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European Union emission inventory report 1990–2013 under the UNECE Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (LRTAP)

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jul. 2, 2015)

This document is the annual European Union (EU) emission inventory report to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (CLRTAP) (UNECE, 1979). The report and its accompanying data constitute the official submission by the European Commission (EC) on behalf of the EU as a Party to ...

Airbus CEO talks about emissions, innovation and more

by Associated Press  (Jul. 16, 2015)

These are heady times for the commercial-aircraft business at Airbus and Boeing, as airlines place huge orders for new planes. Each is working on more fuel-efficient aircraft to satisfy airlines that want lower fuel bills and regulators who want lower emissions from aircraft. Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders spoke last month to an aviation conference ...

The Right Mix for Clean Air

by Sulzer Ltd  (Jul. 7, 2015)

Reducing air pollution is an increasingly important topic all around the world. Many governments—also in developing countries—set new limits for emissions such as nitrogen oxides in flue gas. Sulzer offers advanced mixing technology for flue gas cleaning. The installation in a large power plant shows that these high-performance ...

Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

by Europa Press Room  (Jul. 15, 2015)

1. Why has the Commission proposed today a revision of EU ETS? The European Commission has presented a legislative proposal to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) in line with the 2030 climate and energy policy framework agreed by the EU leaders in October 2014. The proposal is an integral part of the work on achieving a resilient Energy ...

Time to address the air pollution control residue problem

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jul. 13, 2015)

The incineration of municipal solid waste is gaining increasing importance in the UK, especially as the burning of waste can be used to generate energy, providing a more sustainable solution to our waste problem by diverting it from landfill sites. An issue with incineration is that some of our waste contains hazardous chemicals such as chlorine ...

Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

by Associated Press  (Jul. 21, 2015)

The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel. They have no other choice. As people in countries such as China, India and Indonesia get wealthier they are ...

Odour Control In Sewage Treatment Plants - Case Study

by Bioconservacion SA  (Jul. 21, 2015)

Controlling the emission of unpleasant smells in sewage treatment plants is a priority objective for plant managers in ensuring the welfare of their workers and minimising the impact of such facilities on the surrounding area. Bioconservacion has the solution for dealing with the emission of ...

Eionet priority data flows, May 2014 - April 2015

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Jul. 6, 2015)

Overall approach for scoring The evaluation of the overall country performance is based on simple scoring rules: for each data flow, the maximum score is 3 points and the minimum score is – 1 point (see the detailed evaluation criteria on pages 8–17 in this report). Scores from all priority data flow areas are summed up for each ...

Sustainable desalination: environmental approaches

by IDE Technologies  (Jun. 24, 2015)

Abstract The environmental issues of possible concern during construction and operation of desalination plants (mainly large-scale facilities) include impacts that are common to many coastal development projects (e.g. land use and aesthetic impacts), as well as specific impacts associated with the elements of the desalination system and auxiliary ...

Achieving a cleaner, more sustainable and healthier future

by DelAgua Group  (Jun. 29, 2015)

In 2009, as countries prepared to negotiate a global climate treaty in Copenhagen, Denmark, the front cover of the first Lancet Commission on health and climate change issued a stark warning: “Climate change is the greatest health threat of the 21st Century”. This warning was not heeded: the overall agreement fell short of ...

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