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  • 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 ...

  • Oxford Instruments Appoints Two National Sales Managers to Support Its Growth Strategy for its Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) Business in North America

    Oxford Instruments, a leader in analytical instrumentation for the industrial sector, is pleased to announce today that John Kurtz and Wayne Vereb have joined the company to further develop national accounts and new partnerships for OES instrumentation across the United States. These hires bring to Oxford Instruments a wealth of experience within the OES industry and they are a vital part of the ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Viewpoint from Simon Retallack, Strategy Manager, Carbon Trust

    Governments can hardly claim they haven’t been warned. In the last few weeks, four pieces of news have landed on their desks that ought to cause them grave concern. These weren’t the latest growth rates or unemployment figures, or the latest credit rating agency downgrades. But they are every bit as worrying. First they heard from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in California that ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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 Foundation

  • London air quality strategy released

    The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched the final version of his Air Quality Strategy. The final strategy follows two earlier drafts released during 2009 and 2010. The strategy includes a welcome commitment to investigate an 'inner' Low Emission Zone based on the congestion charging boundaries, and retains the commitment to ensure all development in London is at least 'air quality ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • DECC publish Government’s Heat Strategy

    Managing energy usage in businesses is becoming more important as the Government sets out the next steps to ensure that affordable, secure, low carbon heating plays a valuable role in the nation’s energy mix. The scale of the challenge is huge, with over 80 per cent of heating used in UK homes, businesses and industry produced by burning ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation commits $8.4 million to manage greenhouse gas emissions from biological sources

    The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation will invest $8.4 million over the next three years in projects aimed at discovering, developing and deploying solutions for biological greenhouse gas emissions in the province. Biological emissions include those from industries vital to the health and economic well-being of Albertans such as crop and livestock ...


  • 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.

  • New report presents transportation strategies to reduce U.S. oil consumption and greenhouse gas emissions

    A new report, “The Role of Driving in Reducing GHG Emissions and Oil Consumption: Recommendations for Federal Transportation Policy,” explores future U.S. transportation scenarios to evaluate how the U.S. can reduce oil consumption and cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through improvements in ...

  • EU publishes damning report of emissions offsets, calling into question EU’s aviation climate strategy

    The European Commission has published a damning study of carbon offsets, finding that 85% of the offset projects under the UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) to date failed in the objective of reducing emissions. Transport & Environment (T&E) said the aviation sector runs ...

  • Trinity Consultants assists city of Flagstaff, AZ with greenhouse gas emissions management

    Nationwide environmental consulting firm Trinity Consultants was selected by the City of Flagstaff, Arizona to assist in fulfilling its commitment to reducing locally generated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. As part of its participation in the U.S. Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, the City committed to exceeding Kyoto Protocol targets and reducing locally generated GHG emissions seven ...

  • Corporations with climate change strategies perform better

    For the first time in its ten year history, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) Global 500 survey report reveals the majority of the world's largest public corporations have climate change actions embedded as part of their business strategies. The survey also finds that companies with a strategic focus on climate change provided investors with approximately double the average total return on ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cutting emissions is ‘perfect option’

    There is no alternative. To limit global warming and contain climate change, societies have no real option but to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, according to new research. There might be additional useful steps that nations could take, but nothing will be as effective as simply not burning fossil fuels. Daniela Cusack, a geographer at the University of California Los ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Pakistan to prepare climate change strategy post floods

    Pakistan is drafting a national climate change strategy with an action plan to mitigate adverse events like the recent floods which were thought to be related to local and global climate change. After the announcement last month (22 October), Pakistan's minister for environment Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi told SciDev. Net that the strategy would help deal with events like the one "which disturbed ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Beyond carbon confusion: strategies for real business impact

    At last, good news. For two years running, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has reported that total global carbon dioxide gas emissions from the energy sector have stalled, levelling off at around 32 billion tonnes per year. Meanwhile, the global economy has grown by just over 3% in each of the past two years – suggesting that ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 40 leading banks ranked on climate change strategies

    While encouraging progress is being made, the banking sector still has a long way to go in confronting the business challenges posed by global climate change, according to a first-ever report issued today by the Ceres investor coalition that analyzes climate change governance practices of 40 of the world’s largest banks. Banks and financial institutions, with nearly $6 trillion in market ...


    By Ceres

  • Soil management: Longer crop rotations reduce carbon emissions

    Changing the way farmland is used could help increase the amount of organic carbon retained in soils. According to recent research, studies of different crop rotation patterns will help decision makers design policies which help reduce carbon emissions. Farming and forestry practices aimed at maximising the amount of carbon at land level are broadly referred to as 'LULUCF' - land use, land use ...

  • Strategy to help US ports go green

    EPA has also unveiled a new plan of action for working with public port authorities and other interested groups to reduce the environmental impacts of moving goods through ports. The 'Vision, Mission, and Strategy for Sustainable Ports' recognizes the steady growth in global maritime commerce and the critical role American ports and related transportation and supply chain partners play in ...

  • China - `no intention` of capping emissions

    China has no intention of capping its greenhouse gas emissions even as authorities are committed to realizing the nation's target to reduce carbon intensity through new policies and measures, the country's top climate change negotiators said yesterday. The negotiators also warned that rich and developing countries have little hope of overcoming key disagreements over how to fight global warming. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EREF-Funded Project Uses a Life-Cycle Analysis Model to Evaluate the Environmental Sustainability of Solid Waste Management Strategies

    In the future, policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that affect the type of energy used in the U.S., as well as the cost of energy and emissions, could significantly impact the strategic direction of solid waste management (SWM). SWM systems must proactively adapt to changing waste composition, policy requirements, and an evolving energy system to cost-effectively and sustainably ...

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