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Increase in the Purchase of Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicles (ULEVs) in the UK with the End of New Petrol and Diesel Car Sales by 2030
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Increase in the Purchase of Ultra-Low Emissions Vehicles (ULEVs) in the UK with the End of New Petrol and Diesel Car Sales by 2030

A typical passenger vehicle emits approximately 4.6 metric tonnes of CO2 per year. This assumes that the average gasoline vehicle on the road today has a fuel economy of approximately 22.0 miles per gallon and travels approximately 11,500 miles per year. Every gallon of gasoline burned emits approximately 8,887 grams of CO2. Furthermore, pollutants emitted by...

Climate Change is Producing Anxiety Among UK Youth and Fear of Their Government’s Failure to Implement Better Climate Policies
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Climate Change is Producing Anxiety Among UK Youth and Fear of Their Government’s Failure to Implement Better Climate Policies

It’s quite widely accepted that today’s youth are going to live with the results of climate change. Some interesting studies have been done recently by the University of Bath1 and the Office for National Statistics2 to see how young people are reacting to climate change and what they think about the perceived government response.Younger people...

Renewable Energy Overtook Fossil Fuels As Biggest Source of Electricity in the UK in 2020
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Renewable Energy Overtook Fossil Fuels As Biggest Source of Electricity in the UK in 2020

The consumption of natural gas in the UK has fluctuated from 2003-2020, with figures decreasing by 27 billion cubic meters. The UK consumes around 2,795,569 million cubic feet (mcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017, ranking 11th in the world for natural gas consumption and accounting for 2.1% of the world’s...

The Effect of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the UK’s Climate Policy and Practices
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The Effect of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the UK’s Climate Policy and Practices

How conflicts between countries affect the health of the planet Conflicts between countries can have devastating long-lasting negative impacts on the environment as they can require and consume large quantities of fuel, leading to high CO2emissions that contribute to climate change. Conflicts are often viewed as sustainable development in reverse and may set countries back...

Climate Justice in the United Kingdom
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Climate Justice in the United Kingdom

HIGHLIGHTS Air Pollution Affecting Black, Asian and Minority Communities in London Elderly Populations Affected by Extreme Weather Disadvantaged Coastal Communities Affected by Flooding   NARRATIVE Air Pollution Affecting BAME Communities in London Air pollution is the largest environmental risk to public health in the UK. The high levels of toxic air, mainly in the southern...

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