Ricardo-AEA to develop a prototype Europe-wide platform for Air Quality and Smog Indices

Project awarded to Ricardo-AEA by the European Commission in order to develop a common method for presenting information on the levels of key pollutants...

App offers “hyper-local” pollution data

Smart sensor firm Drayson Technologies has partnered with Moovit, “the world’s number one transit app”, to support a pilot programme that could allow urban...

University challenged to find ways of cutting power costs

CHEMISTS from a Northern Ireland university have been awarded £3m to create new methods of sustainable energy and to develop technology that will lower...

Particulate monitor incorporates latest advances in thermal and optical technology, says distributor

A specialist in monitoring instrumentation for air quality and greenhouse gases, Enviro Technology Services (ETS) is now offering the Model 4 Semi-Continuous OC-EC (Organic...

Private sector support is key to reducing emissions in the Middle East and North...

Air quality experts from the University of Surrey are calling on private businesses to help the Middle East and North African (MENA) region reduce...
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Describing pollutant distribution in 3d

A team led by environmental physicist Stefan Schreier at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna is attempting to build up a better picture of nitrogen dioxide pollution in the city. The work includes the first attempts to describe how this pollution is distributed in the vertical axis, from street-level upwards, as well as the use of data from satellite measurements.

“Cleaner construction practices are vital to tackle toxic air,” urges former Deputy Mayor of...

Former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment Matthew Pencharz has spoken at the 2018 Executive Hire Show (EHS) (Coventry, 7-8 February) about the need...

Over two thirds of local authorities failing to gather Scope 3 carbon emissions figures,...

A new study appears to find that over two thirds of Local Authorities are failing to gather Scope 3 carbon emissions figures, despite growing...

Commercial drones have the potential to half CO2 emissions for freight

Commercial unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have the potential to almost halve the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of urban freight transport compared to small light...

£10.7 million for local authorities

Local authorities across England have been granted almost £11 million in the latest round of funding for projects intended to help improve air quality.

House of Commons committees report calls for bold and properly-resourced action on air quality

UK government action on air quality has been strongly criticised in a joint report published by four House of Commons committees
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Biogas boost expected from M&S endorsement

A major boost to the UK’s anaerobic digestion (AD) & biogas industry is expected to follow M&S’s decision in early September to purchase 35,000...

AI start-up aims to predict if the world can really avoid a long-term increase...

Permutable AI, an award-winning UK start-up in the field of ESG data, has been awarded a grant by the UK's innovation agency Innovate UK,...

Space dust analysis could solve mystery of the origins of Earth’s water

An international team of scientists may have solved a key mystery about the origins of the Earth’s water, after uncovering persuasive new evidence pointing...

Ongoing uncertainty around UK environmental protection, concludes first assessment of Brexit impact

On the anniversary of the EU referendum, Greener UK, a coalition of 13 environmental organisations, has published the first assessment under its 'Brexit...

Seasons in the sun

A South Wales business has been reaping the rewards after installing solar PV panels on its factory buildings. Solar Windows Ltd of Caerphilly, which manufactures...

Deal solidifies plans to reuse captured CO2 from biomethane plants

Carbon Capture Scotland Limited (“CCSL”) has signed an agreement with Iona Capital (“Iona”), a UK low carbon investment fund manager, to capture and reuse...

COP26 must launch a reinvigorated UK effort on climate change, says CCC

A new independent assessment of COP26 and the critical next steps for the UK was published on 2 December by the Climate Change Committee...

Automated sludge system needs less air and cuts power and cost

AN innovative three-stage biological sewage treatment process, which cuts costs and improves efficiency, is approaching final commissioning at Nottingham’s Stoke Bardolph wastewater treatment works....

Fitting sails and slowing down could cut shipping emissions by up to 40%, says...

Computer-generated image of a ship retro-fitted with sails (image credit: Smart Green Shipping). Fitting sails to cargo ships and sailing more slowly could reduce greenhouse...