Green Living

Plastic bag tax: Everything you need to know

The Government? No. Local communities? No again. It’s the retailers themselves which will choose the beneficiaries – and how much of the millions raised to keep for themselves

How green is Holland?

Holland has a dirty secret. To outsiders, it may seem a green idyll, where cycling and recycling are the norm. But scratch the surface, says Ben Coates, and you find a crowded, carbon-spewing, urban nation spectacularly addicted to fossil fuels

Are e-cars the future of motoring?

Despite scoffs and derision, Jamie Merrill has always felt e-cars were the way forward. Now that battery technology has caught up with him, he takes a charge and heads for Glasgow to make a point. But...