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London: More Than 50,000 EV Charging Points By 2025

July 19th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

As early as next year, the City of London aims to install 300–400 fast charge points, and by 2025 the number of rapid chargers is aimed to increase to between 2,300 to 4,100. Another mix of slow to fast EV charging points are aimed to grow from 3,400–4,700 in 2020 to 33,700–47,500 by the year


British Royal Institutions Announce Fossil Fuel Divestment

July 8th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Two of Britain's leading professional associations --- the Royal Society of Arts and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine --- announced last week to mark the first-ever London Climate Action Week that they will completely divest from fossil fuel investments. 


London Mayor Sadiq Khan Wants To Expand Ultra-Low Emissions Zone

December 1st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has this week announced his intentions to expand his city's Ultra-Low Emission Zone standards to include London-wide buses, coaches, and lorries, as well as expanding the Zone to include North and South circular roads for all vehicles. 


London Mayor Sadiq Khan Announces World’s First National Park City

August 15th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched plans to turn his city into the world's first National Park City and one of the greenest cities on Earth, including the creation of a £9 million fund to increase the cities' trees and green infrastructure, and a proposal to build more green roofs, walls, and rain gardens. 


London Mayor Sadiq Khan Wants To Make City World’s Leading Smart City

June 13th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, speaking at the opening to London Tech Week, outlined his vision for London to become the world's leading 'Smart City' and launched a £1.6m Clean Tech Incubator called Better Futures aimed at helping 100 London-based businesses deliver low-carbon and clean-tech products. 


London’s Growing Air Pollution Problems Spur New Charge To Keep Heavily Polluting Old Cars Out Of Central City

February 23rd, 2017 | by James Ayre

London's air pollution problems seem to growing rapidly in recent years (or perhaps we should say they are returning, depending on how you think of it). Hourly PM2.5 levels now sometimes exceeding those of Beijing, China. Nitrogen dioxide (NOx) levels have been surging well beyond EU legal limits (over a 5 day period in January, NOx levels exceeded the EU's legal limit for a full year). London was recently put on a "Very High" air pollution alert for the first time



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