Why it’s time to clean up the car industry

All rights reserved. Credit: Greenpeace Traffic in Putney, London Image caption: Traffic in Putney, London When Greenpeace kicked off the campaign to phase-out diesel engines last year, my brother Sam was one of the first ones to look concerned. He’d just bought a diesel car second-hand. They’re supposed to be more fuel-efficient than petrol and therefore pump out less CO2 so it had seemed like the greener choice. That was inherited wisdom once – but now we know how much more toxic fumes diesel engines put into our air, and how much harm that air pollution causes…
Article by Greenpeace UK blog. Read entire story here.