Travel and transport

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Wrong side of the law. Right side of history: the activists arrested in the name of the planet
From grassroots campaigners to Hollywood actors, 21 climate rebels tell their stories

Interviews: Elle Hunt, Sam Wollaston

23, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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London drivers ditching diesel cars six times faster than rest of UK
Abandoning of polluting vehicles has accelerated since expansion of ultra-low emission zone announced

Matthew Taylor

22, Oct, 2021 @8:12 AM

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‘Ambitious’ UK plans for electric vehicles welcomed – with reservations
Green groups fear the policy will embed car use at the expense of healthier and ultimately cheaper alternatives

Gwyn Topham

20, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Fuel duty losses in green transition may mean new taxes, Treasury warns
Department says falling income from levies that brought in £37bn last year could cause ‘significant and permanent fiscal pressure’

Phillip Inman and Graeme Wearden

19, Oct, 2021 @6:23 PM

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UK’s net zero plan falls short on ambition and funding, say critics
Government says strategy would create 440,000 jobs, but Treasury warns taxes may need to rise to fund changes

Fiona Harvey and Jessica Elgot

19, Oct, 2021 @5:55 PM

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UK public warms to road pricing as fuel duty replacement considered
Almost four in 10 back road pricing to replace fuel duty and other taxes as people switch to electric cars

Gwyn Topham

15, Oct, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Students’ solar-powered camper van turns heads on 1,800-mile road trip
Dutch team designed and built two-person van with kitchen, bed, shower, loo and range of up to 450 miles a day

Weronika Strzyżyńska

15, Oct, 2021 @10:28 AM

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These Maldives islanders once saw sharks as the threat. Now they fear the plastic
Diving with tiger sharks off Fuvahmulah brought a tourist boom that has led to a destructive tide of plastic waste. But now locals are pushing back

Graeme Green

15, Oct, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Amid the petrol crisis, is it time to switch to an electric car?
With running-cost savings available, motorists are increasingly keen to go green

Shane Hickey

10, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Berlin’s car ban campaign: ‘It’s about how we want to live, breathe and play’
Petition to forbid private car use in area equal in size to London’s zones 1 and 2 has collected 50,000 backers

Leander Jones

06, Oct, 2021 @12:08 PM

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‘False choice’: is deep-sea mining required for an electric vehicle revolution?
Deep sea mining firms claim their rare metals are necessary to power clean tech – but even major electric car firms now back a moratorium

Karen McVeigh

28, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK electric car inquiries soar during fuel supply crisis
Sellers of plug-in vehicles say petrol shortages are driving people to adopt the new technology

Miranda Bryant

27, Sep, 2021 @3:47 PM

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