‘More than 1,300 locations in the UK still breaching air pollution limits’

Exposure levels up to 144% above the annual average air target, according to Friends of the Earth

‘Millions could see their lives cut short by five years on average because of air pollution’

Almost a quarter of the global population lives in four countries in South Asia that are among the world’s most polluted, according to a new report

German research rules the roast with low carbon BBQ tech

A new innovation is said to be able to reduce the amount of exhaust fumes generated by barbecues by 90%

Half of the world’s population ‘exposed to increasing air pollution’

Scientists say the main sources of fine particulate matter air pollution include the inefficient use of energy by households, industry, the agriculture and transport sectors and coal-fired power plants

IKEA’s charity arm powers Indian hospital with solar energy

This is a part of a $2.3 million programme, which aims to help rural hospitals in India and East Africa access to sustainable and reliable sources of power

Majority of UK waste bins ‘contain dangerous used PPE’

That’s the suggestion from clinical waste collection company Business Waste, which suggests up to 80% of domestic and business bins contain possibly hazardous COVID-19-contaminated rubbish

‘Climate change should be added to death certificates’

Soaring heat has been responsible for at least 50 times more deaths than recorded on Australian death certificates, according to a survey

‘World’s first portable solar-powered purifier filters 99.99% of pathogens from water’

GoSun says the “Flow” device is small enough to fit into a backpack and can enable the user to purify water, set up a sink or even have a shower

SimpliPhi Power builds clean energy microgrid for Covid-19 hospital in migrant camp

Batteries combined with photovoltaics provide power for the pop-up clinic at a migrant camp of 3,000 asylum seekers in Mexico

‘Don’t recycle coronavirus masks and gloves’

The Confederation of Paper Industries reports an increasing amount of PPE in recycling, which it notes can prove harmful to workers