UK Government announces Ban on Petrol, Diesel cars

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

18th Nov, 2020. 12:02 pm

Government of the United Kingdom (UK) has announced to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2030 with an aim to make UK carbon-free.

According to the details, the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has also earmarked 12 billion British pounds for the project named Green Industrial Revolution.  The project the proposals that include quadrupling offshore wind power within a decade while increasing hydrogen production capacity for industry, transport, power and homes.

The investment will also be made in zero-emission public transport, alongside research into zero-emission planes and ships, and in making cycling and walking “more attractive”. The plans contain broader aims to make Britain a “world-leader” in carbon capture technology and the City of London a “global centre of green finance”.

J0hnson hopes that this project will secure up to 250,000 jobs and help meet a target for the UK to become carbon neutral by 2050. With this Boris Johnson pledged to reduce Britain’s stark regional inequality and repair some of the economic damage done by the coronavirus pandemic.

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