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  • India says no to emission reduction

    India's minister for environment and forests Jairam Ramesh has ruled out the country's agreeing to specific targets for reducing carbon emissions. 'There is simply no case for the pressure that we [India] — who have among the lowest emissions per capita — face to reduce emissions,' Ramesh told visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday (19 July). 'And as if this pressure was not ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Air quality specialist calls for black carbon standard

    Traditionally, ambient particulates have been measured gravimetrically according to their size. However, Jim Mills, Managing Director of Air Monitors, believes that the time has come to change or at least augment the way ambient particulates are monitored and regulated. Black Carbon (BC) is a term describing the fine particles that are produced as the result of incomplete combustion of fuels and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Senior climate change specialist joins WSP in the UK

    We are pleased to announce that Andrew Marsh-Patrick, formerly Practice Area Leader for Energy & Climate Change at ERM, has joined the company as an Associate Director based in our Manchester office. Andy has more than 15 years experience in the field of energy and climate change and is specifically recognised as an expert on climate change policy and strategy advice and carbon footprinting ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Sony Achieves Over 30% Reduction in Global CO2 Emissions

    Announces achievement of targets set in its "Green Management 2010" mid-term environmental planSony Corporation ("Sony" or the "Company") today announced that it has achieved and/or exceeded the majority of the targets set out in its "Green Management 2010" ("GM2010") mid-term environmental plan, including an over 30% reduction in global CO2 emissions across its business sites compared with ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Hara Recognized as Energy Management Software Specialist in Independent Research Report

    Verdantix, an independent analyst firm, has recognized Hara as an Energy Management Software Specialist in their report: ...


  • Coca-Cola Enterprises sets the standard for carbon reduction

    CocaCola Enterprises (CCE) has achieved the Carbon Trust Standard with the highest score for carbon performance in the carbon reduction assessment's history, demonstrating outstanding results from the company's ongoing commitment to reducing its carbon footprint. CCE is also the first major soft drinks manufacturer to achieve the Carbon Trust Standard, which recognises the achievements of ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Chronopost reduces emissions

    Express delivery specialist Chronopost took advantage of sustainable development week to issue a report on the first two years' operations of its urban logistics centre (ELU) beneath the Place de la Concorde in ...


  • Wind is key to cutting emissions

    Wind is key to cutting emissions   The wind power could help the EU meet almost a third of its emissions reduction target. A new report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) showed that by 2020, the EU wind industry would avoid 342 million tonnes ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • United Air Specialists, Inc. Offers Protura® Advanced Nanofiber Oval Replacement Cartridge Filters

    United Air Specialists, Inc. (UAS) now offers oval replacement cartridge filters with Advance Nanofiber Filtration Technology for highest performance and value. This is no ordinary nanofiber though. UAS’ proprietary Protura® Nanofiber Filter Technology is scientifically proven to achieve higher efficiency, cleaner air, lower pressure drop, longer filter life and greater energy savings ...

  • The world’s biomass specialists met at the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition in Hamburg, Germany

    This year’s 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition ended on Friday, July 3, with the closing session containing presentations of Giovanni Federigo De Santi, General Chairman of the 17th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Director of the Institute for Energy (IE), Joint Research Centre (JRC) - European Commission, and Jean-François Dallemand, European Commission, Joint Research ...

  • New survey shows public sector most committed to carbon reduction

    A new survey of the public, private and third sectors has revealed that the public sector is the most committed to reducing carbon emissions. A new survey* of the public, private and third sectors has revealed that the public sector is the most committed to reducing carbon emissions. Over half (58%) of public sector respondents said their organisation planned to make ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • China moves to lower carbon emissions

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help the People's Republic of  China set up a pilot provincial emissions trading system that  could pave the way for a national scheme and lower greenhouse gas  emissions in the country. ADB is providing a $750,000 equivalent grant to lay the groundwork for a cap-and-trade based emission trading system (ETS) in Tianjin municipal area which ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Aviation industry plans to curb emissions

    The aviation industry has taken the first step towards limiting the ever-growing carbon dioxide emissions from aircraft in an attempt to reduce airline contributions to global warming. Delegates at the 39th congress of the International Civil Aviation ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Innovative partnership leads way on tackling fuel poverty and carbon reduction

    Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing (KNH) has partnered with energy metering and billing specialist  ENER-G Switch2 (ES2) www.energ-group.com/ener-g-switch2 to deliver a borough-wide energy and cost saving project that is helping residents to reduce fuel bills and carbon dioxide emissions. The project is the first of its kind ...


    By ENER-G

  • New Carbon Trust research underlines need for corporate leadership on carbon reduction

    New UK carbon budgets and rising consumer demand means carbon is an issue business leaders must now be prepared for New analysis out today shows that despite the UK adopting ambitious new carbon targets last month; only 59% of FTSE 100 companies have clear, robust targets to cut carbon emissions. The new ‘ ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Two New Specialist Job Boards Have Been Launched That Promote Recycling Jobs, Waste Jobs and Water Jobs In The United Kingdom And Internationally

    The GreenJobs network of websites has launched two new specialist job boards – WasteJobs and WaterJobs – that will promote jobs and career opportunities in these specific industry sectors. (PRWEB UK) 28 November 2012 The GreenJobs network of websites has launched two new specialist job boards that will cater for candidates and organisations in the ...


    By PRWeb

  • Carbon reduction label hits £2bn consumer goods landmark

    The total annual retail value of consumer goods sold in the UK bearing the Carbon Reduction Label has reached £2 billion1 the Carbon Trust announced today, as new research shows that 9 out of 10 households in the UK bought a carbon labeled product in the last year2. The milestone figure comes as Tesco confirmed it has added the Carbon Reduction Label to its own brand dried egg ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Emissions rising faster this decade than last

    The latest figures on the global carbon budget to be released in Washington and Paris today indicate a four-fold increase in growth rate of human-generated carbon dioxide emissions since 2000. “This is a concerning trend in light of global efforts to curb emissions,” says Global Carbon Project (GCP) Executive-Director, Dr Pep Canadell, a carbon specialist based at CSIRO in Canberra. Releasing the ...

  • New Air Quality & Emissions Show: ‘AQE 2013’

    The organisers of the highly successful MCERTS events have announced that in response to demand from the environmental monitoring community, the format of the next event will be considerably expanded. The Air Quality & Emissions Show 2013 (AQE 2013) is the seventh in a series of specialist air monitoring events and will take place at the International Centre in Telford, UK, on 13th and ...

  • Carbon trust halves data centre emissions, by design

    The rise in carbon emissions threatened by the projected exponential growth of data centres could be halved in the UK, thanks to a new design service launched by the Carbon Trust today. The new service has already been piloted in the design of multi-billion pound data storage and processing facility, The Lockerbie Data Centre, Scotland, where it is expected to help reduce operating costs by ...


    By Carbon Trust

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