Technology Won’t Save Us from the Climate Emergency

A recent report by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found that emissions from road traffic in the UK have increased by 6% over the last three decades. As of 2017, emissions due to road traffic were around 118 million tonnes but have increased again in 2018. This data comes at a time when car and fuel efficiency has taken a huge step forward in an effort to reduce emissions and air pollution.

So why have emissions increased?

Whilst the efficiency of many of the UK’s road vehicles has increased, so has the…