Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040

Britain is to ban all new petrol and diesel cars and vans from 2040 amid fears that rising levels of nitrogen oxide pose a major risk to public health. Read more

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Friends of the Earth Scotland said "today's announcement is kicking urgently needed action into the long grass" - read the FoES statement.

Sustrans UK has said the Government's plans "lack the necessary government urgency, action or investments to make alternatives to car travel [a reality]" and they "must now provide real solutions with new investments for local travel, such as walking and cycling" - read the Sustrans statement