reducing emissions Articles

  • Making money by reducing emissions

    Efforts to reduce emissions are really about changing companies’ behavior. Pressure on companies from various activist groups combined with daily headlines in national and international media are driving various agendas among federal, state and local regulators. The current financial crisis does not appear to have lessened this pressure, rather the opposite. Compliance is now a must; ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • Reducing Emissions Through Gas to Liquids Technology

    Gas to Liquids is a term that we are starting to hear more often, but what does it mean? Global Emissions Management looks at the need for new sources of transportation fuel, investigates current and planned activity in this key new technology area, and examines its impact on ...

  • Making money by reducing emissions

    Efforts to reduce emissions are really about changing companies' behavior. Pressure on companies from various activist groups combined with daily headlines in national and international media are driving various agendas among federal, state and local regulators. The current financial crisis does not appear to have lessened this pressure, rather the opposite. Compliance is now a must; ...


    By VisionMonitor Software, LLC

  • Reducing emissions via the use of electrical discharge techniques

    Abstract This report reviews the current use of electrical discharge techniques in air pollution control. The recent development of non-thermal plasma techniques in pollutant control technology has been driven by national and international legislation. Fundamental ideas behind this new technology are discussed and various methods of increasing the energy efficiency of the ...

  • Decreased metal accumulation in passerines as a result of reduced emissions

    Technological advances in industrial processes have resulted in reduced atmospheric emissions from metal industries all over the globe, but the response of the environment is not well known. The authors studied metal (As, Cd, Cu, Ni, Pb, and Se) accumulation in passerine birds (pied flycatcher, Ficedula hypoleuca, and great tit, Parus major) following almost 20 years of reduced metal emissions ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Peatlands in Indonesia National REDD+ Strategy

    In a unilateral effort, Indonesia committed to voluntarily reduce its GHG emissions by 2020 with 26% compared to a business as usual scenario. If assistance from foreign countries is made available, this target will be increased to up to 41%. In the draft National REDD+ Strategy (issued for public consultation on August 18, 2011), the Indonesian Government has identified peatland conservation ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Case study - Coating company reduces emissions and operating costs

    The Coated Products Division of Brady Corporation, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has purchased its’ third oxidizer system from Anguil Environmental Systems, also a Milwaukee based company.  Brady Corp. has long been committed to pollution prevention and emission reduction programs but the coating facility has implemented a new initiative, energy-efficient emission control.  By teaming ...

  • Plants at the Pump - Biofuels, Climate Change, and Sustainability

    There is no shortage of options and suggestions for how to address climate change. The more difficult task is determining which solutions, or mix of solutions, will reduce greenhouse gas emissions on the scale of what is needed to avoid disastrous climate change impacts. In the face of rapidly developing economies, population growth, and rising energy demand, it is clear that technology ...

  • The impact of actuation developments on fugitive emissions

    Efforts are being made worldwide to reduce emissions from industrial activity - from vehicles to virtually every manufactured product - led by policies and then by the products that lower or eliminate emission levels as demanded by the general public. Manufacturers are committed to investing in innovation and technology to make processes more efficient, modern, economical and environmentally ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2007

    The latest projections from pre-2004 EU Member States (EU-15) show that the EU-15 can meet, and may even overachieve, its 2008–2012 Kyoto target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 8 % below 1990 levels if Member States implement now all additional policies being planned. Based on Member States projections, existing domestic policies and measures will reduce EU-15 greenhouse gas emissions by a ...

  • Federalism in the greenhouse: Defining a role for states in a federal cap-and-trade program

    Defining a role for states within a federal cap-and-trade program will require balancing the benefits of preserving states’ ability to innovate and spur emissions reductions with the challenges that state-by-state regulation may create for some businesses. Finding the approach that draws on the unique strengths of each level of government will help ensure a more effective nationwide ...

  • Alcoa Brazil improves efficiency and reduces emissions with Xp3 Fuel Additive

    Uses Xp3 in 3 of their plants in Brazil in furnaces that melt down aluminum to improve efficiency and reduce emissions. A global leader in lightweight metals technology, engineering and manufacturing, Alcoa innovates multi-material solutions that advance our world. Their technologies enhance transportation, from automotive and commercial transport to air and space travel, and improve industrial ...


    By Xp3 Canada

  • The European Community`s initial report under the Kyoto Protocol

    This EEA report constitutes the main part of the European Community's submission of its initial report to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The report establishes the assigned amount for the European Community (EU-15), and demonstrates its capacity to account for its emissions and assigned amount for the first commitment period under the Kyoto ...

  • Effect of water seal on reducing 1,3-Dichloropropene emissions from different soil textures

    Received for publication February 19, 2008. Soil physical conditions can affect diffusion, environmental fate, and efficacy of fumigants in soil disinfestation treatments. Water seals (applying water using sprinklers to soil following fumigation) can effectively reduce fumigant emissions from sandy loam soils. Soil column studies compared the effectiveness of water seals in reducing ...

  • Greenhouse gas emission trends and projections in Europe 2006

    The latest projections from pre-2004 EU Member States (EU-15) show that greenhouse gas emissions could be brought down to 8.0 % below 1990 levels by 2010. If all existing and planned domestic policy measures are implemented and Kyoto mechanisms as well as carbon sinks are used, the EU-15 will reach its Kyoto Protocol target. This projection relies on figures from several Member States which ...

  • Reduce Emissions and Odors with Shand & Jurs’ Expanda-Seal

    With reducing emissions having an increased importance, Shand & Jurs offers Expanda-Seal™ technology. Expanda-Seal™ is a patented seal on pressure relief devices that will significantly reduce emissions and odors in every process environment imaginable while also saving valuable product.  While industry standards have a tested leakage rate of 1 SCFH ...

  • Options to Reduce Nitrous Oxide Emissions

    This study assesses nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions in the EU and strategies to control them. It considers in detail options for reducing emissions from the agricultural and chemical sectors, and emissions from combustion processes, and assesses their cost-effectiveness and potential reductions, which could be achieved. The study also makes projections of N2O emissions up to 2020 under a ‘business ...

  • Climate Summit 2014 in NYC today

    Today, 23 September 2014, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has gathered together world leaders at the Climate Summit 2014 in New York to incluence and promote specific actions in the field of climate. He has asked these leaders to bring bold actions to reduce emissions, ...


    By TECAM

  • EU emissions reduction strategy

    The task To work with ECOFYS in the Netherlands and NTUA in ...


    By Ricardo-AEA

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