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Latest Environmental Issues

20 Feb, 2018, 16:41 GMT Frost & Sullivan Identifies Emission Control Technologies as Key Solution in Addressing Air Pollution

Emission control technologies will play a significant role in improving air quality, other public health issues and promoting carbon neutral cities...


15 Feb, 2018, 09:00 GMT Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food expands its fire prevention programme to improve community welfare

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food's Desa Makmur Peduli Api (DMPA) programme completed another successful year with reduced fires and hotspots in the...


12 Feb, 2018, 16:00 GMT Transportable Optical Clock Used to Measure Gravitation for the First Time

A European collaboration involving clock experts from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and...


08 Feb, 2018, 11:06 GMT East-West Connect's Dmitry Leus: The World of Finance Needs to go Green

Dmitry Leus, writing in EU Today, welcomed the fact that, with the US withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accords, European governments have...


08 Feb, 2018, 03:30 GMT Ledvance Successfully Delivers 25 Million Energy-efficient LED Lamps to Indian Government

- One of the biggest government contracts for Ledvance in almost 100 years of being in the general lighting business. - Deal...


08 Feb, 2018, 01:00 GMT Ledvance Successfully Delivers 25 Million Energy-efficient LED Lamps to Indian Government

- One of the biggest government contracts for Ledvance in almost 100 years of being in the general lighting business. - Deal...


06 Feb, 2018, 14:48 GMT Over 200 Sustainability Thought Leaders to Convene at the Abu Dhabi Sustainable Business Leadership Forum 2018

The Abu Dhabi Sustainability Group (ADSG), an exclusive membership organisation whose mission is to promote sustainability management in Abu...


02 Feb, 2018, 16:14 GMT Envision Inks Strategic Sustainable Development Partnerships in Singapore

Turns "Smart Nation" from project into product Envision, a global leading digital energy platform company, is partnering with four Singapore...


29 Jan, 2018, 15:05 GMT Hublot and Depeche Mode to Release a Collector's Edition Series of 55 Unique Big Bang Watches to Benefit charity: water, Inspired by Each of the Band's 55 Singles

One of the most influential, beloved and best-selling musical acts of all time, Depeche Mode have sold over 100 million records worldwide and...


29 Jan, 2018, 07:00 GMT Energi Mine Successfully Raises £8 Million Through ICO Pre-Sale

Public Sale Opens on 1 February 2018 Company on target to hit £12 million fundraising cap Funds will be invested in blockchain-based...


25 Jan, 2018, 12:20 GMT iPoint Takes Over Industry Leader in Life Cycle Assessment and Material Flow Cost Accounting

Reutlingen-based Software House Extends Circular Economy Portfolio with LCA and MFCA Solutions iPoint-systems continues its growth course....


24 Jan, 2018, 07:00 GMT Tetra Pak Pledges Support for EU Plastics Strategy

Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission's Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy....


23 Jan, 2018, 12:15 GMT Hager + Elsässer Awarded Contract To Modernize Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant For The Knauf Company In Russia

Hager + Elsässer (H+E), an Aquarion Group company and a leading international supplier of industrial process and wastewater treatment, together...


23 Jan, 2018, 09:00 GMT Volvo Trucks Wants to see Fewer Trucks in Urban Rush-Hour Traffic

In 2019 Volvo Trucks will start selling electric trucks in Europe, and the first units will be put into operation together with selected...


18 Jan, 2018, 13:13 GMT Masdar Institute and Cleanergy Partner in Research on Thermal Energy Storage for the Cleanergy Stirling CSP System

Renewable energy solutions that can deliver on-demand electricity and store energy when renewable resources are available, is the key component...


18 Jan, 2018, 13:05 GMT EU Plastics Strategy Misses Chance to Fully Embrace the Benefits of Bio-Based and Biodegradable Plastics

The European Strategy for Plastics, published on Tuesday by the European Commission, sets clear goals to curb plastic waste, increase resource...