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Adopt ‘mobility solutions’ to save money and reduce your carbon footprint

‘Mobility’ is becoming a buzz word in the fleet industry, and finding the cheapest, most efficient options in travel whilst also reducing carbon footprint is quickly starting to become part of the fleet manager’s responsibility. The trend has moved away from them providing straightforward vehicle management to providing a...


LDN Technology Week

Talented Tech Start-Ups Set to Pitch to Investors

Creative leaders and innovators from the technology industry will be in the capital for the next seven days for London Technology Week. The week-long event kicked off today and on Wednesday 22 June some of the UK’s most up-and-coming tech start-ups will pitch to investors. The Pitch LDN event...


University of Edinburgh

Researchers Seek Safe Storage Answers From CO2 Reservoirs

Scientists from universities in Scotland are gaining a clearer idea of how to effectively use Carbon Capture and Storage thanks to natural underground pools of carbon dioxide (CO2). A study of the geological CO2 reservoirs will give scientists clues about how to store man-made carbon emissions. The scientists will...


Science

Iceland Project Could Be Carbon Capture Storage Solution

Researchers have successfully trialled a new carbon capture storage (CSS) project in Iceland. CSS is a way of storing carbon dioxide (CO2) gas to tackle climate change. The innovative new approach saw CO2 rapidly changed into stone and could one of the most secure CSS techniques ever developed. Long-term...


Atlantic Ocean from Iceland

Innovative Carbon Capture Technique Success

A new and unique way to store carbon dioxide (CO2) gas and tackle climate change has been a success. Researches pumped CO2 into the volcanic rock under Iceland where it was rapidly turned into stone. The innovative project is expected to be a new cheaper and more secure carbon...


RenewableUK

Blyth Wind Farm Set for Construction

EDF Energy Renewables announced yesterday that it is to start construction work on an offshore windfarm in Blyth. EDF Energy Renewables are expected to use revolutionary technology including 66 kilovolt cabling and concrete gravity base foundations. This will be the first time anything of the sort has been used...


cleantech

Last Chance to Nominate for Cleantech 100

The deadline for this year’s Cleantech Global 100 programme is fast approaching. There are only seven days left to nominate a Cleantech company before Phase one of the programme ends on May 31. To nominate a Cleantech company (it must not be listed on any major stock exchange) visit then...


Positive-tech21

5 Ways Technology Is Leading Us to a Greener Tomorrow

The world is heating up, and issues with emissions continue to rage on. But more of the world’s residents are working on ways to slow both processes. It’s not uncommon for companies and even individuals to leave a massive carbon footprint, but technology is helping to alter that. Cities...


Solar thermal technology

Solar industry will keep fighting after Government threaten to cut off support

The Government have held a consultation about the Renewable Heat Incentive. Following the discussion, it has emerged that solar thermal energy could be cut off from government support. Solar thermal is the only technology threatened with removal from renewable heat scheme. The solar industry has pledged to continue their...


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New Design Methods for Wave Energy Technologies

Arup has been commissioned by Wave Energy Scotland (WES) to examine the analysis tools and processes suitable for robust structural design of energy devices, providing recommendations and best practice for future projects. As the UK seeks to become more reliant on renewable energy, WES are supporting the development of...


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Technology is Enabling Us to Realize Energy Security

Without technology where would we be? When we look at energy generation, the vast technological advancements over the last fifty years have radically helped to tackle climate change and improve energy security — two of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. It is advancement in technology that has...


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Groundbreaking Technology Enables 100% Clean Electricity from Geothermal Heat in the Netherlands

Swedish Climeon and Dutch IF Technology are set out to change the way we produce electricity, literally from the ground up. Climeon’s game changing technology uses hot water from the ground to produce a constant flow of 100% clean electricity without the need for fuel or specific weather conditions....


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Sustainability and Science: How Eco-Friendly Labs are Contributing to a Greener World

There’s absolutely no question that scientific laboratories are beneficial and much-needed in the world. It’s in scientific and biological research facilities that research is conducted and implemented, and cures and medicines are created. And, because the attraction to science is to make the world a better place, many laboratories...


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#COP21: The Historic #ParisAgreement Is Adopted

To loud applause and a standing ovation, the world’s political leadership has adopted the 29 Article, 31-page Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. They have now requested that the Secretary-General of the United Nations be the Depositary of the Agreement and to have it open...


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How cooking endangers planet and people

Almost half of the world’s population still uses open fires to cook their food risking a number of diseases because of their exposure to air pollution, explains Nathalia Hentze Nielsen, communications manager for Dazin. Can you remember the last time you cooked a meal over open fire? I am going to take...