Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Britain to ban sale of all diesel and petrol cars and vans from 2040

Source: The Guardian, 25th July 2017, by Anushka Asthana and Matthew Taylor

Anushka Asthana and Matthew Taylor reported, "Plans follow French commitment to take polluting vehicles off the road owing to effect of poor air quality on people’s health. (...) The government warned that the move was needed because of the unnecessary and avoidable impact that poor air quality was having on people’s health. Ministers believe it poses the largest environment risk to public health in the UK, costing up to £2.7bn in lost productivity in one recent year. (...)"

Read more at: https://amp.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/25/britain-to-ban-sale-of-all-diesel-and-petrol-cars-and-vans-from-2040