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Electricity emits less CO2 than transportation in the US

31/01/2017

It had not happened since the late 1970s. Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the transportation sector in the United States reached 1,893 million metric tons (MMMT) from October 2015 to September 2016, surpassing those emitted by the electricity sector that accounted to 1,803 MMMT during the same period.

Sodium bicarbonate has been developed from carbon captured in a thermal power plant

24/01/2017

Carbon Clean Solutions Limited (CCSL), a leader in carbon capture technologies, has just launched a new project at a 10-megawatt coal-fired power plant in India to capture 60,000 tons of CO2 that a chemical company-Tuticorin Alkali Chemicals & Fertilizers (TACFL ) – will turn into sodium bicarbonate.

 

Water Buildings, hotels with atmospheric water generation

02/01/2017

Atmospheric water generation is the main topic of Asturias company Teexmicron that following its recent agreement signed with Barceló Hotels & Resorts, has developed the so-called “Water Building” self-sustainable hotel project which generates its own water and renewable energy.

The “Natural Light” project in Africa extends to Malawi

Following the success of VELUX’s “Natural Light” project on solar lamps in collaboration with Little Sun and NGO Plan International over a year ago, the Danish company will now donate 20,000 new units to isolated communities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and Malawi.

 

New limits on pollutants in the EU to prevent 200,000 premature deaths

09/12/2016

The plenary of the European Parliament voted yesterday the new limits that the EU countries will have to meet by 2030 regarding emissions of key pollutants such as nitrogen oxide, fine particles and sulfur dioxide.

In the middle of COP22 Trump seeks shortcuts to untangle itself from the Paris Agreement

29/11/2016

Article 28 of the Paris Agreement states that “no ratifying State can withdraw from the commitment before four years. This means that the United States, no matter how Donald Trump denies climate change, could not withdraw until November 4. This is the theory, but according to American media he has put his team at work […]

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