Drivers are charged for driving in the congestion charging zone. The aim is to discourage people from driving into the zone during peak hours and use public transport instead, thereby reducing congestion, the time spent in queues, the pollution generated and the cost to the economy.
The money generated is used to improve public transport. In London buses have been renewed and the older vehicles which generate more pollution have been removed from service.
With energy consumption rising, it is important that industry, transportation and consumers in their homes use energy more efficiently, so that less is wasted. This will also save money on fuel bills. We can all help by making changes to our lifestyles and our homes in a number of ways:
Describe strategies to manage the impact of climate change.