Tag Archives: climate change

LEVA-EU commissions research into potential of LEVs to fight climate change

LEVA-EU has commissioned research from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) to examine the potential of light electric vehicles (LEVs) in the fight against climate change. LEVA-EU, headquartered in Belgium, said mass uptake of LEVs such as e-scooters, electric (cargo) cycles, e-mopeds, e-motorcycles and small three- and four-wheeled e-vehicles is ‘crucial’ …

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VanMoof launches global campaign to inspire people to ‘keep moving forward’

VanMoof has launched its second televised commercial today as part of its latest global brand campaign. The campaign aims to inspire people in cities to ‘keep moving forward’ instead of reverting to old pre-pandemic mobility habits. The film was created by VanMoof and shot by Amsterdam-based director Paul Geusebroek. “Even …

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Endura plants over 1.3 million trees in 2020, aiming to be carbon negative by 2024

Endura planted more than 1.3 million mangrove trees in the Maputo Bay area of Mozambique in 2020. The brand launched the initiative at the start of last year, committing to plant one million trees annually for the next ten years to eliminate its carbon footprint.  With the help of its …

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Primal partners with Sustrans to launch climate change collection

Primal Europe and Sustrans have launched a climate change collection. The striped design was created by Ed Hawkins, Professor of Climate Science at Reading University. Each coloured stripe reflects a year in temperature across the globe from 1850-2019, with the red areas indicating recent dramatic changes to the climate. Primal …

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Endura has planted over 600,000 trees so far in 2020

Endura has reached the halfway mark of its one million trees initiative. By the end of June 2020, exactly 619,962 trees had been planted on the site sponsored by Endura in Mozambique, and more are being added every day. These trees not only help to reduce the quantity of carbon …

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DfT to focus on active travel as “natural first choice” for daily activities

The DfT has announced a shift towards public transport and active travel as the “natural first choice” for daily activities. Decarbonising Transport: Setting the Challenge is the latest document to be published by the DfT late last week, describing how the Government intends to work with others to develop a …

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Over half of UK residents “support more investment in cycling”

Over half of residents (58%) in UK major urban areas support more investment in cycling, compared to 42% for driving, according to a new report. The Bike Life report, published by the charity Sustrans and 12 major cities and urban areas, found that 55% of residents agreed with the statement …

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