Monday, December 5, 2022

Population ageing and declining economic status may amplify air pollution health impacts

Population aging and economic development setbacks may outpace the health benefits of less air pollution and slowed climate change, according to a group examining...

Scope 3 emissions ‘can be like nesting dolls’ – overwhelming

The issue of Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions is discussed in a new report, "How Sustainable is the Technology Sector? Part Two", from market...

Carbon capture using MOFs: Northern Ireland firm secures £4.4m funding

Clean Growth Fund and Barclays have invested £4.4m in Belfast’s MOF Technologies as part of a Series A funding round. A spin-out from Queen’s...

Sponsored Content: Misting cannons added to dust and odour control hire fleet

Ideal for sites with limited water availability the new Dustfighter AIO from Envirogard comes top-mounted to its own IBC. 

Carbon-negative concrete picks up European technology award

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8qh7a5mcmw A new solution for manufacturing carbon negative concrete, developed by the Carbonaide project of Finnish research organisation VTT, picked up first prize in the...

Drive to net zero at risk from “almost useless” myriad of data, warns UK...

A lack of common carbon emissions reporting standards across industry “risks completely undermining the UK’s drive to net zero”, a leading UK strategic manufacturing...

PVC cables sector has worked to reduce toxic emissions, as sector conference explores

The most recent developments in sustainability and innovation in the PVC cables sector were discussed on 5 October at the 3rd PVC4Cables* Conference in...

Measurements show huge methane peaks in the atmosphere after the Nord Stream leaks

The methane leak resulting from the damage to the Nord Stream gas lines in the Baltic Sea is estimated to be equal to the...

Leeds City Council waives ticket costs for air quality conference

An accredited online medical conference bringing together some of the country’s top air pollution experts will now be free to attend on 4 October,...

Anthropogenic air pollution impacts health and climate in the Middle East

Desert dust was assumed to be the primary contributor to elevated air pollution across the Middle East. But now a research group seems to...

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,...

Grimy windows could be harbouring toxic pollutants

Dirty windows can harbour potentially harmful pollutants under protective films of fatty acids from cooking emissions – and these can hang around over long...

Sponsored Content: Guardian2: The solution for multi-agent site monitoring

Casella continues to demonstrate its commitment to helping its customers reduce environmental risks from large construction projects with the Guardian2. The system allows the simultaneous monitoring and reporting of noise, dust, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and vibration as well as wind speed and direction for an all-encompassing assessment of emitted levels. The Guardian2 unit can be ordered with any combination of the mentioned sensors.

Sponsored Content: Firm prioritises air quality

“At Air Spectrum Environmental, our priority is improving air quality in the industrial and workplace setting. Where possible, we believe that greening supply chains will make a huge difference to reduce or even eliminate emissions in our environment and improve occupational health and safety. This has become a focus for us as a product provider and as an organisation.”

Sponsored Content: MCERTS ensures best available technology for monitoring

ABB’s AWT420 Transmitter as well as the 100GP and 500 Pro pH sensors now join the WaterMaster Electromagnetic flowmeter and AST430 TSS sensor with MCERTS accreditation.

Sponsored Content: Budget-friendly clean air technology

Anua Clean Air UK is an established leader in the fields of high performance, low-cost odour and solvent emission abatement primarily based on its patented biofiltration and bio-scrubbing technologies.

Aerosol appraisal

What is purported to be the first global map of cargo ship pollution has revealed interesting effects including the apparent impact of fuel regulations. The "ship tracks" in clouds, which the study measured, also appear to be helpful in explaining how particulate matter both interacts with clouds and affects global temperatures.

Funding for early detection

Berlin-based start-up Dryad has secured e10.5 million in new funding to help commercialise its solar-powered sensor network for early detection of wildfires.

IMechE recommends rethink of UK waste policy

A radical rethink of recycling and waste policy is required to put the UK on a more sustainable path, according to a new report...

Dust sentinel

Engineering consulting firm Tetra Tech is using Zephyr® air quality monitors from air quality expert EarthSense as part of its dust monitoring service.