Pollution and Health

News

01 Feb 2016

Microplastics pollution in the Arctic and its effects on ecosystems, human health and ice formation and melting are the subject of a newly launched IUCN research project.

25 Jan 2016

City’s residents, many of whom live in poverty, fear consequences to their children in Michigan town where life has changed immeasurably

21 Jan 2016

An SEI study shows a large share of climate action in cities is likely to work best with leadership and policy support from higher levels of government.

Multimedia

16 Nov 2016

Malnutrition, disease, spending on health are all linked to the need for better sanitation in our living conditions.

Studies & Presentations

07 Sep 2016

A new report from The World Bank Group, CLASP, and Carbon Trust, A Greener Path to Competitiveness offers recommendations and guidance on how companies and countries can stay competitive while implementing more climate-friendly technologies and strategies.

25 Aug 2016

On the 25th February 2016, in London, IIED and partners hosted a conference to help build a new policy agenda for integrating the informal economy into inclusive green growth and sustainable development. It was titled ‘The biggest ‘private sector’: what place for the informal economy in green and inclusive growth?’ and featured speakers from research, policy and practice, including from Brazil, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia and South Africa.