportunity” to turn Covid-19 into a “defining moment in the fight against climate change”.
The government’s much anticipated report into improving air quality in the UK is released today (26 July). MT takes a look at the report and responses to it from across the industry.
DSV Road has signed up to the Green Freight Europe initiative, as part of its commitment to minimising its environmental impact. Green Freight Europe is voluntary programme promoting cooperation between transport companies and their customers. The initiative is focused on building and maintaining a platform to collect, compute and report CO² emissions from road transport. It includes companies like IKEA, DOW, Schneider Electric and Akzo Nobel in membership, as well as a number of transport suppliers. René Falch Olesen, chief […]