Plans to develop ‘green’ inhalers for asthma sufferers

Healthcare group Chiesi is investing €350m to bring the new formulations to market by 2025, expected to reduce the carbon footprint of pressurised metered-dose inhalers by 90%.

E.ON to help paper mill tear down carbon footprint with new biomass plant

It is designed to have an electrical output of 20MW and a thermal firing capacity of 87MW

Brits’ ‘thank you’ emails have a massive carbon footprint

New research reveals more than 64m ‘unnecessary’ emails are sent every day which result in nearly 23,500 tonnes of carbon a year in the UK

Asthma inhalers ‘as bad for the environment as eating meat’

Reserachers suggest switching to alternative, ‘greener’ inhalers would result in large carbon savings

OVO Energy targets net zero emissions by 2030

It is buying Big Six company SSE’s retail business, which once approved, will make OVO the second largest energy supplier in the UK

Microsoft and Vattenfall team up for green data centres

They are working together to ensure the technology firm’s data centres are powered with 100% renewable energy

What’s the climate footprint of your travel?

Researchers have developed a tool which they hope will encourage consumers to fly less by highlighting the climate impact of their choices

New credit card with a carbon emissions spending limit!

It stops people from overspending, not based on available funds but on the levels of CO2 emissions caused by their consumption

New York schools to get lessons on improving energy efficiency

Eligible schools will receive free benchmarking services to measure, track and assess their energy usage and emissions

Solar panels being installed at Cranfield University

They will produce one million kWh of electricity per year – enough to power 300 UK houses annually