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London’s plan to charge drivers of polluting cars sparks protests and stirs political passions

Aug. 29, 2023 23:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — London’s traffic cameras are under attack. Police say hundreds of license plate-reading cameras have been damaged, disconnected or stolen by opponents of an anti-pollution charge on older vehicles that came into force across the metropolis on Tuesday. The vandalism...

A pollution tax on older cars can be extended to London's suburbs after a British court ruling

Jul. 28, 2023 09:45 AM EDT

A British court ruled Friday against London suburbs that tried to block a pollution tax on older cars as green policies become a hot political issue in the U.K. amid increasingly dramatic impacts of global climate change. The High Court ruled that Mayor Sadiq Khan had the authority...

UK political parties are getting the jitters over green policies after a special election verdict

Jul. 23, 2023 06:37 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Environmentalists cautioned Britain’s main political parties on Sunday not to water down their climate change promises after a special election result widely seen as a thumbs-down from voters to a tax on polluting cars. The governing Conservatives suffered two heavy...