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  • Climate Alarm - Oxfam

    Climatic disasters are on the increase as the Earth warms up – in line with scientific observations and computer simulations that model future climate. 2007 has been a year of climatic crises, especially floods, often of an unprecedented nature. They included Africa’s worst floods in three decades, unprecedented flooding in Mexico, massive floods in South Asia and heat waves and forest fires in ...


  • HSE issues safety alert on gas appliance flues in ceiling voids

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a safety alert aimed at builders and developers, managing agents, landlords and occupiers of residential properties with gas central heating boilers sited on internal walls. The purpose of the alert is to raise awareness of a potential poisoning risk. The risk arises from a particular arrangement of flues for gas boilers. Such boilers, most ...

  • Gas Leak Detection Equipment: Why Do We Need It?

    The strongest motivation behind refrigerant gas leak detection is the European Union F-Gas regulation brought into effect as part of the EU’s environmental obligation under the Kyoto protocol to lower refrigerant gas emissions. The much anticipated changes of F-Gas regulation aim to strengthen the existing regulation in terms of reducing leakage of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s), to ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Tri-Tech Holding Wins a US$1.02 Million Natural Gas Analysis and Monitoring Project in the Republic of Uzbekistan

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc.( http://www.tri-tech.cn ) (NASDAQ: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides leading turn-key solutions for the water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control markets, today announced that its ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • Tri-Tech Holding Wins a US$1.02 Million Natural Gas Analysis and Monitoring Project in the Republic of Uzbekistan

    Tri-Tech Holding Inc.(NASDAQ: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that provides leading turn-key solutions for the water resources, water and wastewater treatment, industrial safety and pollution control markets, today announced that its affiliate, Beijing ...


    By Tri-Tech Holding Inc.

  • United States Reaches an Agreement with XTO Energy to Prevent Waste Spills from Natural Gas Exploration and Production

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation, to resolve an alleged violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA) related to the discharge of wastewater from XTO’s Penn Township, Lycoming County, Pa. facility used for the storage of wastewater generated by natural gas exploration, ...

  • Carbon monoxide - will you wake up?

    Students living in digs are being urged to make sure they aren't putting their lives in danger by making sure their accommodation has life-saving audible carbon monoxide (CO) alarms fitted. Every year 15 to 20 people die from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning in the UK and 234 suffered major injuries last year alone. The Health and Safety Executive is launching a new campaign in the South West to ...

  • Ethanol Industry to EPA: RFS about more than greenhouse gases

    The drive to produce and use more domestic renewable fuels is about energy security, economic opportunity, and environmental sustainability. Unfortunately, in its proposed rule for the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS2), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seems to be ignoring the energy and environmental benefits of this program while it seeks greenhouse gas reductions based on unproven ...

  • Alberta`s Oil sands operations to increase workforce by over 70 per cent

    Canada's oil and gas industry will need to fill a minimum of 9,500 jobs by 2015, according to a report released today by the Petroleum Human Resources Council of Canada. Highlights from the report, Canada's Oil and Gas Labour Market Outlook to 2015, state that between now and 2015, Canada's oil and gas industry is at risk of losing about three per cent of its workforce overall, because of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New Campaign Chops Down Growing Trend of Burning American Forests for Energy

    Southern forests are being burned for electricity, and a new campaign announced today aims to put an end to it. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Dogwood Alliance have launched “Our Forests Aren’t Fuel” to raise awareness of an alarming and rapidly-growing practice of logging forests and burning the trees as fuel to generate electricity At the forefront of burning ...

  • UK Government Energy targets lack clarity

    Sentiment from traditional and social media shows energy issues under the spotlightLondon, UK. 09 August 2010: Industry and climate change organisations have criticised government plans on reducing emissions as ‘too vague’, according to analysis from Alva, the corporate reputation analysis company. July’s review of traditional and social media also identified that future ...


    By RealWire

  • BP pushes technical limits to tap extreme fields

    BP's strategy after the Deepwater Horizon tragedy: Go deeper. BP is leading an industry-wide push to develop technology that can retrieve oil from formations that are so deep under the sea floor, and under such high pressure and temperature, that conventional equipment would melt or be crushed by the conditions. One BP field in the Gulf of Mexico, called Tiber, makes the Macondo field that ...


    By Associated Press

  • UN Debates Urgent Action to Avert Global Warming

    NEW YORK, New York, July 31, 2007 (ENS) – Top United Nations officials joined invited climate experts today in urging decisive action on a global scale to combat the challenges posed by climate change. 'We cannot continue with business as usual,' Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a General Assembly meeting on the issue at UN Headquarters in New York. He cited the findings of the UN ...

  • 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 ...

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