Urgent! – Cut car emissions

Posted on: Sun 16 Jul 2017

France has set its car manufacturers the goal of halting sales of diesel and petrol cars by 2040. This announcement came a day after the Swedish manufacturer Volvo declared it will build only hybrid and electric cars from 2019. Moving away from highly polluting cars is an urgent global priority. To examine the range of problems and solutions arising from recent research, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Bonnie McBain, Tutor in Sustainability Science at the University of Newcastle. Image: flickr

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