Greenhouse gas emissions

City of London buys into new Dorset solar farm to help power Square Mile

November 18, 2020

City Corporation signs £40m deal with French renewables firm Voltalia to ensure green energy supply The City of London last month set out new climate targets to become carbon neutral by 2040. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Thousands of solar panels in the Dorset countryside will soon help power Britain’s historic financial centre under a new […]

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Hybrid BMW can now auto-swap to battery power in London and Birmingham

August 6, 2020

German carmaker puts pressure on UK government over proposed ban on hybrids A BMW M plug-in hybrid car. Photograph: Jorge Silva/Reuters More than 10,000 BMW plug-in hybrid cars on British roads will be able to automatically swap to battery power when entering low emissions zones in London or Birmingham city centres from Friday. Newer BMW […]

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