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Articles tagged with: Emissions Reduction

Guest blog
COP 21: UK policy versus UK ambition

COP 21: UK policy versus UK ambition

4 Jan 2016, 11:41
• By Dr Jill Cainey

As a climate scientist, reducing carbon emissions is at the heart of Dr Jill Cainey’s working life, but is it at the heart of UK Government policy?

Guest blog
Electric vehicles won’t eliminate urban air pollution - but they could help (a lot)

Electric vehicles won’t eliminate urban air pollution - but they could help (a lot)

26 Nov 2015, 16:28
• By Melissa C. Lott

Since 2010, the cost of lithium-ion battery packs for electric vehicles has dropped 60%, from $1000 to $400 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) according to analysis by BNEF. At the same time, concerns regarding urban air pollution and our need to deploy zero emission vehicles in these cities are increasing. Melissa C. Lott takes a closer look at how EVs could help - and what the limitations might be.