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The Pop Band Making History By Powering An Entire Show On Vegetable Oil
From using sustainable fuel to eliminating paper tickets, The 1975 are showing other artists just how sustainable a concert can be. The eco-event will take place in London's Finsbury Park on the 11th July and it will be the first event to be fully powered by traceable, sustainably sourced HVO fuel.
British Carbon Tax Leads to Whopping 93% Drop in Coal-Fired Electricity
In 2013, a tax on carbon dioxide emissions was introduced in Great Britain. According to recent research by University College London, this tax has led to the proportion of electricity generated from coal falling from 40% to 3%!
Petrol and diesel car sales ban brought forward to 2035
Government plans have brought the ban on selling new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars in the UK from 2040 to 2035 after experts said 2040 would be too late.
Mike Childs from Friends of the Earth has said that government is "right" to change the ban, but 2030 would be better as the 2035 target "will still leave the UK in the slow-land of the electric car revolution and meantime allow more greenhouse gases to spew into the atmosphere".