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CCS or going renewable? The answer is now obvious

CCS or going renewable? The answer is now obvious

Posted Mon, 23 Sep 2013 08:48:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The battle within the carbon emission lobbies is probably over. The rush in China and Europe, especially, to develop more efficient renewable energies has overtaken the old ideas of capturing carbon dioxide and ''hiding it.''

CCS or going renewable? The answer is now obvious

US carbon costs the earth

US carbon costs the earth

Posted Wed, 18 Sep 2013 06:43:40 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Laurie Johnson and her colleagues work hard to impress upon her government and the US public that their energy addiction cannot continue with fossil fuels. The only future seems to be renewable. For some, the future has been blackened with environmental disaster. Perhaps that will help to change the stubborn politicians' minds.

US carbon costs the earth

Dire Pollution in Central Asia

Dire Pollution in Central Asia

Posted Mon, 19 Aug 2013 13:49:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

When push comes to shove, the cross-boundary politics of central Asia have to resolve a nightmare situation where pollution incidents affect even everyday lives. Here, an ancient aluminium plant stands in the way of any accord between two neighbours.

Dire Pollution in Central Asia

Whales and sound - the full story

Whales and sound - the full story

Posted Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:53:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

When your average whale hears the medium frequency noises emitted by many naval vessels, the response varies from speedy and deep diving to almost null response. There is no excuse, however, for ignoring the obviously complex creature and the damage to feeding success when populations are reduced as low as they are.

Whales and sound - the full story

Pollution from Silesia to Scunthorpe

Pollution from Silesia to Scunthorpe

Posted Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:44:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

This report is explosive in its hard-hitting expose of health concerns for every European (and for that matter, every other) country that uses coal for power.

Pollution from Silesia to Scunthorpe

The carbon dioxide milestone

The carbon dioxide milestone

Posted Tue, 14 May 2013 11:58:37 GMT by Colin Ricketts

As carbon sequestration and other measures of mitigation are argued, the old figures become more and more worrying. Will anything start these non-scientific heads of state considering real logic and effective measures to stop emissions temperature rises and the huge risks!

The carbon dioxide milestone

Call it the Acidic Ocean now

Call it the Acidic Ocean now

Posted Tue, 07 May 2013 16:33:57 GMT by Dave Armstrong

While the warming has been catastrophic, the underlying effects of our treatment of the Arctic have been overlooked. This is a truly enormous chemical change, joining with global warming to destroy communities and possibly ecosystems.

Call it the Acidic Ocean now

Neonicotinoid nightmares

Neonicotinoid nightmares

Posted Fri, 03 May 2013 06:39:38 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pesticide use in increasing with a concurrent loss in the abundance of many animals. Here, a Dutch team discover some new correlations between the two.

Neonicotinoid nightmares

Pesticide is costly for bees, then birds, then?

Pesticide is costly for bees, then birds, then?

Posted Wed, 20 Mar 2013 10:57:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The way in which we have allowed concerns about neonicotinoid insecticides to go unnoticed is parallel to the Silent Spring ignorance that reigned supreme for Rachel Carson.

Pesticide is costly for bees, then birds, then?

Reef Destruction is Ecological

Reef Destruction is Ecological

Posted Tue, 19 Mar 2013 13:34:28 GMT by Paul Robinson

The plight of coral reefs: Those pretty fish and panoramic colours of soft and hard coral that we see on one of those rare undisturbed reefs are down to a complex ecology similar to tropical forest ecosystems.

Reef Destruction is Ecological

Pollution of the Chinese air (and people)

Pollution of the Chinese air (and people)

Posted Sat, 09 Mar 2013 13:18:40 GMT by Paul Robinson

The Chinese government has failed to halt unprecedented pollution of the air, as well as rivers and the sea.

Pollution of the Chinese air (and people)

Hope for the Ocean and its Resources

Hope for the Ocean and its Resources

Posted Thu, 14 Feb 2013 09:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The ''high seas'' are certainly spoilt and polluted; certainly in no way comparable to the oceanic treasure house left to us a century ago, or even before the production of plastic wastes.

Hope for the Ocean and its Resources

Trash Islands

Trash Islands

Posted Sat, 15 Dec 2012 21:38:14 GMT by Michelle Simon

Unnatural islands, created from litter strewn throughout the oceans. This marine pollution eventually accumulates as floating trash islands.

Trash Islands

More powerful software to estimate CO2 emissions

More powerful software to estimate CO2 emissions

Posted Tue, 09 Oct 2012 16:05:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

New computer modelling system can estimate carbon dioxide (CO2) emission levels of US cities and even individual buildings.

More powerful software to estimate CO2 emissions

The toxic dumps flowing under your feet

The toxic dumps flowing under your feet

Posted Fri, 21 Sep 2012 17:14:13 GMT by Martin Leggett

The scale and nature of the oil industry's waste-dumping underground has been revealed in a report by ProPublica, which was released yesterday. It describes how lax regulation, industry mismanagement and corruption – and growing risks from fracking waste - are brewing a perfect cocktail of troubles for future generations: right under our feet.

The toxic dumps flowing under your feet

'Nano-Velcro' detects mercury pollution in water

'Nano-Velcro' detects mercury pollution in water

Posted Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:22:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

A new nanoparticle technology that has been dubbed 'nano-Velcro' can detect even small amounts of mercury and other heavy metals in water and fish.

'Nano-Velcro' detects mercury pollution in water

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Zero Waste Week starts

Posted Mon, 04 Sep 2017 14:58:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

UK supermarkets must take lead in tackling plastic pollution

Posted Thu, 01 Jun 2017 17:45:00 GMT by Sian Sutherland

Nations that are cleaning up ---- part 1!

Posted Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:59:00 GMT by JW. Dowey

California butterflies and neonicotinoids!

Posted Wed, 17 Aug 2016 08:40:31 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A whale of a problem with shipping, noise, and conserving life.

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:10:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Smogmobile could rule city roads.

Posted Sat, 20 Feb 2016 10:50:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Rivers of despair, polluted from Basel to Shanghai and Melbourne

Posted Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:50:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Corals need more spawning, not more light.

Posted Tue, 15 Dec 2015 13:33:36 GMT by Paul Robinson

China comes clean (legally at least.)

Posted Sun, 15 Mar 2015 17:30:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Photography competition (Atkins CIWEM) for all

Posted Mon, 09 Mar 2015 07:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

CCS or going renewable? The answer is now obvious

Posted Mon, 23 Sep 2013 08:48:09 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Mercury burden hangs heavy round the neck of the albatross

Posted Mon, 18 Apr 2011 19:00:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

UK project gets the fat out of VAT

Posted Tue, 22 Feb 2011 09:25:00 GMT by Rachel England

Global Commission adds pressure to climate debate

Posted Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:10:18 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Air pollution linked to premature births

Posted Sat, 08 Oct 2011 14:06:01 GMT by Dale Kiefer

Gold fever is driving Amazon loss and mercury pollution in Peru

Posted Tue, 19 Apr 2011 21:01:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Beer bottles could help clean up lead pollution - Updated

Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2011 12:55:00 GMT by Laura Goodall

Quagga mussels invade your waterways!

Posted Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:31:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Unsafe disposal of water waste in Pennsylvania

Posted Thu, 06 Jan 2011 14:45:00 GMT by Paromita Pain