Gareth Huw Davies

Posts tagged CO2 emissions

Conservation / Environment

Looking at Stonehenge Tunnel with future generations in mind

National Trust members are being asked to vote at the organisation’s AGM in November (2022) on a motion asking the Trust to reconsider its support for the Government’s scheme to dual the A303 across the Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS), including twin-bore tunnels, in view of the Examining Authority’s recommendation, the High Court Judgment, UNESCO’s threat… Continue reading

Environment Blog

Why pay more at the pump?

The arrival of more affordable electric cars in 2011 will mark the start of what could be still quite a slow shift to cleaner and more environmentally sound transport. In the meantime, or as an alternative, anybody planning to buy a new car has a growing choice of conventional diesel and petrol-driven models which achieve roughly… Continue reading

Environment Blog

BMW works on mass-market electric car

BMW has entered the race to bring a mass-market electric car to the showrooms, by as soon as 2013. In July 2010  the German car maker told assembled media at a plant outside Munich that battery technology had ”reached the point where it really makes sense to drive electric.”