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Order placed for 'green' aero engine

Order placed for 'green' aero engine

Posted Wed, 15 Dec 2010 14:00:00 GMT by John Dean

Airline Deutsche Lufthansa has placed a $300 million order with a US-European manufacturer for an aero engine that reduces carbon emissions. The German airline has chosen the CFM56-5B to power 21 Airbus A320 and two Airbus A321 aircraft, attracted by improvements in the engine's operating performances.

Order placed for 'green' aero engine

Investment in high-speed rail makes environmental, as well as economic, sense

Investment in high-speed rail makes environmental, as well as economic, sense

Posted Tue, 14 Dec 2010 18:03:01 GMT by David Hewitt

As Europe's high-speed rail revolution continues apace, a new study has put a figure on the environmental benefits of train travel. The upcoming launch of a new high-speed rail service between Madrid and Valencia has, unsurprisingly, been welcomed by Madrilenos keen to escape winter chills in the Spanish capital and be lounging on a Mediterranean beach just 90 minutes later.

Investment in high-speed rail makes environmental, as well as economic, sense

The J.D. Rockefeller of Cleantech Energy

The J.D. Rockefeller of Cleantech Energy

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:11:02 GMT by Simon Kent

A report from global management consultant firm A.T. Kearney has sought to identify the route to success for chemical companies in the cleantech energy sector. A report by A.T.Kearney entitled 'The Race is On' asks who will be the 'John D. Rockefeller' of clean energy supply and dominate this sector.

The J.D. Rockefeller of Cleantech Energy

US airport signs solar power deal

US airport signs solar power deal

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:10:09 GMT by John Dean

Tucson Airport, in the United States, has agreed a deal which will allow some of its land to be used for the generation of solar power. The Tuscon Airport Authority (TAA) has approved a 20-year lease with Tucson Electric Power (TEP) for 50 acres south of the terminal to allow construction of a 5-megawatt photovoltaic array.

US airport signs solar power deal

Rolls Royce secures $420 million engines contract

Rolls Royce secures $420 million engines contract

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 14:05:02 GMT by John Dean

Rolls-Royce has won a $420 million contract to provide aero engines that will help Hawaiian Airlines improve its fleet's environmental performance. The company will provide Trent 700 engines for six Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A330 aircraft.

Rolls Royce secures $420 million engines contract

The World's First Mass-Market Electric Car

The World's First Mass-Market Electric Car

Posted Mon, 06 Dec 2010 10:33:05 GMT by Michael Evans

The zero emission Nissan Leaf, the first mass-produced and mass-market electric car, has been described as a major milestone in automotive history.

The World's First Mass-Market Electric Car

Raising a glass to the success of organic alcohol

Raising a glass to the success of organic alcohol

Posted Mon, 06 Dec 2010 09:14:00 GMT by John Dean

It's been one of the fastest growing trends in environmental shopping - the time of the organic tipple seems to have well and truly arrived. Research issued today (Monday December 6) by UK-based magazine Ethical Consumer suggests that Britain's drinkers have an unprecedented choice of ethically and environmentally produced beers, wines and spirits.

Raising a glass to the success of organic alcohol

Out of Africa: Green Code to ensure the sustainability of buildings

Out of Africa: Green Code to ensure the sustainability of buildings

Posted Fri, 03 Dec 2010 18:33:00 GMT by John Dean

Experts from the North East of England are helping to develop a Green Code to ensure the sustainability of buildings in Egypt. Northumbria University's Sustainable Cities Research Institute is working with the Housing and Building National Research Centre in Cairo to develop the ratings system...

Out of Africa: Green Code to ensure the sustainability of buildings

Management of Environmental Disasters

Management of Environmental Disasters

Posted Tue, 30 Nov 2010 08:40:03 GMT by Titus Manickam

Environment disasters are taking place because we do not have appropriate management system to oversee and manage such disasters effectively. It is imperative to have a high powered global authority to manage environmental disasters.

Management of Environmental Disasters

Recycling Label Hits a Century

Recycling Label Hits a Century

Posted Tue, 30 Nov 2010 08:06:23 GMT by Simon Kent

The British Retail Consortium's recycling label has signed up its 100th company. Now it is hoped the initiative can reduced the 'collection gap'. The On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme launched by the British Retail Consortium in May 2009 has signed its 100th company. The label scheme supported by WRAP (Waste and Resources Action Programme) enables companies to categorise the materials used in packing their products under three options.

