Fast fashion: Government rejects advice to tackle environmental impacts

Textile production contributes more to climate change – creating an estimated 1.2bn tonnes of CO2 equivalent every year – than international aviation and shipping combined

New tool evaluates green impacts of power generation

A new tool from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) aims to help evaluate the environmental impacts of various types of electricity. The organisation says by making comparative assessments of different kinds of generation, the Simplified Approach for Estimating Impacts of Electricity Generation (SIMPACTS) tool allows Member States to fulfil their specific energy needs whilst working […]

Apple hints at greener future

Apple hopes to one day stop using mined materials and make its products 100% recyclable. That’s according to the technology giant’s annual environment report, which says the firm is looking into ways to cut out the presence of metals and toxic rare materials such as tungsten, tantalum, gold and cobalt from its devices. The firm […]