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Individual power stations’ emissions can be identified from a distance

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Sep. 25, 2014)

Air pollutants and greenhouse gases (GHGs) from a coal-fired power station have been correctly identified 12 km away, researchers report in a new US study. Their monitoring method paves the way for a space-based satellite system which can check emissions reported by individual power stations against actual emissions. It is challenging to check the ...

U.S. EPA Approves Carbon Sequestration Permit in Decatur, Illinois

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 26, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved a permit allowing the Archer Daniels Midland Company to inject carbon dioxide deep underground in Decatur, Illinois. This process – known as “carbon sequestration” – is a means of storing carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change. ADM plans to ...

PE’s new Food & Feed Database helps reduce supply chain impacts

by PE International AG  (Sep. 29, 2014)

PE INTERNATIONAL’s new Food & Feed Database will help the industry to improve their sustainability performance to reduce global Greenhouse Gas emissions and other impacts that stem from the production of food. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), agriculture, forestry and land use is an important driver of ...

EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Today (Sep 30, 2014), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its fourth year of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program data, detailing greenhouse gas pollution trends and emissions broken down by industrial sector, geographic region and individual facilities. In 2013, reported emissions from large industrial facilities were 20 million ...

Ineos awarded license for onshore oil and gas exploration

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Sep. 29, 2014)

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has given the go ahead to major chemicals giant Ineos to take a majority share in an onshore oil and gas licence block in Scotland by taking over BG’s interest (51%). The other licensee, Dart is the operator in the block next to the Firth of Forth. Like the rest of the shale industry, Ineos ...

Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders

by Associated Press  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Exxon Mobil issued a report Tuesday that acknowledges the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing but also defends the practice as being better for the environment than other types of energy production and generation. Under pressure from the corporate responsibility group As You Sow, as well as New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and ...

Economic growth and action on climate change can be achieved together

by GLOBE Foundation  (Sep. 16, 2014)

A major new report released by a commission of global leaders finds that governments and businesses can improve economic growth and reduce their carbon emissions together. Rapid technological innovation and new investment in infrastructure are making it possible today to tackle climate change at the same time as improving economic performance. ...

Farmers Urge Cameron To Tackle Climate Change – Rainwater Tanks to Collect Free Water

by Enduramaxx Ltd  (Sep. 19, 2014)

According to the Western Morning News, campaigners, including some farmers, are urging David Cameron to take action at next week’s climate change summit in New York, following widespread flooding and storms that have battered the Westcountry and Somerset earlier in the year. A number of charities back the campaigners, including Christian ...

CDP Report shows the value of climate change opportunities

by PE International AG  (Sep. 23, 2014)

PE INTERNATIONAL took part in the launch of CDP’s report on the climate change disclosures of S&P 500 companies, which took place at the New York Stock Exchange as part of UN Climate Week. PE’s SoFi software was the first solution certified for carbon reporting by CDP and PE has been an accredited CDP Gold Partner since 2009. This ...

Abengoa to take part in the Private Sector Forum on Climate Change organized by the United Nations

by Abengoa  (Sep. 23, 2014)

The company will report on its climate change related initiatives Abengoa has also signed the Caring for Climate Business Leadership Criteria on Carbon Pricing as part of this forum Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and ...

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