What does Boris Johnson's Green plan mean for Scotland?

The PM's plan will need to look heavily to Scotland for both the natural and the technical fixes.

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

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Electric vehicles: Your questions answered

We answer your top questions on electric cars - on charging, on range and on battery life.

bbcnews
Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under the PM's green plan

The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".

bbcnews
Nov. 17, 2020 ~7 min

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Bentley reveals plan to go fully electric by 2030

The luxury carmaker will scrap petrol engines within a decade and become carbon neutral.

bbcnews
Nov. 6, 2020 ~2 min

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Electric cars won't save us if the numbers don't add up – economist

It seems likely we are going to need radical reductions in future ownership of private vehicles as we transition to cleaner transport.

Jamie Morgan, Professor of Economics, Leeds Beckett University • conversation
Aug. 7, 2020 ~8 min

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Economist: electric cars won't save us if the numbers don't add up

It seems likely we are going to need radical reductions in future ownership of private vehicles as we transition to cleaner transport.

Jamie Morgan, Professor of Economics, Leeds Beckett University • conversation
Aug. 7, 2020 ~8 min

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The UK plans to build huge batteries to store renewable energy – but there's a much cheaper solution

Grid-scale batteries could be at least double the cost of those in electric vehicles.

Andrew Cruden, Professor of Energy Technology, University of Southampton • conversation
July 27, 2020 ~6 min

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If all cars were electric, UK carbon emissions would drop by 12%

We calculated what would happen if petrol cars were replaced overnight with Teslas and Nissan Leafs.

Amin Al-Habaibeh, Professor of Intelligent Engineering Systems, Nottingham Trent University • conversation
May 29, 2020 ~6 min

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Car dependency: UK government can't cut driving and build lots of roads at same time

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has called for fewer cars and better public transport.

Stephen Joseph, Visiting Professor, Smart Mobility Research Unit, University of Hertfordshire • conversation
April 6, 2020 ~6 min

 transport  walking  electric-cars  uk-government  emissions  cycling  decarbonisation  active-travel  transport-sector

Zero emissions: government must address hurdles putting people off electric cars

If the UK government is serious about facilitating a technology shift, it must provide serious long-term policies to improve cost and range.

Swapnesh Masrani, Assistant Professor, Management Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University • conversation
March 19, 2020 ~8 min

 car-industry  diesel  electric-cars  petrol

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