Today is the deadline for the UK government to convince the European Commission it has done enough to reduce illegal levels of air pollution across the country and avoid being taken to the European Court of Justice.
Industry and regulators should be given until 2020 to boost climate risk disclosure, or face government intervention, a senior ClientEarth lawyer told the Commons Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) today.
The UK government has just announced a consultation on plans for new powers which would allow it to prosecute carmakers that cheat emissions tests – but the government has so far failed to use the powers it already has.
Operators of failing UK coal giant have a planning application for conversion well underway.
London has breached air pollution limits for the whole year, just 31 days into 2018.