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  • ENER-G is highly commended for innovation in CHP emissions reduction

    ENER-G's UK research, development, engineering and manufacturing teams have designed and developed  a new range of 'ultra-low' NOx Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems.   The technology is achieving emissions levels five times lower than the most widely accepted limit ...


    By ENER-G

  • Indirect carbon emissions and why they matter

    Viewpoint from Hugh Jones, Managing Director of Carbon Trust Advisory Services According to our recent research, a combination of regulation and consumer demand means that 93% of multinational companies are now taking steps to address carbon emissions ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Office-related carbon emissions surge

    The office is becoming a major driver of climate change. Despite ongoing efforts to improve energy efficiency in the workplace, the world's growing reliance on the Internet is leading to a rapid increase in greenhouse gas emissions. The energy required to power all the world's computers, data storage, and communications networks is expected to double by 2020, according to a new McKinsey & Company ...

  • Novel Carbon Capture Solvent Begins Pilot-Scale Testing for Emissions Control

    Pilot-scale testing of an advanced technology for economically capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) from flue gas has begun at the National Carbon Capture Center (NCCC) in Wilsonville, Ala. Under a cooperative ...

  • Novinda Introduces a New Non-Carbon Solid Reagent for Mercury Emission Control

    Novinda Corp. announces the availability of a new generation of ...


    By Novinda Corp.

  • Emission Control - Geoengineering to remove Carbon Dioxide from the Air

    The notion of global warming was first mooted by French scientist and mathematician Joseph Fourier in 1824 and discovered by John Tyndall in 1860, he and later, Svante Arrhenius, pinned down the mechanisms. It is perhaps deceived wisdom that Arrhenius was the first to suggest that Sweden might once again be able to grow tropical fruit, such as bananas with a little geo-engineering, but Alexander ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Taking Control of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    Three-quarters of the world’s annual emissions of greenhouse gases are now limited by national targets, according to a new study published today by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of Economics and Political Science. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Black Carbon Emissions Cut 90% in California

    In a first-of-its kind study examining the impact black carbon has on climate in California, researchers found the state's efforts to reduce air pollution, particularly from diesel engines, has cut black carbon concentrations by 90% since 1966. This has happened without any noticeable disruption to the lives of the citizens of California, but with tremendous benefits to their health, as well as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Morgan Stanley recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project for leadership in carbon emissions mitigation

    Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that it has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 551 institutional investors with $71 trillion in assets, for the action it is taking to reduce emissions and mitigate the risks of climate change. CDP has included Morgan Stanley in its Carbon Performance Leadership Index (CPLI). This index highlights companies within the ...

  • UN calls for tougher carbon emission targets for aviation

    The UN calls for the aviation industry to improve fuel efficiency by 2% a year to 2020, reports EnvidoThe UN aviation authority, the ICAO, has agreed to halve carbon emissions from aviation by 2050.The International Air Transport Association (IATA) proposal released last month included halving carbon emissions from aviation by 2050, ensuring carbon emissions peak from the same date and improving ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Where to start with reducing indirect carbon emissions?

    Viewpoint from Martin Barrow, Carbon Trust Advisory By definition, indirect carbon emissions are outside of a company’s direct control, so reducing them can be challenging. According to research by ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Effective carbon control on Antwerp agenda

    Eighth European Gasification Conference draws international audience Doubts over the cost and penalties of using fossil fuels along with the substantial investment required for the implementation of new and clean power generation will be just some of the talking points at the 8th European Gasification Conference in Antwerp, Belgium from 10-12 September 2007. Organised by the Institution ...

  • Carbon price, social push needed to curb emissions

    China’s climate-changing emissions from producing the energy it needs will be as large as the rest of the world’s emissions put together over the next 25 years, the incoming director of the International Energy Agency predicted on Thursday. But new commitments to cut emissions by China, the United States, Europe and other countries, as part of a new global deal due in December to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Government departments to slash energy bills and carbon emissions

    Twenty ministerial departments, government agencies and non-departmental public bodies today signed up to work with the Carbon Trust, and each other, to help meet the new Government’s commitment to reduce carbon emissions across the central Government estate by 10% within 12 months. The Foreign & Commonwealth Office, Ministry of Justice, Department of Health and Department of Energy ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Health and climate benefits by control of methane and black carbon

    Measures to control methane and black carbon (soot) emissions could improve air quality and public health, in addition to slowing the rate of climate change, according to recent research. By 2030, the reduced pollution could prevent between 700,000 and 4.7 million premature deaths each year, with 80% of the benefits occurring in Asia. Previous studies have linked the formation of ozone at ground ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Power emissions limits to save most carbon at least cost

    The least cost way to reduce power related carbon emissions in Europe would be to supplement the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) with the introduction of Emissions Performance Standards for energy, according to a new study. Such a system, successfully used in some US States where it has helped put renewable energy on a more equal footing with traditional energy sources, could cut the EU power ...


    By WWF International

  • Americans` carbon emissions twice as big as others, says new MIT research

    Whether you live in a mansion or you are homeless on the street, whether you enjoy eating only raw fruits and vegetables or you must have filet mignon, whether you are a jet-setter or a home-bound retiree - anyone who lives in the United States contributes more than twice as much greenhouse gas to the atmosphere as the per capita global average. A class at the Massachusetts Institute of ...

  • ENER-G helps residents cut fuel bills and carbon emissions

    Residents at Croydon’s City House apartments are benefiting from affordable, lower-carbon heating and hot water thanks to advanced metering technology supplied by sustainable energy company ENER-G Switch2.   The company is operating energy-efficient intelligent metering for electricity, heating and hot water; system administration and an individualised billing service at the 319 unit ...


    By ENER-G

  • Kellogg’s Requiring Farmers to Publish Carbon Footprint and Emissions Goals

    Cereal giant Kellogg’s will soon put pressure on its supply chain, including farmers, to reduce their emissions. Suppliers will be required to publish carbon footprint and emissions reduction goals as part of a new environmental drive. The company, which controls huge household name brands from Cornflakes to Pringles, unveiled its sustainability report featuring new goals for 2020 to expand ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • Research and Markets: Australian Carbon Price - Fighting Climate Change by Taxing Emissions

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/htz5dg/australian_carbon) has announced the addition of GlobalData's new report "Australian Carbon Price - Fighting Climate Change by Taxing Emissions" to their offering. Australia has introduced the Carbon Price' tax in an effort ...


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