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 to our health. Diesel and petrol are like a rock and a hard place…

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…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised and sold off — to a firm that backs…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised and sold off — …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised and sold off…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised and sold off — to a …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised and …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised and sold off — to a firm that …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge of being privatised…

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green …

A government scheme for funding renewables is about to be sold off to a firm that backs fracking. We must stop this

by. Credit: Left: Greenpeace / Right: Wikipedia If you’re on Greenpeace’s email list, chances are you’ll have just received an email about the Green Investment Bank – a government body that is currently being privatised. If the sale goes through as it stands, it could have devastating consequences on the UK renewable energy industry. That’s why we’ve launched an urgent campaign to pressure MPs to speak out against the sale. Here’s the email in case you missed. You can take part by emailing your MP here. Hi there, Does this sound like a dodgy deal or what? A little-known government body that channels billions of pounds into green projects and renewable power is on the verge…