Event to showcase biomass benefits for businesses

Businesses and organisations interested to hear how biomass could reduce their energy costs, lower their carbon emissions and help them move away from a...

Plugging the gaps

What price energy efficient buildings? Representatives from sectors like construction, social housing and renewable energy met in Edinburgh in March to consider how Scotland...
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Line walking limits

Most consumers across the world are supplied with gas via local distribution networks which vary in size depending on the country. In the UK there is 280,000 kilometres of pipework; in France 170,000 kilometres and in the US over 3 million kilometres.
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Looking back on the future

A new book deals with the psychological, cultural and practical changes many believe will be necessary to avoid climate catastrophe - or, if it's too late to avoid it, to advance strategies of adaptation. That doesn't mean to just shrug and say "let's make the best of it", but rather to embrace - as an accompaniment to ever more concerted emissions reduction - planning for a world that is changing drastically, as Envirotec discovered.

Bioenergy gets graphic with new illustrated guide to the subject

A new graphic novel which addresses the big questions around bioenergy and climate change was launched in late March by The University of Manchester...

UK Government loses second court action in 18 months over failure to tackle air...

The High Court has ruled that the UK Government is not doing enough to tackle air pollution, the second ruling to that effect made...

Delivering pledges to net zero essential if Paris targets to be met, says IEMA

New briefing paper outlines the need for business relevance, multiple tools, planned pathways and transparent approaches On the eve of the fifth anniversary of the...

New world record for mercury emissions monitor

Quantitech, the UK subsidiary of Gasmet Technologies, has announced that the Gasmet Continuous Mercury Monitoring system (CMM) is the first instrument to be certified...
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Business energy efficiency to the fore at All-Energy 2013

Energy efficiency - we all know it makes sense; it offers financial benefits, and is widely recognised as the easiest and most cost-effective means...

Built environment tool to help with drawing up legal contracts

A new tool aims to help those in the property industry - from lawyers to surveyors - to navigate climate-aligned drafting. It helps drafters...

Comment: It’s time to draw up plans for reporting Scope 3 emissions

UK companies should begin drawing up plans for how to report Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions created from their supply and value chains, as...

Paper offers guidance on translating Paris climate pledges into action

As the world prepares for December’s crucial climate negotiations in Paris, attention has been focussed on whether the plans submitted to date are sufficient...

Call for papers on air quality and emissions

AQE 2017, the international Air Quality and Emissions conference (Telford, UK, 24th & 25th May) has issued a call for Papers on emissions monitoring...

Enzymes used in trial of enhanced rock weathering for CO2 removal

Veolia has partnered with UK biotechnology startup, FabricNano, to apply enzymes to rocks to trial faster, permanent carbon dioxide removal directly from the atmosphere. Enhanced...

Removing medical residues from wastewater

CONCERN has been growing at the volume of drug residues, pesticides and other contaminants in wastewater. Researchers at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) have...
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DMU in project to assess impact of electric vehicle recharging

A team of experts from De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester will be part of major new project to assess the impact of electric...

Wastewater sector emits nearly twice as much methane as previously thought

Municipal wastewater treatment plants emit nearly double the amount of methane into the atmosphere than scientists previously believed, according to new research from Princeton...

Local Leaders and mayors call for power shift to meet net zero

A communiqué signed by UK mayors and local leaders calls for a ‘power shift’ from Whitehall so that local and regional authorities...

EU closer to enforcing rules on methane emissions in the energy sector

The EU looks ready to enforce new regulations aimed at curbing methane emissions in the energy sector, for the first time. On 15 November, the...

Burping bacteria

As greenhouse gases (GHGs) bubble up across the Arctic, researchers are trying to identify other trace gases from soil microbes that could shed light on what is occurring in the melting permafrost.