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Quarter of Europeans are exposed to harmful traffic noise, study finds

More than 125 million Europeans are exposed to illegal levels of road traffic noise that could trigger a range of health problems, according to a new assessment from the European Environment Agency (EEA).

Quarter of Europeans are exposed to harmful traffic noise, study finds
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UK awards £300m in subsidies to Europe's most polluting power plants
(Fri 19/12)
Greenpeace has condemned a subsidy auction that has awarded nearly £300m in consumer-funded handouts to Britain’s polluting coal plants, whilst failing to invest in new energy infrastructure.... Read more

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Solar energy-generating noise barriers to be fitted on England's motorways
(Thu 18/12)
The Highways Agency has launched a search for pioneering motorway barriers that tackle noise pollution while at the same time generating renewable energy.... Read more

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Scottish renewable energy now delivers as much electricity as fossil fuels
(Thu 18/12)
For the first time electricity generated from sources of renewable energy in Scotland accounted for the same as fossil fuels.... Read more

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New Govt figures show PM was "ignorant" to attack onshore wind
(Thu 18/12)
The trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, RenewableUK, says today’s official Government figures on renewable energy show that the Prime Minister was wrong to attack onshore wind ear... Read more