UK and South Africa strike climate health deal

Nine research institutions will collaborate on climate change and its impacts on health

AstraZeneca commits to net zero by 2045

The company’s CEO said it was on track to achieve this at COP27

Big pharma chiefs join forces for emissions reductions

They are partnering through a taskforce launched at COP26 last year, which aims to tackle emissions across patient care, clinical trials and supply chains

Iraqi minister says gas flaring has increased cancer

The Environment Minister has accepted that flaring in Basra is linked with increases of leukaemia in the region

New 7.3MW solar array to power part of MSD’s Irish site

It will help reduce the company’s carbon footprint by 2,336 tonnes every year and support its 2025 carbon-neutral goal

Chinese COVID tests caused 5.4m tonnes of GHG emissions

This is the carbon footprint of more than 9bn tests taken in two years

DSM aims for 100% renewable energy globally by 2030

It already sourced 77% of power from green sources by the end of June 2022

Walking and cycling get £12.7m wheel-up

Regions across the UK will benefit from new infrastructure and schemes to cut air pollution

Britain faces “humanitarian crisis”, NHS bosses warn

The NHS Confederation has urged the government to take urgent action to help people with soaring energy bills

Leeds Hospital commits to net zero by 2030

More than £300k has been invested in cutting its carbon footprint