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Preparing for the sulphur cap in 2020: Conference presentation to look at monitoring wash water from scrubbers

Stephanie Lavelle of Chelsea Technology Group – a firm specialising in water monitoring – will be presenting on “Monitoring Waste Wash Water from …

Channel 4 Dispatches seemingly uncovers reckless deforestation being used to feed Drax

An investigation by Channel 4’s Dispatches that was televised on 14 April has aimed to expose the destruction behind the UK utility Drax’s move to replace …

Decarbonising heat: April event in Glasgow to discuss the challenges and opportunities

Solutions for heating the homes and businesses of the future will be under the microscope at Scottish Renewables’ Low-Carbon Heat Conference in Glasgow on …

Global limit agreed for greenhouse gas emissions from shipping

Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London in early April voted to place a cap on the greenhouse gas emissions …

New Zealand places ban on all new offshore oil and gas exploration

New Zealand’s government announced on 12 April a ban on all new offshore oil and gas exploration, a decision hailed by Greenpeace as “a historic …

Study highlights threat from pharmaceuticals in the world’s rivers

Pharmaceutical drugs are present in rivers and waterways around the world, at levels that present a danger to wildlife, and which are continuing to increase at …

Supermarket’s move to ban palm oil products: understandable but possibly misguided

Responding to the news that Iceland is banning palm oil from its own brand products, Dr Jake Bicknell and Dr Matthew Struebig argue that the plan could …

CBI report highlights importance of getting EU rules right for technology and creative sectors

CBI seeks to inform Brexit negotiations by outlining where British businesses want to stay close to EU rules and where they want divergence “The task of …

Arid cities must rethink planning and design to remain viable, says report

Built environment consultancy Arup is calling on arid cities to move on from a 1950s paradigm of city planning and design, or face becoming increasingly less …

Solar hydrogen breakthrough at Heriot-Watt University

Scientists at Heriot-Watt University are tackling the challenge of producing hydrogen from sunlight, an undertaking traditionally beset by high cost and low …

Utility engagement sought on real-time water monitoring

British Water is calling on water companies to share their real-time monitoring needs with a new focus group in preparation for the next five-year Asset …

Trade group secures better grid access for solar on commercial businesses and housing developments in Scotland

Small and medium sized solar installations up to 200kW in size will find it easier to connect to Scottish Power Energy Networks grid in Scotland as of 1 April …

EA gains new powers to tackle waste crime

The Environment Agency has acquired new powers to tackle waste crime, which came into force on 29 March, including the authority to lock up illegal waste sites …

Shell faces historic legal action in Netherlands for failure to act on climate change

Friends of the Earth Netherlands announced on 4 April that it will take Shell to court if it does not act on demands to stop its destruction of the climate. …

Report makes case for keeping UK’s onshore wind turbines going as they approach end-of-life

A new report suggests repowering onshore wind farms could "cut carbon, reduce bills and support local communities" …

Warning of dangerous decline in biodiversity across the world

IPBES is warning that biodiversity continues to decline in every region of the world …

April event in Berlin to discuss EV charging infrastructure conundrum

Franco Gonzalez, Principal Analyst at IDTechEx discusses some of the themes to be dealt with at the firm's forthcoming event …

England′s first ′Moss Tree′ installed to tackle pollution in Newcastle city centre

England′s first pollution-busting “moss tree” has been installed in Newcastle, where it will purify air in the city centre and create …

World’s first hydrogen dual fuel road sweeper delivered to Aberdeen City Council

What seem to be the first hydrogen dual fuel road sweepers will soon be appearing on the streets of Aberdeen …

Energy efficiency in shipping: New video outlines work of UN agency

All industries are looking to becoming cleaner, greener and more energy efficient – and shipping is no exception. Improved energy efficiency means less fuel …

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