Countries consider banning ‘forever chemicals’ to curb pollution

Forever chemicals don’t break down in either the environment or human bodies and can be found in a range of daily products

A Welsh £30bn net zero plan

Close to 40 different firms have all committed to hitting net zero by 2040, releasing a plan of how to make this happen

Plankton’s secret climate story…

What can plankton reveal about human-induced marine pollution?

Slovakia secures €459m to support coal phase out by 2023

The EU funds will support a ‘fair transition’ for the country’s metals and chemicals industries in the Upper Nitra, Košice and Banská Bystrica regions towards climate neutrality

Czechia to receive €1.64bn in EU grants to phase out coal by 2033

It will support the country’s efforts to ensure a ‘fair transition’ to climate neutrality

Shell chemical plant could hit net zero by 2032

This is with the help of green hydrogen and carbon capture technology

‘Reusable plastic bottles release hundreds of chemicals’

Tap water stored in plastic bottles contains countless unidentified chemicals, a new study has found

Net Hero Podcast – Hair today, recycle tomorrow?

What happens to your hair once it leaves your head and what about the chemicals?

Renewable materials and energy – the answer to net zero plastics?

A new report suggests zero-emission plastics are a possibility and the only thing halting progress ‘is the will’

Chemical waste: the dark side of hairdressers?

If businesses dispose of chemicals in their sinks they would incur heavy fines – but are hairdressers an exception to the rule?