Pollution News

Groundbreaking emissions-free battery recycling solutions

ACE Green Recycling is pioneering emissions-free battery recycling to build a circular economy for battery materials. The success of the global push towards electrification of...

Improving the UK’s space sustainability with a new plan

Science Minister George Freeman has launched a new plan for space sustainability, a raft of measures which will demonstrate the UK’s commitment, ambition, and...

Are biogas and biomethane supply chains eco-friendly?

Researchers from Imperial College London have revealed that biogas and biomethane supply chains may not be as environmentally friendly as originally thought. Scientists have acknowledged...

Total GHG emissions from LNG carriers measured for the first time

A research team from Queen Mary University of London is the first to demonstrate the possibility of measuring total GHG emissions from LNG carriers. Furthering...

Novel exhaust catalyst concept to eradicate smog

Scientists from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) expect to eliminate smog with a novel exhaust catalyst concept. The best combination of metals...

Realising the COP26 climate pledges ahead of COP27

The COP26 President is participating in two climate events to push for countries to realise the climate pledges made in Glasgow before COP27. This week,...

Overcoming psychological barriers to electric vehicle adoption

Researchers at the University of Geneva have studied the psychological barriers to electric vehicle adoption, finding that underestimating battery autonomy is a significant obstacle...

£18.9m funding to help reach the UK’s net zero targets

Nine new projects at research facilities and centres at UK universities will help the UK to reduce carbon emissions...

On the road to achieving climate neutral road traffic

Researchers in Switzerland have made significant progress towards achieving climate neutral road traffic with novel study. At present, road traffic is accountable for over 30%...

Global experts meet to discuss plastic pollution crisis

Industry leaders and academic experts are set to attend an event at the Global Plastics Policy Centre to analyse current policies and discuss the...

Novel report shows climate action must be taken now

A comprehensive Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicates that further climate action is crucial to mitigating the impacts of global...

Tackling the plastic pollution crisis at the first annual World Plastics Summit

A consortium of scientists from around the world will come together to help tackle the global plastic pollution crisis at the first annual World...

Pollution

Pollution can be simply defined as the contamination of an environment. The term pollution encompasses everything from plastic in our oceans to excess CO2 in our atmosphere to unnatural light. Not only does pollution harm the health and wellbeing of mammals, but it can also destroy plant life.

Foreign, polluting substances disturb the natural harmony of the Earth’s ecosystems, destroying habitats, contaminating drinking water and eliminating food sources.