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  • Verdantix announces smart vendors of Carbon Management Software

    Firms and large public sector organizations face increasing pressure from energy costs and climate change regulations to measure, manage and analyze energy and carbon dioxide emissions data. To resolve this cost and compliance challenge a new report from Verdantix, the independent business research firm, highlights ten “Smart Vendors” that offer software solutions for carbon ...


    By Verdantix Ltd

  • Building Lower Carbon Cities - Lafarge Takes Action

    Lafarge Canada Inc, Natural Resources Canada, the Queen's Institute for Energy and Environmental Policy and Carbon Management Canada have announced plans to join forces and are investing more than $8 million to develop innovative solutions to power Lafarge Canada's cement plant in Bath, Ontario, by re-using local surplus materials as low carbon fuels. This multi-partner initiative intends to ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Shrinking New York City`s carbon footprint

    St. Mary's Recreation Center in the Bronx was the first indoor recreation facility to open in New York City in 1951. Now the aging building is about to receive energy-saving retrofits to fix outdated heating and cooling systems, insufficient ventilation, and windows and doors that leak heat in the winter and cooled air in the summer. The New York City Parks Department facility is just one of the ...

  • Manchester United nets reduction in its carbon footprint

    Tens of thousands of fans; floodlit stadiums and multi-million pound franchises – Premiership football doesn’t immediately spring to mind as the most environmentally friendly business.  However, Manchester United has a vision to be the best Football Club in the World, both on and off the pitch, and has become the 250th company in the UK to net the Carbon Trust Standard for ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Beyond carbon confusion: strategies for real business impact

    At last, good news. For two years running, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported that total global carbon dioxide gas emissions from the energy sector have stalled, levelling off at around 32 billion tonnes per year. Meanwhile, the global economy has grown by just over 3% in each of the past two years – suggesting that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Carbon Trust welcomes new funding to provide loans to businesses and public sector

    Commenting on last Wednesday’s budget, Tom Delay, CEO, Carbon Trust said: “This budget is good news for carbon reduction. Moving forward we will work with Government to ensure that the funding announced delivers maximum carbon impact and good overall value for money for Britain. The Government announcement today to provide the Carbon Trust with an extra £165 million of interest free loans to be ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Loughborough University and ENER-G celebrate low carbon success

    Loughborough University and combined heat and power (CHP) specialist ENER-G www.energ.co.uk/chp have won a major energy industry award for excellence in low carbon energy generation The ENER-G CHP project that powers the main campus and conference centre received the Combined Heat and Power Association’s (CHPA) Campus, Community and Residential Award. ...


    By ENER-G

  • We can meet our low carbon energy goals

    Meeting our low carbon energy targets is a big job but the technologies exist to get the job done. Viewpoint from James Smith, Chair of the Carbon Trust. From the ongoing squabbling over energy you might think that meeting our energy targets was impossible. It's certainly a big job. And we have been slow to get things going as Ofgem's recent analysis of UK energy supply has made clear. But the ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Ofgem consultation “marks a step in carbon capture and storage moving from concept to reality”

    * Energy regulator today launches industry consultation on the potential for future reuse of some natural gas pipelines in Scotland for carbon dioxide transportation as North Sea supplies decline* Consultation part of National Grid’s work to explore the opportunities to apply its expertise and assets in the field of CCS* A  carbon dioxide network would make CCS more practical and economic than ...


    By National Grid PLC

  • New EPA data confirms the need to reduce carbon pollution from power plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a second year of plant-by-plant greenhouse gas emissions data today, showing that power plants remain the largest source of pollution that drives climate change, contributing 2.2 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. Following is a statement from David Doniger, policy director for the Natural Resources Defense Council’s ...

  • Survey: Two in Three Americans endorse setting limits on carbon pollution from power plants that drives climate change

    To help battle climate change, 65 percent of Americans endorse setting limits on dangerous carbon pollution from the nation’s power plants, according to a new national poll conducted for the Natural Resources Defense Council. The poll finds that even 49 percent of Republicans favor the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency establishing standards to curb power plant carbon pollution. The ...

  • EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants

    At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is today (May 2, 2014) releasing the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the ...

  • AEP Places Carbon Capture Commercialization on Hold, Citing Uncertain Status of Climate Policy, Weak Economy

    American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) is terminating its cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy and placing its plans to advance carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technology to commercial scale on hold, citing the current uncertain status of U.S. climate policy and the continued weak economy as contributors to the decision. "We are placing the project on hold until economic ...

  • EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities / Carbon pollution from power plants declines 10 percent from 2010 due to growing use of natural gas

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its third year of greenhouse gas data detailing carbon pollution emissions and trends broken down by industrial sector, greenhouse gas, geographic region, and individual facility. The data, required to be collected annually by Congress, highlight a decrease in greenhouse gas emissions as more utilities switch to cleaner burning ...

  • Non-CO2 emissions should not be overlooked

    A new study by European researchers highlights the important contribution of greenhouse gases (GHGs) other than carbon dioxide to climate change and suggests policy measures to help reduce their impact. The study provides improved estimates of the current GHG balance of Europe, taking nitrous oxide and methane into account. Under the Kyoto Protocol, a number of different gases are recognised as ...

  • PC-5000 Series Wall-Mount Particle/Mass Monitors with Options for TVOCs, CO2, and more.

    GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Shelton, CT, USA introduces a new, branded 6-channel Particulate Meter which optionally incorporates sensors for additional environmental parameters such as Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOCs), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Temperature and Relative Humidity. This wall-mounted monitor, a modified version of the portable PC-4005 introduced last year, ...


    By GrayWolf Sensing Solutions

  • Leading Sensor Manufacturer Targets Construction Industry

    SST Sensing the UKs leading manufacturer and supplier of gas and liquid sensors has launched a new product aimed at the construction industry. Part of SST’s business strategy for 2014 is to target the construction industry, particularly in the public, private and commercial sectors with their ...


    By SST Sensing Ltd

  • Growth of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerating

    CANBERRA, Australia, (ENS) - Global emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide have more than doubled since 1990 and the rate of increase is accelerating, according to new information gathered and analyzed by the Australian government research service. The scientists say this trend, based on data collected over the past 30 years, indicates that recent efforts to ...

  • EPA Publishes 18th Annual U.S. Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 18th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions showing a 1.6 percent decrease in 2011 from the previous year. Recent trends can be attributed to multiple factors including reduced emissions from electricity generation, improvements in fuel efficiency in vehicles with reductions in miles traveled, and ...

  • Bioenergy helps cut greenhouse-gas emissions

    Branches, stalks, and manure are waste no longer; bioenergy is part of the solution to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. A study released by the Green Power Institute, the Renewable Energy Program of the Pacific Institute in Oakland, California, reports that converting forest residues, agricultural and urban biomass waste, and gases from manure and landfills into energy helps reduce our ...


    By Pacific Institute

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