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  • Solving the Challenge of Emissions Reduction in Buildings?

    As commitments to CO2 reductions begin to bite in many countries, one of the key battlegrounds against rising emissions will be in the cities and, in particular, greenhouse gas emissions from buildings. Targeting the appropriate buildings, mandating appropriate solutions and creating suitable policies and strategies (regulation and incentives) have been problematic - until now. A promising ...


    By Taylor & Francis (USA)

  • Researchers reveal strategies for mercury reduction in time for negotiations

    MIT, Harvard professors map future trends, reveal ways to reduce mercury levels on eve of final international meeting for mercury control. Written by Vicki Ekstrom.You can read the original story in MIT NewsInternational negotiators ...

  • CoaLogix and Cormetech Collaborate to provide the Fossil Power Generation Industry with Improved Emissions Reduction Strategies

    The Two Leading SCR Catalyst Service and Supply Companies Announce Agreement to Help Power Generation Plants Manage NOx Compliance more Effectively & Affordably. Charlotte, North Carolina – CoaLogix, Inc. and Cormetech, Inc. announced today that they have signed an agreement that combines their technical, service and marketing experience to provide innovative long-term emissions ...


    By STEAG SCR-Tech, Inc.

  • Energy Efficiency Must Be a Key Emissions Reduction Strategy, Say Leading Efficiency Groups

    Energy efficiency increases need to be a key strategy in achieving carbon emissions goals, according to joint comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by the Alliance to Save Energy and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), in response to the agency's forthcoming new standards for existing power plants. "This is a very exciting time. Energy ...

  • Timberland achieves industry-leading emissions reduction

    The Timberland Company (NYSE: TBL), an outdoor footwear and apparel company and environmental steward, today announced that it has achieved an industry-leading 38 percent absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, as of the end of 2010. In 2006, Timberland established a five-year, 50 percent reduction ...

  • Canada can meet it’s emission reduction targets

    Canada could meet its international climate change commitment by using readily available made-in-Canada solutions concludes a new report from the David Suzuki Foundation. The report, Building on the best: Keeping Canada’s climate promise, used analysis by Navius Research to examine ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Canada’s 2020 emissions reduction target won’t be reached

    Canada likely will not achieve its 2020 emissions reduction target with the suite of policies and programs currently being implemented. This is the main conclusion of the 2011 analysis by the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) of the latest Government of Canada Kyoto Implementation Plan, published on June 2, 2011 pursuant to the 2007 Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Power Plants Must Have A Mercury Reduction Strategy Now

    Despite the regulatory uncertainties it is essential that power plant operators put in place both short-term and long-term plans to deal with mercury emissions. This is the advice provided by the McIlvaine Company in Power Plant Air Quality Decisions. There are three main reasons why it is so important to have a plan in place: - Requirements for reduction are likely sooner rather ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • New Report Outlines Strategies to Increase Funding for Black Carbon Reduction

    Reducing black carbon emissions could prevent millions of premature deaths annually and play an important role in the global fight against climate change. Yet despite these benefits, an array of black carbon abatement measures that are technically within reach have not yet been financed and deployed to their full potential. A report released today by the Climate and ...

  • ENER-G to showcase cost and carbon reduction strategies at Energy Solutions show

    Sustainable energy business ENER-G will showcase new and innovative energy management technologies and services at Energy Solutions (11-12 October 2011) on stand no E70 in the Grand Hall.  ENER-G will demonstrate its new generation building energy management system, E-MAGINE, and its advanced ENER-G RiskManager™ software for real-time risk management in flexible energy ...


    By ENER-G

  • Emissions reductions masterplan futhers greening of UNEP’s global operations

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is today publishing an ambitious new strategy to reduce its carbon footprint and pave the way towards a zero emissions future. Headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, UNEP will introduce a wide range of efficiency measures across its global operations from reducing international air travel to cutting electricity and paper use in its offices. Between 2010 ...

  • Report shows feasibility of 80 per cent emissions reductions

    Canada can reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to a fraction of current levels while maintaining or improving living standards and quality of life, according to Low-Carbon Energy Futures: A Review of National Scenarios, an international review released by the Trottier Energy Futures Project (TEFP). The TEFP, a joint initiative of the David Suzuki Foundation, The Canadian Academy of Engineering ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • HP Announces Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reduction Goal

    As part of an ongoing effort to improve its product manufacturing and supply chain operations, HP today announced a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal for its first-tier manufacturing and product-transportation supply chain partners. HP’s goal, a first for the information technology (IT) industry, is to drive a 20 percent decrease in its first-tier manufacturing and product ...


  • Shaw to Install Emissions Reduction Equipment at Boardman Station in Oregon

    The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced it has been awarded a contract by Portland General Electric to install emissions reduction equipment at Boardman Station, a 585-megawatt coal-fired power plant in northeastern Oregon. Shaw will engineer, procure and construct a dry sorbent injection system and balance of plant equipment to significantly reduce sulfur ...


  • The CarbonNeutral Company Offers GoldPower: Renewable Energy With Additional Carbon Emissions Reductions

    The CarbonNeutral Company is making available GoldPower, a megawatt hour renewable energy product which also guarantees a reduction in carbon emissions. This innovative product is particularly suitable for companies who are focused on the environmental impact of their electricity consumption but want to be sure of a corresponding reduction in ...


    By The CarbonNeutral Company

  • Edward Davey speech: Ambitious and Flexible - Europe’s 2030 Framework for Emissions Reduction

    The Secretary of State sets out his vision for a robust European Union Energy and Climate framework for 2030. Originally given at Residence Palace, Brussels. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction I’m grateful to you - the CBI and the Prince of Wales EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate ...

  • A European Strategy for Shale

    Mr Chair, distinguished guests, You have asked me to deliver a speech on "A European Strategy for Shale?" The most important word or better said "sign" in this title is actually the question mark itself. Two meanings: first, is there a need for a European strategy and action on shale gas? And second, what could it be? My answer to the first question will be very straightforward. Yes, we ...

  • Why The Carbon Reduction Label For Wine?

    If you’ve continued to read past that title you are more than likely already familiar with terms such as: “climate change”, “carbon economy”, “global warming”, “carbon accounting”, “carbon neutrality”. I’m going to assume you have a passable understanding of the subject, issues and principles because I’m not going to ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • NHS faced with carbon reduction challenge

    The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) trusts have less than 20 months to meet an ambitious target to slash NHS carbon emissions by 15 percent. The NHS sustainable development unit put a draft carbon reduction strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, out to consultation at the end of May. It sparked such debate among managers that the consultation period has been extended to the end of ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Unilever’s triple win sustainability strategy

    Unilever has been the number one Food & Beverage company on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 12 consecutive years. Through Bullfrog Power, Unilever recently became the largest commercial purchaser of renewable energy in Canada at 59,000 MWh per year. What is Unilever's sustainability ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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