Fire officers issue stark warning as energy bills skyrocket

People turn to open fires instead of switching on central gas heating

Veolia launches its first renewable-fuelled fleet

The fleet will be entirely powered by renewable hydrotreated vegetable oil

Gas networks partner with charity to help 17.5k vulnerable people

Vulnerable households will access carbon monoxide information and energy advice

Thousands of gas boilers recalled after death from carbon monoxide poisoning

The US gas boiler manufacturer Triangle Tube has announced it is recalling 63,000 units

NASA detects huge carbon monoxide plume from Amazon rainforests

Carbon monoxide is a pollutant that can persist in the atmosphere for about a month and has implications for both air pollution and climate change

UK to launch review into carbon monoxide alarms

It will examine the current regulations closely to establish whether they remain fit for purpose

Glasto fans get in-tents poisoning warning

A new initiative aims to spread awareness about the danger of bringing lit barbecues inside tents. Glastonbury 2017 and Festival Republic have come together to help festival goers avoid the deadly effects of carbon monoxide poisoning that can arise from continuing to cook or trying to stay warm in enclosed areas. Emily Eavis, Co-Organiser of […]

Businesses urged to get annual gas safety checks

Workers in the UK could be at risk from the dangers of gas and carbon monoxide, new research suggests. It found one in five small businesses have experienced gas health and safety issues, which includes unsafe appliances and carbon monoxide or gas leaks. That has led to lost trading hours (14%), lost revenue (11%) and […]

£3.3m Scottish fund for hydrogen buses

The Scottish Government today announced a £3.3million funding for a hydrogen bus fleet in Aberdeen. The first phase of the project will include 10 hydrogen fuel-cell buses, which will apparently produce zero local emissions. Scottish & Southern Energy Power Distribution (SSEPD) will develop an integrated ‘whole hydrogen’ system, using wind energy to produce and store […]

ENA call for carbon monoxide alarm improvement

The Energy Networks Association has given its support to a campaign after a report from a parliamentary inquiry revealed that 50 people die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning. ENA Chief Executive David Smith welcomed the report: “The recommendations from this report are very important and point to the need for increased support and cooperation […]