Global pollution killing nine million people a year

Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths a year worldwide, with the UK having one of the worst records of pollution deaths in Europe. A damning new report from the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health reveals pollution is the largest environmental cause of disease and premature deaths, responsible for 16% of all deaths […]

IEA: Global energy emissions flat for third year

Global energy-related carbon emissions were flat for the third consecutive year in 2016. That’s despite the growth in global economy, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). It was the result of growing renewable power generation, switches from coal to natural gas, improvements in energy efficiency as well as structural changes in the economy. The […]