Online retailer helps Italian Red Cross out with fleet of EVs

The volunteered vehicles will support the delivery of food and essential supplies to the elderly and other socially isolated local communities

NHS Trust to save £1.2m a year with trio of new energy measures

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust plans to install a CHP plant, implement an LED lighting upgrade and convert fuel sources from heavy fuel oil to gas

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

New energy deal to see more than a tenth of NHS estate go 100% renewable

NHS Property Services, which makes up around 11% of the NHS, has announced new energy contracts with British Gas Business and Corona

NHS to step up climate action and drive towards net zero future

The health and care system in England is currently responsible for between 4% and 5% of the country’s total carbon footprint and the NHS itself notes climate change and harmful air pollution are inextricably linked

Biotech firm Gilead Sciences commits to 25% emissions reductions by 2025

The company has set out a plan that includes procuring renewable energy and installing energy efficiency technologies

Energy sector steps towards better mental wellbeing with EnergyMind

The new charity is dedicated to creating a positive culture around the issue of mental health

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

Not your cup of tea! Study finds tea bags shed billions of microplastic particles

Researchers found a single plastic tea bag at brewing temperature could release around 11.6bn microplastic and 3.1bn nanoplastic particles into a cup

Battery groups charge towards greener production and recycling

International industry groups have signed a binding memorandum of cooperation to improve global health, safety and environmental performance in the lead battery supply chain