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  • Evaluating the impact of air quality measures is essential

    Recent research has investigated the effectiveness of air quality management at the regional level in Italy and found that some of the most commonly adopted measures do not always produce the highest emissions reductions. Italian air quality legislation was reformed in 1999 in order to comply with the 1996 European Air Quality Framework Directive1. At the time, the 20 Italian administrative ...

  • Arctic melting opens sea route to more pollution

    As Arctic sea ice continues to melt at an alarming rate, maritime traffic is set to increase − and with it the pollution emitted by ships’ engines. A paper published by the  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Nitrogen oxide emissions still a major problem in Europe

    Air pollution emitted from sources such as traffic, industry and households is still above internationally agreed limits in many European countries, according to data published today. The accompanying report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) confirms an initial assessment published earlier this year, showing 12 EU Member States exceeded limits under the National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) ...

  • Emissions cuts boost health and wealth

    Going green by switching to renewable sources of electricity could be good business for the US, according to new research. A report by researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California says that cutting greenhouse gas emissions meant that the US as a whole was $2.2 billion better off in 2013. And as a result of reductions in other forms of air ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Environmental Spending by Businesses in Canada on the Rise

    Businesses operating in Canada spent $9.5 billion in 2010 to protect the environment, up 9% from 2008 according to the latest Statistics Canada report on Environmental Spending by businesses. Pollution abatement and control processes and waste management and sewerage services were the two dominant expenditure categories, accounting for just over half of the total amount spent on environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Invensys Inks Automation Contracts With Russia`s TNK-BP

    Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the process and manufacturing industries, has signed two contracts with TNK-BP, the third largest oil company in Russia and among the top 10 private oil companies in the world by production volumes. Under the terms of the agreements, Invensys will provide comprehensive automation ...


  • China: environment protection sector profile - Guangdong

    The Pearl River Delta and its surrounding provinces in South China are growing economically at a rate faster than any other region in the world. Guangdong Province is South China's economic powerhouse with more than 60,000 foreign enterprises doing business in the region since 1979. Guangdong is nationally number one in GDP, urban population income, retail sales, exports and imports. Without a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wärtsilä completes unique conversion of vessel to LNG operation

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 23 November 2011 The product tanker 'Bit Viking' was the first vessel ever to undergo a conversion by Wärtsilä from heavy fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG) operation. The conversion enables the 'Bit Viking' to qualify for lower nitrogen oxide (NO ...


  • Climate and clean air coalition marks one year anniversary

    The Climate and Clean Air Coalition - a global movement to significantly reduce emissions of black carbon, methane and other substances known as short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) - celebrates its first anniversary today. The Coalition, comprised of more than 50 partners, has been collaboratively spearheading international efforts to raise awareness of the major environmental and economic ...

  • BACKGROUND TO BALI (2): Climate change and the EU’s response

    What is the problem? The world is getting rapidly warmer, and there is an overwhelming consensus among the leading climate scientists that this is being caused mainly by carbon dioxide and other 'greenhouse gases' emitted by human activities, chiefly the combustion of fossil fuels and deforestation. These gases remain in the atmosphere for many decades and trap heat from the sun in the same way ...

  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited Announces 2010 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results

    Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX: CNQ) (NYSE: CNQ) "Canadian Natural reached a milestone in 2010 as we achieved an overall record yearly production level of over 632,000 barrels per day of oil equivalent. In addition, we increased our total proved plus probable company gross reserves by 9% to 6.9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, replacing 341% of our 2010 production and providing us ...


    By Marketwire

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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