Open waste burning elevates health risk in Northwestern Greenland

A case study on the effects of open waste burning on air quality in Northwestern Greenland used advanced particulate monitoring to better understand the...

Countries fail to accurately report emissions

Countries often inflate their emissions forecasts on which they base their climate pledges, according to new research from Vienna University of Economics and Business...

Open access database to benchmark the decarbonisation of buildings

Seemingly the first international open access database of its kind, Ramboll CO2mpare is a carbon analysis benchmark database that lets buildings industry actors and...

Conference to address the environmental impact of digitalisation

Trade association for information professionals to host event on 12 – 14 May The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) will host two of the...

Cost parity for sustainable shipping fuels achievable by 2035

Sustainable shipping fuels could reach cost parity with fossil fuels as early as 2035 with the help of decisive emissions policy such as carbon...

New guidance to enable automakers to align vehicle emissions with 1.5°C

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi)* is today (21 March) releasing an updated guidance for land vehicles, including a new method for automakers to...

Partnership aims to install UK-first CCUS pilot plant at EfW facility

Energy-from-Waste (EfW) operator enfinium signed an agreement - on 19 March - with green technology company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) to install the UK’s...

Could AI help unblock the logjam in Planning applications?

The specialist air quality company Airly has announced the launch of a new AI tool that it says has been developed to revolutionise the...

Air filters and opening windows can reduce classroom pollution by up to 36%, says...

To improve air quality in classrooms, schools should use air purifiers during the school day and open the windows after hours. That's according to...

VOCs landmark: Firm marks 20 years of mobile carbon filter rentals

2023 was a year of anniversaries for CPL/Puragen Activated Carbons.  Back in the summer, they celebrated 10 years of spent carbon reactivation at their...

Leicester-based air quality specialist secures place in top UK SMEs

Air quality technology firm EarthSense secured 19th place in the UK’s top 100 SME Businesses, beating out thousands of other entrants in a range...

Catalyst-based approach suggests new way of removing furans

A new study appears to reveal avenues for better pollution mitigation by enhancing the effectiveness of vanadium-based catalysts through nitrogen-doped biomass carbon for the...

Exploring underwater methane sources with mass spectrometry

Enormous amounts of methane are trapped in the ocean floor worldwide. The Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) is...

EU agrees to establish carbon removals certification framework

The EU has reached a provisional agreement to establish the first EU-level certification framework for the technologies that will be used for permanent carbon...

The UK offshores emissions through used vehicle exports, says study

Published on 20 February in Nature Climate Change, the study appeared to find that exported used vehicles generate at least 13-53% more emissions per...

Experts to help tackle air pollution from domestic solid fuel burning in Greater Manchester

Environmental and engineering consultancy Ricardo is applying its expertise in air quality measurement to enable local authorities across Greater Manchester to monitor the contribution...

Transforming concrete from a carbon problem to a carbon solution

By Carbonaide, a Finnish company serving the concrete industry As the climate continues to warm, so does the demand for technologies that can reduce CO2...

The use of biofuels may reduce black smoke emissions of cars by 90%

New research investigates how to reduce pollutant emissions from vehicles without affecting engine performance, write the participants, the University of Malaga and the Future...

EU project aims to curb release of world’s most potent GHG

A major new Horizon Europe project is seeking to reduce the release of a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential more than 25,000...

Reducing cars’ emissions easier said than done, says EU audit institution

The EU’s CO2 emissions reduction targets for new passenger cars will not be achievable as long as important prerequisites are missing, says a report...