The Biggest Fall in Carbon Emissions Since WW2 Could Be Short-Lived

Experts warn that without structural change, emissions declines caused by coronavirus could be short-lived as economies get back to normal. * Emissions have to peak in 2020 to hit climate goals * Experts differ on likely impact of the coronavirus * Only lasting downward trend will curb climate change Carbon …

Solar Geoengineering Could Be ‘Remarkably Inexpensive’ – Report

Cooling the Earth by injecting sun-blocking particles into the stratosphere could be “remarkably inexpensive”, according to the most detailed engineering analysis to date. The fear of a rogue nation or military force unilaterally taking control of the global climate is unfounded, the researchers added, as the many thousands of high-altitude …

Air pollution: Benefits of cycling and walking outweigh harms – study

The health benefits of cycling and walking outweigh the harmful effects of air pollution, a study has suggested.  Air pollution contributes to 40,000 early deaths each year in the UK and we gulp in more of it when we exercise.  On the other hand, regular exercise reduces the risk of …