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Air pollution is now the biggest environmental risk to public health in the UK. As unregulated medium sized combustion plants (MCPs) and generators, commonly used to heat hospitals, hotels and other large buildings, are a known source of... Read more

As part of the 10th annual World Green Building Week, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has issued “a bold new vision” for how buildings and infrastructure around the world can reach 40% less embodied carbon emissions by 2030, and... Read more

The companies behind the HYBRIT initiative are to join the Leadership Group for Industry Transition that was launched on Monday at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven... Read more

Nuclear power is losing the race to renewable energy sources both in terms of capacity and cost as its reactors are increasingly viewed as too slow and too expensive to reverse carbon emissions and be an effective aid in the battle against climate... Read more

At Climate Week NYC 2019, Schneider Electric announced that it is stepping up its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality with three new actions... Read more

Finance Ministers of the European Union met in Helsinki over the weekend to discuss ways in which environmentally sustainable growth can be financed and supported... Read more

There is much talk about improving the chemicals used in the laundry industry. Hygiene chemicals manufacturer Christeyns has come a long way in formulating detergents that not only produce improved wash outcomes but that are also kinder to the... Read more

Humanity is now more aware of its impact on the planet than ever before. The dangerous effects of climate change are well documented and, unless governments, businesses and society as a whole take drastic action in the near future, irreversible... Read more

Swiss food and drinks goliath Nestlé has set a target to acheive zero carbon emissions, in line the the aims of the Paris Agreement... Read more

A new study by a consortium of NGOs has found that, despite making pledges to limit tax cuts and investment in fossil fuel industries by 2020, EU member states are still providing billions of euros in subsidies to these industries... Read more

Sweden’s Electrolux today introduced the Better Living Program, a plan to enable better and more sustainable living for consumers around the world through 2030. With bold targets focusing on better eating, better garment care and a better home... Read more

Ratification of the free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur is "hard to imagine" if Brazil continues its failure to contain the fires that are currently devastating large swathes of the Amazon rainforest, said the President of... Read more

An alliance of CEOs and leading figures from large businesses in the Nordic region, have met with the Prime Ministers of the five Nordic countries in Reykjavik to discuss collaborative approaches to managing the challenges of sustainability... Read more

Climate change isn’t often out of the news. Alongside the current focus on the damaging effects on plastic in or seas, it’s not easy to ignore the damage done to the planet by globalisation, industry and the way that we live. Read more

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has for the first time given her support to the idea that Germany would join a pan-European alliance looking to attain carbon neutrality by 2050. The move appears to go against the country's actions at a recent EU... Read more

Neste MY Renewable Jet Fuel has won an award for its role in reducing black carbon emissions in a competition jointly organised by the Climate Leadership Coalition, the Bioenergy Association of Finland, the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra, the... Read more

A Dublin-based company, Silicon Kingdom Holdings (SKH) has announced its intent to begin planting "mechanical trees" in the US. The "trees", developed by researchers at Arizona State University, will suck CO2 from the air and allow it to be stored... Read more

Introducing Puro – the world’s first marketplace to kick-start CO2 removal from the atmosphere. Puro is an internal startup at Fortum. This shared experiment pilot is joint by a group of 23 pioneering companies aims to find a way to verify... Read more

Multinational oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has announced a raft of measures aimed at offsetting carbon emissions created by the consumption of the fossil fuels the company produces. The company will invest $300-million over a three year period in... Read more

The EU has been urged to remove ExxonMobil's lobbying access following the US oil giant's failure to attend a court hearing into climate change denial. If the high-level vote, expected by the end of April, is successful, it would make ExxonMobil... Read more

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