Governments and investors ‘will waste $600bn if they continue too invest in new coal’

A new report from Carbon Tracker says new investments in coal power must end immediately to minimise the risk of stranded assets

The world is ‘way off track to hitting either the 1.5°C or 2°C Paris Agreement targets’

António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, has warned ‘time is fast running out’

Climate change ‘could cost global economy nearly $10tn by 2050’

A new report warns nature losses and environmental damage need to be rapidly reversed in order to avoid severe financial losses across multiple vital sectors

Climate threats top chart of global concerns for 2020

The World Economic Forum says politicians must work to avoid economic and political polarisation and instead encourage collective efforts to tackle environmental issues

Majority of Europeans want stricter measures on air quality

In a new survey, more than half of 27,000 respondents said households, car manufacturers, energy producers, farmers and public authorities are not doing enough to tackle air pollution

European Parliament declares climate emergency

EU lawmakers have voted in favour of the symbolic move ahead of the UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid in early December

Bristol’s polluted air ‘is killing five people every week’

That’s the alarming finding reached in a new study from King’s College London, which examined how particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide contribute to health conditions such as asthma, heart disease, cancer and strokes

Guest Blog: Duncan Everett – If you don’t know is it your fault?

Nobody wants to fail but often the fear of failure can get in the way of success. So how do you break the ‘better to do nothing than fail’ barrier?

Extreme air pollution ‘could cut 21 years off your life’

A new report suggests particulate matter is particular dangerous, as tiny particles can “easily penetrate lung passageways” and cause “significant cardiovascular, cerebrovascular and respiratory damage”

Oil and gas infrastructure ‘is putting unborn children at risk’

The University of Colorado suggests pregnant women living in close proximity to gas wells and oil refineries could have up to a 70% greater chance of giving birth to babies with congenital heart defects