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%.

EU publishes expert advice to help energy intensive sectors reach net zero

The experts stress all industries ‘need to create markets for climate-neutral and circular products’ by making more strategic use of public procurement to select sustainable products and services

Businesses responsible for 752m tonnes of emissions set science based targets

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) suggests by meeting their science-based targets, the 285 businesses will eliminate 265 million tonnes of emissions from their operations, equivalent to a 35% reduction

Two-thirds of major transport firms ‘still not aligned with the Paris Agreement’

A new report stresses the sector must significantly step up climate ambition to match global climate obligations once they are ‘ratcheted up’ at COP25 in 2020

Logistics firm Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG commits to net zero by 2040

The business also plans to halve its absolute carbon dioxide emissions by 2030 compared to the figures from 2018

Playing sounds of a healthy coral reef ‘can attract fish back to damaged areas’

That’s according to a new study led by the University of Exeter, which notes fish are able to assist in reef recovery

Eco-packaging firm PALLITE plants 2,000 trees

It provided the trees to conservation charity Trees for Life, which is working to save Scotland’s ancient Caledonian Forest and the wildlife that lives in it

You might consider yourself green, but what about your toothpaste?

A Kickstarter project called NOICE is offering a natural and refillable toothpaste offering to reduce pollution and landfill waste

Three-quarters of Brits want government to do more to support renewables

More than two-thirds believe the government should be responsible for tackling climate change and reaching net zero

Climate change’s coastal damage ‘could cost UK £12bn a year by 2050’

That’s the warning from the WWF, which highlights that this figure is equivalent to around 0.8% of GDP