Aether creates ‘carbon negative diamonds made from captured CO2’

The start-up captures excess carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and converts it into precious stones

London records nearly 100% drop in illegal air pollution peaks since 2016

The Mayor’s Office notes before Sadiq Khan came into power, London’s air exceeded the hourly legal limit for nitrogen dioxide for more than 4,000 hours

Is Hanson’s new range of asphalt able to cut air pollution?

The heavy building materials supplier claims its new product is able to reduce specific toxic gases and particulate matter from asphalt mixes by an average of 40% compared to conventional bitumen

Bristol could become first city in UK to ban diesel vehicles

Bristol City Council’s Cabinet has proposed to establish a Clean Air Zone in a “small area” of the city, in order to deliver the ‘fastest possible improvement in air quality’

Air pollution levels in the US on the rise since 2016

New research suggests a 5.5% increase in toxic air between 2016 and 2018 is already having significant health implications

Diwali fireworks cause New Delhi air pollution to spike to record levels

The Central Pollution Control Board said parts of the Indian capital saw the air quality index reach ‘severe’ levels on Monday morning

Spikes in air pollution send hundreds of extra people to hospital across UK

A new report highlights that on days with low air quality, the number of people hospitalised by heart attacks, strokes and asthma significantly rises

Two-thirds of UK public back limiting air travel to tackle climate change

Around 62% of people questioned in a new poll said addressing climate change requires a ‘high’ or ‘extremely high’ level of urgency

Blenheim Palace to open transport hub to slash emissions

The move is expected to benefit the environment, improve air quality and reduce potential damage to the UNESCO World Heritage Site

Polluting dust from car tyres and brakes ‘needs addressing’

The government’s Air Quality Expert Group says tiny plastic fragments from tyres, roads and brake blocks can damage the lungs and will ultimately be washed into waterways