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‘You built a time machine out of a DeLorean?' The words of soon-to-be time traveller Marty McFly to eccentric scientist Emmett Brown in Back to the Future only began to touch upon the complex issues involved.
We've all heard of planes without pilots. But planes without petrol? If it sounds like an environmentalist's dream, that's probably because that's just how it started. But this year, that dream might start setting records.
On 3 December 1962, a sulphur-laden fog brought traffic in London to a standstill and sent hospital admissions skyrocketing throughout the country. London. After years in which coal and coke fires had been the staple source of heat in most households, the days of burning coke, were almost over.From 1968, coal couldn't be burnt in city areas.