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DfT announces £23m cash injection for hydrogen powered vehicles

The DfT has announced a new £23 million fund aimed at accelerating the take up of hydrogen vehicles and roll out more cutting-edge infrastructure.

Parents urged to use pram covers to protect against air pollution

A study from the University of Surrey has advised that parents should use pram covers when transporting young children outside to reduce their exposure to harmful air pollution.

Scottish Borders Council opposes wind farm

Councillors from the Scottish Borders Council have unanimously objected to the construction of a 15-turbine wind farm near Bonchester Bridge.

Higher energy bills result of government intervention

A House of Lords report has claimed that successive governments have failed to encourage enough fresh power capacity in the UK

A study conducted by the University of Surrey has found that car drivers in London are causing the most pollution per commuter, but are least exposed to harmful particulate matter (PM), when compared with those taking public transport.

 Features

In August, a £26 million fund was announced for house builders that will be used to acquire brownfield sites to provide land for starter homes. Government Business analyses the housing situation in the UK and whether the government’s target of building 200,000 new starter homes by 2020 is likely to be met.

While the low carbon and low emission car market has seen rapid progress and developments, the commercial vehicle sector hasn’t enjoyed the same growth. The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership looks at the obstacles in the way of greener commercial vehicles.

The route to subsidy‑free renewable energy

The Renewable Energy Association analyses the role of energy storage and national grid solutions in light of a new KPMG report on solar and energy storage government policy.