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Stories about: pollution

Ocean Saviour Yacht Collects 5 Tons of Plastic a Day, Uses it as Fuel
Ocean Saviour Yacht Collects 5 Tons of Plastic a Day, Uses it as Fuel

19 Sep 2018, 13:04 UTC / The new project was inspired by the BBC Blue Planet series and aims to clean up waste in our oceans, with minimal impact in terms of processing it

 
Paris, Brussels Celebrate Car-Free Day to Highlight Pollution, Climate Change
Paris, Brussels Celebrate Car-Free Day to Highlight Pollution, Climate Change

17 Sep 2018, 11:14 UTC / Other European countries are asked to join in, to have a better appreciation of the levels of pollution and noise heavy traffic causes

 
Drivers of “Clean” Cars to Receive Priority Routes in the UK
Drivers of “Clean” Cars to Receive Priority Routes in the UK

11 Sep 2018, 12:37 UTC / Government is considering the introduction of green plates to raise awareness and encourage adoption of low-emissions vehicles

 
Brits Are Too Lazy to Walk a Mile, Would Rather Drive
Brits Are Too Lazy to Walk a Mile, Would Rather Drive

29 Aug 2018, 13:39 UTC / Poll shows Brits rely on their car even for short journeys they could make on foot, by bike or bus, despite the cost and pollution

 
Greenpeace Activists Blockade Volkswagen UK, Urge it to Go Fully Electric
Greenpeace Activists Blockade Volkswagen UK, Urge it to Go Fully Electric

24 Aug 2018, 13:32 UTC / Carmaker says the protest is being investigated by the police, insists they have the most “comprehensive electrification initiative in the automotive industry”

 
Toyota C-HR’s Air-Con is Probably Killing You
Toyota C-HR’s Air-Con is Probably Killing You

9 Jul 2018, 12:45 UTC / New study shows UK’s most popular cars do very little in terms of filtering polluted air, and Toyota C-HR does the least

 
Google Street View Cars Will Monitor Air Quality in London
Google Street View Cars Will Monitor Air Quality in London

25 Jun 2018, 13:49 UTC / 2 cars fitted with sensors will be included in an air quality monitoring network that should dictate responses on pollution policies

 
Children Breathe In 30% More Exhaust Fumes Because of Their Height
Children Breathe In 30% More Exhaust Fumes Because of Their Height

21 Jun 2018, 09:58 UTC / Children are in danger of developing later health complications because of pollution, whether they walk to school or ride in a car

 
Germany Greenlights Cities to Ban Diesel Cars
Germany Greenlights Cities to Ban Diesel Cars

28 Feb 2018, 12:24 UTC / You just know the diesel boat is sinking when even Germany is turning against it, even though nothing concrete has happened yet

 
Mercedes Diesel Engine Possible Defeat Software Found During Investigation
Mercedes Diesel Engine Possible Defeat Software Found During Investigation

19 Feb 2018, 12:11 UTC / Daimler's main brand is dealing with ongoing investigations both in the U.S. and Germany over its diesel engines, and they might not be going the carmaker's way

 
BMW Vision E³ Way Is the Stupidest Way to Fight Congestion, But It Might Work
BMW Vision E³ Way Is the Stupidest Way to Fight Congestion, But It Might Work

23 Nov 2017, 14:28 UTC / The Bavarian company's office in Shanghai came up with a solution to the city's awful traffic that's ridiculous, useful, and impossible in equal pats

 
Diesel Sales Are Finally Plummeting in the EU, Guess Who's to Blame?
Diesel Sales Are Finally Plummeting in the EU, Guess Who's to Blame?

3 Oct 2017, 14:00 UTC / Volkswagen's emissions-related shenanigans from two years ago have managed to trigger the death of the diesel engine even in its core markets

 
China Postpones Crackdown on Gas-Powered Cars Production
China Postpones Crackdown on Gas-Powered Cars Production

29 Sep 2017, 15:51 UTC / Due to popular demand, the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology decided to move a new set of rules regarding car production back by one year

 
China Might Ban All Fossil Fuel Car Sales/Production
China Might Ban All Fossil Fuel Car Sales/Production

11 Sep 2017, 08:16 UTC / The largest market in the world renouncing internal combustion engines might be the signal the market needed for its complete conversion to battery power

 
Will Advertising for ICE Cars Follow the Fate of the Cigarettes and Get Banned?
Will Advertising for ICE Cars Follow the Fate of the Cigarettes and Get Banned?

18 Aug 2017, 16:09 UTC / If we can all agree that internal combustion engines are bad for our health, is it really so out there to think about an advertising ban for them?

 
UPDATE: UK To Outlaw Internal Combustion Engine Cars From 2040
UPDATE: UK To Outlaw Internal Combustion Engine Cars From 2040

26 Jul 2017, 09:03 UTC / Come 2040, shoppers in the market for anything from a Ford Fiesta to a McLaren 720S won't be able to buy the car of their dreams because pollution and stuff

 
France Bans the Sale of Any Gas or Diesel Vehicle Starting 2040
France Bans the Sale of Any Gas or Diesel Vehicle Starting 2040

6 Jul 2017, 13:50 UTC / New French Ecology Minister picks up the hatchet and starts swinging it, with fossil fuel engines being the first to receive a blow - albeit it a long term one

 
BMW's Hometown of Munich Considers Diesel Ban
BMW's Hometown of Munich Considers Diesel Ban

15 Jun 2017, 12:22 UTC / With diesel cars outselling their gasoline counterparts in Europe, the dirtier engines are starting to take their toll on air quality inside major cities

 
Elon Musk Leaves White House Council Following Paris Agreement Exit
Elon Musk Leaves White House Council Following Paris Agreement Exit

5 Jun 2017, 16:10 UTC / After making the questionable decision of becoming an adviser from Donald Trump, the Tesla CEO was now left without a choice by the President's actions

 
UK Elections: Two Parties Are Interested in Banning Internal Combustion Engines
UK Elections: Two Parties Are Interested in Banning Internal Combustion Engines

19 May 2017, 18:01 UTC / The Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats in the United Kingdom are preparing for elections, and both proposed a ban of ICEs in the distant future