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  • Reducing emissions in construction

    Here at Casella, we’ve long been on our soapbox promoting better understanding of construction site emissions. So we were delighted to recently hear news of the London Low Emission Construction Partnership, which sees a variety of London stakeholders joining forces to encourage and convince the construction industry to reduce its emissions.  The London Low Emission Construction ...


    By Casella

  • Reducing emission of organic solvents

    Reducing emission of organic solvents (Volatile Organic Compounds) into the atmosphere is of an increasing strategic importance for many companies. Especially for companies which do not know, technically or financially, how to reduce their organic solvent emissions, Pure Air Solutions developed an innovative abatement technology. The Vocus, as Pure Air Solutions named this technolgy, can ...


    By Pure Air Solutions bv

  • 15% Discount - Reduce Emissions, Reduce Fuel, Reduce Costs

    Dr. George Molteni, JD-PhD, and CEO for The Energy Group ™ announces great news about The Greens: Energy – Environment and Money.  They are offering a 15% discount,  a 1 year money back performance guarantee and a minimum 10 yr warranty  to everyone on any one of ...


    By The Energy Group

  • Forest and donor countries stump up to reduce emissions

    Forest and donor countries have kicked off an important joint process which could speed up action to reduce the 20 per cent of global carbon emissions linked to deforestation and forest degradation. Despite no formal agreement to achieve Reduced Emissions from forest Degradation and Deforestation (REDD) being reached at the United Nations conference on climate change last December, key nations ...


    By WWF International

  • European Parliament votes to reduce emissions from gas guzzlers

    In a long-awaited display of responsibility, the European Parliament’s Environment committee has voted through a strong package to reduce emissions from cars. As the committee went into session, it seemed certain that a compromise package riddled with loopholes would be the one to pass. However, the MEPs voted to stick with meaningful legislation, turning their backs on nine months of lobbying by ...


    By Greenpeace International

  • Strong evidence on climate change underscores need for action

    Strong evidence on climate change underscores need for actions to reduce emissions and begin adapting to ...

  • Shipping industry moves to reduce emissions

    Maritime shipping is the world's most carbon-efficient form of transporting goods and the industry has now taken steps to further improve the fuel efficiency and reduce the carbon footprint of its vessels and supply chain. Three large multinational corporations, which together ship over 350 million tons of commodities annually, have agreed to charter only the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Siship BlueDrive: Scalable electric drive for reduced emissions

    Scalable uniform-topology power supply and drive solutions Customized configuration based on practically tested, standardized components such as Sinamics High level of resilience, availability and service friendliness Up to zero emissions depending on drive configuration Siemens is expanding its portfolio of green ship propulsion systems by adding a new member ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Chemistry Industry releases reducing emissions report

    The Chemistry Industry Association ofCanada (CIAC) has released the 20th anniversary edition of its Reducing Emissions report, summarizing the overall environmental performance of its member-companies' manufacturing operations. "Before 1992, no Canadian industry was publicly reporting its emissions, let alone setting - and meeting - its own ambitious reduction targets," said Richard Paton, CIAC's ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPA Recognizes Supermarkets for Reducing Emissions under GreenChill Partnership

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) GreenChill Partnership is announcing the recipients of the program’s 2012 Environmental Achievement Awards today. Several supermarket partners are being recognized for their achievements in refrigerant management in the past year. The refrigerants used by supermarkets, if not managed properly, contribute to climate change and harm the ...

  • Efficient waste management would reduce emissions

    Switching to German standards of managing municipal solid waste (MSW) would achieve greenhouse gas savings equivalent to removing 1.2 million cars from UK roads, according to a new study. The study compared the carbon footprint of MSW management in Germany and the UK and found that greenhouse gas emissions from MSW in the UK are about five times greater than those in Germany: 165.3kg of CO2 equ ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • New laser lab on wheels to reduce emissions

    The Environmental Measurement Group and the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have launched a new mobile laboratory to detect and measure emissions that are harmful to the environment. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, accurate measurements of airborne emissions. It is a completely ...

  • Progress reducing emissions of some air pollutants

    Emissions of sulphur (SOx) have been reduced by almost 70 % since 1990, says a new report recently released by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report, 'Annual European Community LRTAP Convention emission inventory report 1990–2005' also shows that levels of nitrogen oxides (NOx), as reported by the EU-27 Member States, are down by 35 %. ( ...

  • Cleantech in the Oil Patch – New Investments Announced

    Over $20.6 million for eight clean technology projects in Alberta designed to reduce emissions and improve efficiency in the oil patch have been announced by the federal government as part of the funding programs managed by Sustainable Development Technology Canada. These projects are examples of how developments in Alberta’s oil patch are generating innovative solutions to reduce ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Safer and cleaner transport

    Reducing emissions in all aspects of life is taking priority for many countries, especially in EU Member States. The EU-funded 'Multi-core execution of hard real-time applications supporting analysability' (MERASA) project is tackling this issue head on. Their efforts, however, have revealed some surprising results. Through their extensive research they have discovered that making 'clean' cars ...

  • Global leadership on deforestation and climate change

    Two high-level forums convene this week in Washington D.C. to deal with some of the most challenging forestry and climate change issues facing the international community. The World Bank is hosting the Global Forest Leaders Forum on Forests and Climate Change (co-chaired by WRI), part of a process to give voice to the world’s forests and the people who depend on them. Separately, UNDP, FAO and ...

  • Australian businesses set to reduce emissions 30% by 2010

    In a major step towards becoming a green community, commercial energy users in Victoria’s Castlemaine district have officially began work on an innovative project to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The project is the first of its kind in Victoria and sees KR Castlemaine, Flowserve, Victoria Carpets and the Mount Alexander Hospital commit to collectively reduce 2006 greenhouse gas ...

  • Truck makers reform manufacturing practices to reduce emissions

    North American heavy duty truck manufacturers are seeking to position themselves as global leaders in green technology and as a result market participants have made concerted efforts to develop innovative emission reduction technologies and solutions. Currently, market participants face imminent industry regulations that address issues ranging from diesel engine emissions to idling. The ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Bali deal sets terms for two years of talks

    The road-map agreed in Bali at the weekend fires the starting gun for two years of negotiations which, if successful, will culminate in a new global climate policy in Copenhagen in late 2009. Here are the key parts of the new agreement as set out in the road-map:  Governments have agreed to 'urgently enhance' the implementation of the UN's framework climate change convention. Climate warming ...

  • Mississippi River push boat project receives $494,978 diesel emissions reductions grant

    Anyone along the Mississippi River will see the steady-moving push boats moving along America’s inland waterways, carrying commodities from as far north as St. Paul, Minn., to ports as far south as New Orleans, La. Push boats run 24 hours a day, seven days a week moving goods to markets at inland ports along the river. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $494,978 ...

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