Birmingham

Biggest Response To London’s Increased “T-Charge” = Shift To Public Transit

Some cities are working to quell city air pollution faster than others. UK cities are beginning to charge higher-polluting vehicles to drive into their center. As one big example, London’s “T-Charge” is increasing the cost of a journey by up to £21.50 for the highest polluting cars and vans. This charge is shifting more drivers to rail and bus services. EVs, especially small ones such as an electric smart car, provide some relief for people who need to drive — but transit is a key.

Over ¾ Of Brits Want Clean Air Zones

Over ¾ of respondents to a UK survey have said they want urgent action to improve air quality, such as introducing clean air zones. According to a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Clean Air Alliance and supported by Dearman, 76% of those surveyed in Birmingham, Leeds, London, Nottingham, and … [continued]

IKEA Launches Home Solar Offering In UK

IKEA has unveiled Solar Shops, its new-look home solar offering, in three of its major UK stores this week. Announced on Monday, IKEA UK unveiled Solar Shops, its in-store offering to sell residential solar installations, “as part of the company’s mission to help people live more sustainably and affordably in … [continued]