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  • A Head for Safety

    Progressive Technical Services Ltd, one of the UK's most experienced and fastest growing industrial and environmental services company has invested in an emergency ID system that works by storing personal health information on the hard hats of all operational staff. Richard Kay, Managing Director said: “Each member of staff is given his or her own ICE – In Case of Emergency – ...

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Scientists remove reliance on seasonality in new lines of broccoli, potentially doubling crop production

    Scientists at the John Innes Centre are developing a new line of fast-growing sprouting broccoli that goes from seed to harvest in 8-10 weeks. It has the potential to deliver two full crops a season in-field or it can be grown all year round in protected conditions, which could help with continuity of supply, as growers would no longer be reliant on seasonal weather conditions. The part of the ...


    By ScienceDaily

  • Free Webinar - Brexit & Trump: What They Mean for Environmental Regulatory Compliance

    As we approach the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome which established what is now the European Union, never before have the post-war legal and regulatory structures been in such doubt.  Populist majority votes have left the UK set to leave the European Union, and across the Atlantic, have brought Donald J. Trump into the U.S. Oval Office.  Now with sweeping changes ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • Germany`s Head of State Gauck Calls for Action on Climate Protection

      German president spoke out at the opening of "Environment Week" - leading industrial nations called upon to keep their promises "I am convinced that there is no better breeding ground for our ideas and solutions than our open society with open markets and free and fair competition. It is urgent to establish a reliable political framework so that we can avoid harmful factors and reach our ...

  • GLOBE 2012 Speaker Gina McCarthy confirmed to head U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    President Barack Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, former Assistant E.P.A. Administrator Gina McCarthy, was confirmed in her new post by the U.S. Senate yesterday in a 59 to 40 vote. McCarthy, who spoke at the GLOBE 2012 Conference Session 'Carbon Frustration', was the object of a prolonged filibuster by Republican members of the Senate's concerned about the EPA's ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Philippines Environment Secretary Atienza meets with Indon head to discuss protection of coral triangle

    Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza is set to meet today with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to discuss initiatives to ensure the sustainable management and conservation of the Coral Triangle, a rich marine area bordering Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and Solomon islands. “Like all other ecosystems, our marine areas, ...

  • Trump taps climate change skeptic to head EPA

    President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, a well-known critic of President Obama’s carbon reduction policies, to run the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a move which lays bare Trump’s determination to dismantle the EPA’s efforts to curb global climate change. Pruitt has openly questioned the scientific consensus that man-made ...

  • New exhaust head literature from Bryan Steam

    Bryan steam llc offers a new literature sheet featuring its steam exhaust heads for long term, maintenance-free service.  the literature provides a full product description, as well as a chart detailing available models, maximum capacities, pipe/flange sizes, drain opening and other exhaust head specifications. Bryan steam ...

  • Head of EM Program Tours Hanford Site Facilities

    EM Office of River Protection (ORP) Manager Kevin Smith, right, discusses the Low-Activity Waste Facility design and construction with Waste Treatment and Immobilization Project Assistant Manager Bill Hamel, left; EM Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney, second from left; and EM Waste Treatment Plant/Tank Farms Program Director Todd Shrader during a tour of the facility. Whitney visited the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Dirty Tar Sands Fuel is Headed for the East Coast

    Motorists from Maine to Maryland will soon be filling their tanks with gas increasingly derived from dirty Canadian tar sands oil, a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council says. A flood of dirty fuel into these East Coast states would undercut their efforts to reduce carbon pollution. The NRDC report ...

  • Ahlstrom head office will move to Töölönlahti in Helsinki

    Ahlstrom Corporation PRESS RELEASE February 15, 2013 at 13.15 Ahlstrom's head office will move to the Töölönlahti area in the center of Helsinki in the end of February, 2013. The company's current head office has been located in Salmisaari in the western part of Helsinki since the end of 2007. The new visiting ...


    By Ahlstrom Corporation

  • Senate approves Obama-pick McCarthy to head EPA

    The Senate plugged two more vacancies in President Barack Obama's second-term leadership team on Thursday, confirming Thomas Perez as labor secretary and Gina McCarthy as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. After months of Democratic complaints that Republicans were stalling Obama's efforts to staff his administration and ...


    By Associated Press

  • UK is heading towards a perfect storm energy crisis

    The UK Government has grossly underestimated the financial and economic challenges posed by the drive to decarbonise the electricity sector by 2030, according to a new report from independent investment bank Liberum Capital. The report published last week by Liberum Utilities Analyst Peter Atherton, warned that £161bn of investment would be required to ...


    By Drumbeat Energy Limited

  • `Green economics` is turning mainstream thinking on its head

    A few years ago, a homeowner in Las Vegas—a place that gets maybe five inches of rainfall a year—was confronted by a water district inspector for running an illegal sprinkler in the middle of the day. The man became very angry. He said, “You people and all your stupid rules—you’re trying to turn this place into a desert!” Ideas about how the world works that don’t accord with reality can be ...

  • More renewable fuel headed for your tank

    EPA is raising the 2008 renewable fuels standard (RFS), which determines how much non-petroleum fuel will power your vehicle, to 7.76 percent. The move is in response to the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), which President Bush signed in December. Last November, EPA announced a RFS of 4.66 percent, based on previous law, that mandated at least 5.4 billion gallons of renewable fuels ...

  • Metronet on track to protect wildlife

    A recent Metronet report highlighted the ecological importance of the London Underground, home to a staggering wealth of wildlife. Badgers, water voles and grass snakes are just a few of the species that can be found in the variety of habitats along the side of the track in the outer reaches of the London Underground network. Metronet are responsible for renewing two thirds of the network ...


    By Atkins

  • Protecting and enhancing the lives of miners

    “Employee health and safety is increasingly recognised as a key benefit by enlightened companies,” CSIRO Exploration & Mining Chief Dr Mike McWilliams said. “This is good news for both workers and their families as well as for mine production levels and profitability. “Health and safety performance is driven fundamentally by personal attitudes and organisational leadership.” “Scientific and ...

  • Environmental protection is good for economic growth

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke last month at the National Press Club about EPA"s progress and explored the challenges and opportunities of leading an environmental agency in a time of economic challenge and technological innovation. Stated Jackson, "If we all do our part, Americans 40 years from today will look back and remember this generation as one ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • World cities commit to climate protection

    Leaders from some of the world’s greatest cities have agreed to an ambitious set of binding climate-protection measures, less than a month before world leaders meet for what scientists say needs to be a globe-saving climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mayors and representatives of nearly 160 cities -- ranging from Chicago and Albuquerque in the United States, to Stockholm, Athens and Moscow in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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