‘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

‘More than 11,000 deaths avoided in Europe due to cleaner air during the lockdown’

Reduced fossil fuel consumption during the epidemic has also resulted in 6,000 fewer new cases of asthma in children and 600 fewer preterm births, according to a new study

Winch Energy launches renewable-powered mobile clinic

The customisable mobile facility is a quick-to-install, customisable and scalable mobile device that can accommodate up to 48 beds at maximum capacity

Bloom Energy builds fuel-cell microgrids for hospitals in California

The company says the servers will reduce air pollution by more than 99% compared with existing combustion-based power generation sources

‘New global temperature record could occur in next five years’

The World Meteorological Organisation suggests sustained climate action is needed to limit damage to the environment

Veolia produces hand sanitiser for waste and energy workers

The company has been using its own specialist laboratory facilities in Ellesmere Port to manufacture the sanitiser

Tata Power to supply face masks to migrant workers in India

The Dhaaga initiative has supplied more than 120,000 face masks to bridge a shortage faced during the Covid-19 crisis