Recycling Label Hits a Century

Green Investment Bank to be set up by UK Government

Green Investment Bank to be set up by UK Government

Posted Fri, 26 Nov 2010 07:30:01 GMT by Ian Youngman

Will the UK government set up the green investment bank, or is it just an idea.. But as it was a Labour idea originally, will it ever happen? The UK government has promised to set up a green investment bank. But as it was a Labour idea originally, will it ever happen? The government recently backtracked on a firm promise to set up the Post Office Bank, another Labour idea.

Green Investment Bank to be set up by UK Government

Hybrid tugboat - environmentally friendly shipping

Hybrid tugboat - environmentally friendly shipping

Posted Wed, 24 Nov 2010 16:55:06 GMT by Louise Murray

Shipping is responsible for 4.5% of global CO2 emissions, double the amount produced by the aviation industry, making the development of reduced emission craft a priority. A study by University of California Riverside of the world's only hybrid electric tugboat confirms the effectiveness of the technology.

Hybrid tugboat - environmentally friendly shipping

Prosecutions for Illegally Exporting Electrical Waste to Africa

Prosecutions for Illegally Exporting Electrical Waste to Africa

Posted Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:04:00 GMT by Simon Kent

The UK's Environment Agency has successfully prosecuted illegal exporters of electrical waste. A two-year investigation found 'a network of individuals, waste companies and export businesses' involved in sending waste overseas, and committing offences under the Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Regulations 2007 and the European Waste Shipment Regulations 2006.

Prosecutions for Illegally Exporting Electrical Waste to Africa

Debt consolidation - Can it help you to get out of debt?

Debt consolidation - Can it help you to get out of debt?

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 08:15:00 GMT by Ryan Smith

Handling debt has become the biggest problem in today's economy as countries have still not totally recovered from the economic downturn of 2007. The situation is not different in U.S. As per Bureau of the Public Debt, national debt has increased by $1.65 in this year (2010).

Debt consolidation - Can it help you to get out of debt?

Australian Government approve floating LNG processing plant

Australian Government approve floating LNG processing plant

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 07:26:53 GMT by Lucy Brake

In an attempt to become a world leader in the LNG industry, Shell Oil has been given the go ahead by the Australian Government to establish a floating LNG processing plant off the coast of Western Australian.

Australian Government approve floating LNG processing plant

Vacuums clean up ocean plastic

Vacuums clean up ocean plastic

Posted Wed, 17 Nov 2010 11:45:06 GMT by Lynn Parr

Five concept vacuum cleaners have been produced, built from waste plastic collected from the world's oceans. A new use has been found for some of the plastic waste contaminating the world's oceans. Five vacuum cleaners have been made from plastic waste, one from each of the oceans where the plastic was collected.

Vacuums clean up ocean plastic

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The Circular Economy and the Global Economy

Posted Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustaining us to the Summit!

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainability: adapt or die summit.

Posted Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainability in Central Asia

Posted Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainable cotton: a need for investment

Posted Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pig farming improves its image (worldwide)

Posted Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:21:14 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Latest solar advances very attractive for businesses.

Posted Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:11:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Transformers, but with your house!

Posted Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:34:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Cotton growers need help

Posted Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:58:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Future Transport: roads, rail, air and sea problems

Posted Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:34:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Trash gets trendy

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 09:31:00 GMT by Rachel England

Wind Farms paid to stop producing energy

Posted Wed, 04 May 2011 09:19:00 GMT by Laura Brown

No Transition without Transmission - Friends of the Supergrid

Posted Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:43:39 GMT by Julian Jackson

Aircraft engines promise greener future

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 13:48:01 GMT by John Dean

UK's high carbon investment risk questioned

Posted Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:52:29 GMT by Adrian Bishop

You can put Old Wine in New Bottles

Posted Tue, 16 Nov 2010 17:50:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Airbus announces biofuels consortium

Posted Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:39:01 GMT by John Dean

Toyota plans new electric motor amid Asian trade uncertainties

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 08:50:00 GMT by Rachel England

Global warming and environmental disasters threatening food supplies

Posted Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:45:01 GMT by Nicolette Smith

Environmental accolade for US company GE Aviation

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:59:00 GMT by John Dean