Port authorities in Asia get ready to enforce IMO 2020 with the help of...

Instruments for measuring the sulphur content in fuel oil have been delivered to both the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore and the Australian...

UK’s most sustainable cities ranked in new report

Southern cities outperform rest of UK in terms of environmental sustainability
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Analysing complex gas mixtures

As a powerful approach for the measurement of complex gas mixtures, Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy has come a long way since the first commercial instruments appeared in the late 1950s. Since then, the technique has expanded its domain of usefulness considerably, as Envirotec finds out .
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CCUS: An unlikely saviour?

For a country like the UK, which has committed to generating net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050, it appears that developing the technology of carbon capture and storage (CCS) will be "a necessity not an option," to quote the IMechE's Jenifer Baxter. Many others agree, and the UK has just announced a major funding commitment for the approach. But is it enough? Envirotec reports
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Blue-sky ambition as UK government enshrines net-zero commitment in law

On 12 June legislation was set forth in Parliament committing the UK to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 .
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‘Committed’ fossil fuel emissions could jeopardize international climate goals

The nations that have signed agreements to stabilize the global mean temperature by 2050 will be unable to meet their goals unless existing fossil fuel-burning infrastructure around the world is retired early .

Elsevier makes the latest climate change research freely available via Mendeley

Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, is making over 5,000 subscription articles on climate change freely available from across...

Hydrogen could replace natural gas to heat homes and slash carbon emissions, new report...

Leading UK engineers have assessed the possibility of using hydrogen in place of natural gas in the UK’s gas grid and concluded that there...

Technology firms target maritime greenhouse gas emissions with AI-powered fuel optimisation services

Fujitsu has announced (7 June) a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Vessel Fuel Optimisation digital web service enabling maritime firms to cut fuel costs for...

Transition to green steelmaking vital to UK industry’s long-term future, says report

The UK steel industry must fundamentally transform if it is to remain globally competitive over the next 30 years, according to a new report...
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The promise of new shipping fuels

A new paper ‘Sailing on Solar’ presents a vision of how international shipping can meet its target of at least halving emissions by 2050

Review raises UK ambition level on cutting emissions

A report from the Committee on Cliimate Change (CCC) - the independent body advising the Government on climate change - has urged a much...

Firm launches advanced hydrocarbon gas analysers

Signal Group, the UK based developer and manufacturer of gas analysers, has launched the new ‘SOLAR’ range of fixed hydrocarbon monitors. The SOLAR instruments...

Firm becomes first construction materials supplier to achieve PAS 2080 verification

Aggregate Industries has become the first construction materials supplier to achieve PAS 2080 verification after demonstrating its ongoing commitment to supplying low carbon solutions...

Coastal wetlands capture more carbon as seas rise

New research shows tidal marshes could help reduce the impact of climate change As sea levels rise, coastal wetlands could play a key role in...

CO2 emissions in developed economies fall due to decreasing fossil fuel and energy use

Efforts to cut emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) and tackle climate change in developed economies are beginning to pay off, according to research led...

“No dodging carbon, methane or climate change at IP Week 2019” says Energy Institute...

Big sustainability challenges to be addressed at annual London oil and gas industry fixture The oil and gas industry’s role in tackling climate change will...

World’s biggest terrestrial carbon sinks are found in young forests

More than half of the carbon sink in the world’s forests is in areas where the trees are relatively young – under 140 years...

GDPR is lessening CO2 emissions by 360 tonnes per day, says study

A new study has shown that GDPR is actually benefitting the environment: 360 tonnes of CO2 is being saved every day from sending fewer...

Unexpected link between air pollutants from plants and man-made emissions

Scientists are seemingly a step closer to understanding what controls the behaviour of fine particulate matter in the Earth’s atmosphere after identifying new linkages...