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Top tips for CEMS selection

When it comes to choosing the right emissions measurement solution, there are several key factors that need to be weighed at the outset.

Heathrow plans grounded

Plans to proceed with building a third runway at Europe's biggest airport were overturned by the Court of Appeal on 26 February, on environmental grounds, placing the future of the £14 billion project in doubt. Envirotec writes

Three billion tons less CO2 emissions by 2030 possible with photonics, says study

Photonics technologies can contribute to reducing carbon dioxide emissions by three billion tons per year by 2030, according to a new study...

‘Urgent action’ needed if Scotland’s transport sector is to meet net zero targets, according...

Net zero offers ‘huge economic development opportunity’ for Scotland But significant investment and urgent action is required Interconnectivity between different modes of transport...

Planned UK spaceports could add significantly to emissions of climate-warming gases

The black carbon emitted by rocket launches has a climate warming impact of up to 1,500 times stronger than CO2 per unit of...

Delivering cleaner vehicles and better air quality: Educational roadshow returns to Scotland

An initiative with a brief to help drive up safety and compliance standards in the transport sector (including in relation to air quality and...

Stemming the streams: Reducing the environmental cost of video content

The rise in video streaming is one of the biggest hidden culprits behind rising emissions in developed countries. Sergio Grce, CEO of video-streaming expert...

We need to go “beyond net-zero”, says circularity group

We need to go “beyond net-zero” to combat the climate crisis by tackling our huge consumption habit, said Zero Waste Scotland's chief executive Iain...

CO2 monitors facilitate rollout of environmentally friendly refrigeration in Australian supermarkets

Supermarkets all over Australia and New Zealand are benefiting from advanced carbon dioxide monitors, says measurement expert Vaisala, as new natural refrigeration systems are...
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Embracing the suck

As the slipping of climate targets continues, it's becoming increasingly clear that cutting emissions won't be enough to keep global temperature increases below the 2ºC target enshrined by the 2015 Paris agreement.

Weather monitoring in extreme conditions

A VENTUS X ultrasonic wind sensor has been deployed by researchers at the Summit Station on the Greenland Ice Sheet in the Arctic, 10,000...

Measuring the success of climate change adaptation and mitigation

Dr Mike Morecroft, Climate Change expert at Natural England, has been looking at how we evaluate and measure success of climate change adaptation and...

Firm warns of increased microbial-influenced corrosion with IMO 2020-compliant fuels

Microbial monitoring specialist LuminUltra has highlighted concerns over the quality of some compliant fuels as the shipping industry gears up towards meeting the International...

Webinar will look at how to develop an effective corporate net zero strategy

The first in a series of webinars to help organizations develop a practical and actionable net zero strategy will be hosted by environmental consultancy...

Successful DVSA prosecution shows perils of supplying and fitting illegal emissions control parts

Victory in a new legal action by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) seems to highlight importance of providing type approved emission control...

Making the UK’s net zero target real: Professional services firm comments on progress

UK leads the G20 having the most rapid decarbonisation rate since 2000, at 3.7% Achieving the UK’s commitment to achieve net zero emissions...

Nitrous oxide levels are on the rise

Nitrous oxide is a greenhouse gas and one of the main stratospheric ozone depleting substances on the planet. According to new research, we are...

New tool assesses climate change impact on Europe’s roads

The impact of climate change on our road network is climbing the list of national priorities. Across Europe, National Road Administrations (NRAs) are having...

“Ground-breaking” trial paves way for more transparency and traceability in the marine fuels supply...

The first pilot of BunkerTrace, a system that combines synthetic DNA tracers and blockchain to manage risk for marine fuels by creating a transparent...
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New report says the building and construction sector can reach net zero carbon emissions...

Non-profit organisation’s report describes actions that would gear the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, through elimination of embodied carbon emissions As...