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  • World Governments Are Limiting Carbon Emissions

    Three-quarters of the world’s annual emissions of greenhouse gases are now limited by national targets, finds a new study published by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of Economics and Political Science. The 2015 Global Climate Legislation Study, covering 98 countries plus the European Union which are together responsible for 93 per cent ...

  • A lower limit for future climate emissions

    A new study finds that the greenhouse gas emissions that the world can emit in order to limit climate change to less than 2°C are severely limited, lending further urgency to the need to address climate change. Researchers from, among others, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and IIASA see a limit to future greenhouse gas emissions - or carbon budget - of 590-1240 billion tons ...

  • Air pollutant emissions to exceed limits

    In 2010, around half of the European Union's Member States expect to surpass one or more of the legal limits set by the National Emission Ceilings Directive (NEC Directive). The annual status report released today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) confirms that 11 countries anticipate an exceedance of their ceilings for NOx — some by more than 40 %. Of the four pollutants ...

  • Reaching Euro VI emissions limits

    The requirements of low and lowest detectable exhaust analysis has prompted Eco Physics to launch a broad range of analyzers for NO/NOx detection. Emissions tuning is one of the targets of the EURO VI regulations as well as US EPA 2010, which are: Reduction of Particulate Matter (PM) and reduction of Nitrogen Oxides (NOx). In the past 15 years – since the first European regulation for exhaust ...


    By ECO PHYSICS INC.

  • Groups Demand Aircraft Climate Emission Limits

    Calling aviation a 'large and rapidly growing source' of greenhouse gas emissions, California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. is petitioning the federal government to adopt global warming regulations for aircraft. California is part of a coalition of five states, two cities, environmental groups and a California government agency that petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

  • EPA delays rules limiting smog, mercury emissions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) disclosed that it plans to delay the issuance of new Clean Air Act (CAA) rules that would impose more stringent limits on emissions of mercury, soot, and the pollutants leading to smog formation from boilers and waste incinerators. The agency filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on December 7, in which it is seeking ...

  • Japan 24-hour shops hit by emission limits

    Japan's 24-hour convenience stores, already struggling with lagging sales and growth, may soon face yet another threat -- moves to limit business hours and close the stores late at night. Kyoto, a former capital, wants to persuade convenience and other 24-hour stores to close late at night so as to improve evening views of the city and cut down on energy use. The Nikkei business daily said ...

  • Brick manufacturer ready for 2006 reduction in emissions limits

    A leading brick producer has invested in state of the art equipment that ensures its emissions of fluoride to the atmosphere comply with EC and UK legislation now - and in 2006 when emissions limits are reduced. thebrickbusiness has taken delivery of a Norsk Electro Optic ...


    By Casella

  • Brick manufacturer ready for 2006 reduction in emissions limits

    A leading brick producer has invested in state of the art equipment that ensures its emissions of fluoride to the atmosphere comply with EC and UK legislation now - and in 2006 when emissions limits are reduced. thebrickbusiness has taken delivery of a Norsk Electro Optic ...


    By Casella

  • China Not Ready to Limit Climate Emissions says US

    At the half-way point of the UN climate change conference in Bali, delegates from the world's biggest polluters, the United States and China, are declining to commit to the steep cuts in emissions of greenhouse gases scientists say are necessary to avert the worst impacts of global warming. The senior U.S. negotiator said Washington would draft its own plan to cut emissions gases by mid-2008, ...

  • B&W Calls on U.S. EPA to Limit Methane Emissions From Landfills

    Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (B&W) (NYSE:BW) has provided formal comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed emissions rules for municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills, calling for more stringent limits on emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas that plays a role in climate change. ...


    By Babcock & Wilcox

  • First us power plant with stricter federal emissions limits

    GE has announced its zero liquid discharge (ZLD) wastewater recycling technology will be installed at the Russell City Energy Center (RCEC), a new 600MW natural gas and steam combined-cycle power plant being built in Alameda County, USA. RCEC is the first power plant in the country to be builtunder a voluntary agreement with the US Environmental Protection Agency to meetstricter limits on ...

  • German political muscle used to delay vote on 2020 car emissions limits

    Representatives of EU Member States today delayed the vote on a deal that would have limited average car fleet emissions to 95g of CO2 per kilometre from 2020. Earlier this week, the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Irish Presidency of the European Council had reached an agreement, which was on the agenda of today’s meeting for endorsement by Member States. The ...

  • MEPs vote to limit the speed of vans, saving fuel and emissions on the run

    The Environment Committee of the European Parliament today voted to limit the speed of vans to 120kph. MEPs also voted to introduce stricter new targets for van fuel economy and CO2 emissions in 2025 but rejected tightening a weak 2020 target. Capping van speed will encourage supply of smaller engines, reducing average van fuel consumption and emissions by at least 6% [1]. Consumer surveys in ...

  • Eleven Member States exceed air emissions limits under LRTAP Convention

    Emissions of most air pollutants have fallen over the last two decades in Europe. But many Member States have exceeded internationally-agreed pollutant limits set to protect human health and the environment, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Road transport, households, power plants, agricultural activities and certain industry sectors continue to emit ...

  • Many European countries` air pollutant emissions above legal limits

    Air pollutant emissions in the EU continue to exceed legal limits, according to a report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) published today. Preliminary data for 2013 shows that ten EU Member States exceeded one or more of their emission ceilings for key pollutants. Under the National Emission ...

  • Air pollution from agriculture: EU exceeds international emission limit in 2014

    Ammonia emissions in Europe have fallen since 1990, but by not as much as emissions of other air pollutants tracked under an internationally agreed United Nations convention. According to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA), ammonia emissions increased in 2014, meaning several EU Member States as well as the EU now exceed their respective ammonia emission limits under the ...

  • 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

  • Air pollutant emission limits exceeded in twelve EU Member States

    Twelve Member States exceeded one or more of the emission limits set by the EU National Emission Ceilings (NEC) Directive, according to recent official data for 2010 reported to the European Environment Agency (EEA). In some instances the limits were exceeded by significant amounts. For the first time, preliminary data recently reported to the EEA by Member States allow a comparison ...

  • German political muscle used to delay vote on 2020 car emissions limits

    Representatives of EU Member States today delayed the vote on a deal that would have limited average car fleet emissions to 95g of CO2 per kilometre from 2020. Earlier this week, the European Parliament, the European Commission and the Irish Presidency of the European Council had reached an agreement, which was on the agenda of today’s meeting for endorsement by Member States. The ...

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