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  • Building a lower-carbon construction industry

    Key ideas for reducing the carbon footprint of buildings, from blueprint to build and beyond. By Dominic Burbridge, Senior Client Manager, Carbon Trust Advisory Carbon reduction is a complex challenge for all organisations, not least those in the construction industry. Taking a cradle-to-grave view of the construction sector value chain means considering all aspects of the design, construction, ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • A new leaf turns in carbon science

    A new insight into global photosynthesis, the chemical process governing how ocean and land plants absorb and release carbon dioxide, has been revealed in research that will assist scientists to more accurately assess future climate change. In a paper published today in Nature, a team of US, Dutch and Australian scientists have estimated that the global rate of photosynthesis, the ...

  • Calgon Carbon Names New CFO

    PITTSBURGH, PA — July 14, 2010 — Calgon Carbon (NYSE: CCC) announced today that Stevan R. Schott (47) has been named vice president, chief financial officer, effective immediately. He will have responsibility for all corporate financial functions. Mr. Schott replaces Leroy M. Ball (42) who has accepted a position with another company, effective September 1, 2010. In the interim, Mr. ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • New insights into carbon emissions in China

    Original story at MIT News New research takes a look at whether policies can curtail the growth of harmful greenhouse gases. Researchers from MIT and Tsinghua University in Beijing are collaborating to bring new insights into how China — now the world’s largest emitter of carbon ...

  • 2010 Olympics can be carbon neutral

    The 2010 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games could achieve carbon neutrality through a comprehensive greenhouse gas management plan that includes the use of carbon offsets, notes the David Suzuki Foundation in a report released on January 24. The report, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The perfect solution for air purification...

    Health and safety legislation demands that air quality is monitored in laboratories where solvents, acids and other chemicals are used. Most of the hazards encountered are contained within a fume cabinet but there are also low level contaminants that do not require containment in a cabinet but make the air inside the laboratory tainted. Halo has been designed by Erlab to ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Tackling air pollution in China

    Original story at MIT News A recent study estimates that about 1.6 million people in China die each year — roughly 4,000 a day — from heart, lung, and stroke disorders due to poor air quality. Most of the nation’s ...

  • Vote now “active cities, healthy cities!” online contest

    Online contest raises awareness about the public health benefits of sustainable urban development and transport in Latin America and Caribbean. A new online competition, “Active Cities, Healthy Cities”, was launched today to raise awareness of cities in Latin America and the Caribbean dedicated to sustainable ...

  • CDTSC and EPA Hold Public Workshop on State and Federal Nanomaterial Activities

    On September 22, 2010, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (CDTSC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held a public workshop on state and federal nanomaterial activities. During the workshop, CDTSC and EPA discussed the results of California's data call-in (DCI) for carbon nanotubes (CNT), its plans for future DCIs, and EPA's efforts related to CNTs. More ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Calgon Carbon awarded contract for mercury removal

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (CCC: NYSE) announced that it has been awarded a contract by a major U.S. power generator to supply FLUEPAC® activated carbon to remove mercury from the flue gas of a coal-fired power plant in the Midwest. The value of the contract is approximately $10.0 million. Under terms of the contract, Calgon Carbon will be the sole supplier of activated carbon to the plant from ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Epcon Seeking Companies in the Carbon Credit Market

    Epcon has been in the business of manufacturing, selling, and developing patented technologies relevant to thermal oxidizers and regenerative thermal oxidizers since 1976, long before Climate Change was widely accepted as the theory its become. But as environmental concerns have steadily been mounting, the efficiency technologies comprising our oxidizers have also been steadily improving. ...


    By Epcon Industrial Systems, LP

  • Wigan UK leads the way in carbon technology

    Chemviron Carbon, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of activated carbons, has made a substantial investment to further develop its Ashton-in-Makerfield (Wigan, Lancashire UK) site, as part of a major European investment programme. The newly installed state-of-the-art facility, located next to the company’s European Research and Development Centre, will operate round the clock ...

  • Carbon dioxide levels reach milestone at Arctic sites

    The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of Barrow, Alaska, reached 400 parts per million (ppm) this spring, according to NOAA measurements, the first time a monthly average measurement for the greenhouse gas attained the 400 ppm mark in a remote location. Carbon dioxide (CO2), emitted by fossil fuel combustion and other human activities, is the most significant greenhouse gas ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ERA Carbon Offsets Announces Resignation of Director

    ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: ESR) reports that Stuart McNeill has resigned as a director of the Company. The Board of Directors would like to thank him for his services to the Company. On Behalf of the Board of Directors, Robert Falls, Ph.D., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer About ERA Carbon Offsets Ltd. A pioneer in forest ...


  • Carbon emissions trading in the United States – an update

    The report Carbon Emissions Trading in the United States, written by Barbara Hendrickson, Virginia Huang and Marty Venalainen and published by McMillan Binch Mendelsohn LLP, is a detailed discussion and overview of the US carbon market. The report discusses the evolution of emissions trading in the United States, its current ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Olansi Air Purifier–The Top 10 Best China Air Cleaner And Air Purification Manufacturer Introduce The Function Of Air Purifiers

    Olansi Healthcare Co., Ltd(Guangzhou Olans Water Treatment Equipments Co. Ltd) is a professiona whole home air purifier manufacturer producing negative ion air purifier,active carbon home purifier,hepa air purifier,antibacterial air ...


    By Olansi healthcare Co., Ltd

  • Calgon Carbon awarded contract by PUB Singapore

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced that it has been awarded a contract by PUB, Singapore's National Water Agency, to supply 5.7 million pounds of granular activated carbon (GAC) to the Johor River Waterworks (Johor) for drinking water treatment. The GAC will replace the existing activated carbon that Calgon Carbon had also provided. Calgon Carbon was selected over three other ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Low carbon shipping - next generation energy systems

    With the increasingly strict requirements of maritime emissions regulations in numerous international jurisdictions, and the recent sharp global increase in energy costs, ship energy management and efficiency has never before carried such economic significance for marine equipment suppliers and shipbuilders, as well as vessel owners and fleet operators. Ricardo has been actively involved in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Calgon Carbon Settles ADA-ES Lawsuit

    Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with ADA-ES, Inc. (ADA-ES) pursuant to which Calgon Carbon will pay ADA-ES $7.2 million in return for the satisfaction of the $12.0 million adverse judgment against Calgon Carbon on July 29, 2010 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania in Calgon Carbon Corp. v. ...


    By Calgon Carbon Corporation

  • Biofilters cut old landfill carbon footprint

    Researchers in the US are testing biofilter systems as a viable alternative to releasing methane from passive landfill vents into the atmosphere. The technology could reduce the overall impact of old landfills on global warming. Details are reported in the current issue of the International Journal of Environmental Engineering. Organic matter rotting in smaller, old landfill sites generates a ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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