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  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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 CoaLogix

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Project launches to measure and manage GHG emissions for agriculture in Brazil

    The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the British Embassy are launching a two year partnership to measure corporate and farm-level emissions in Brazil. Agricultural emissions account for nearly 20 percent of Brazil’s emissions, with agricultural production on the rise. The project, based on the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, will develop GHG Accounting ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Management of rice paddy fields affects greenhouse gas emissions

    How rice paddy fields are managed significantly influences the release of greenhouse gases (GHGs), a recent study concludes. Permanently flooded soils release more methane than soils that are flooded and then dried between production periods, for example. In general, the researchers recommend growing other crops in dried soil between production cycles, as well as limiting nitrogen fertilisers, to ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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

  • Global 500 emissions on the rise

    A new report released by Thomson Reuters on greenhouse gas (GHG) examining emissions data from the world’s 500 largest businesses (the Global 500) shows emissions from this group are trending upwards despite reduction targets announced by many members. Written in collaboration with ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Emissions Cap Fuels Committee

    The Obama administration has proposed tougher air pollution rules for 31 states from Massachusetts to Texas to curb smog and acid rain, but this may lead energy companies to shut some power plants.  The rules are set to take effect in 2012. American Electric Power Co, who are among the few that may be affected by the regulations, announced last week that they will form part of the NGU US ...


    By GDS International

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