Links / Quotes:
Pollution from cars and vans costs £6billion per year in health damages – http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/2018-06-06-pollution-cars-and-vans-costs-£6billion-year-health-damages
In 2015, diseases caused by pollution were responsible for 9 million premature deaths. That is 16 percent of all global deaths. Fossil fuel combustion in higher-income countries and the burning of biomass in lower-income countries accounts for 85 percent of airborne particulate pollution. https://www.thelancet.com/commissions/pollution-and-health [infographic]
GridCarbon app (shows the current energy mix)
- In April 2018 Britain went 55 hours without using coal power at all – for the first time in 136 years. [source]
- Renewable energy creates 5 times more jobs than fossil fuels.
- More UK electricity was produced by wind and solar sources in 2017 than by nuclear power stations. [source]
- 7061 charger locations in the UK (updated link)