Forget fast food – air pollution could be causing childhood obesity

A new study suggests nitrogen dioxide emissions could lead to health issues other than lung problems

Air pollution pumps up the risk of heart attacks

A new report from the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants outlines a range of cardiovascular risks

‘Noise may mean air pollution risks are overstated’

A new study suggests the supposed dangers of noise pollution and harmful emissions may be conflated

Air pollution triggers 33m asthma-related hospital visits every year

A new report suggests ozone and particulate matter cause a high proportion of asthma emergencies

‘Nearly all humans polluted with plastic’

A new study shows these particles enter the body via plastic packaging on food and the consumption of fish

Sustainability ‘needed to deliver an NHS fit for the future’

Around 92% of NHS Estate Managers believe procurement departments are ignoring sustainability

Smiting smog ‘could save Europe €183bn by 2025’

InnoEnergy and Deloitte call for nations and cities to adopt innovative technologies to clean the air

UK’s oil and gas sector steps up safety

Oil & gas UK says the number of reported incidents last year was the lowest on record

Offshore wind sector keeps safety nailed down as growth gusts forward

The industry saw fewer incidents reported in 2017 than the year before, despite many more hours worked

Europe’s urban air pollution ‘as unhealthy as smoking’

Spending a long weekend in Istanbul or Prague could have the same health impacts as smoking up to four cigarettes