Environment and Sustainability
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20 July 2021
Dick Philbrick, Vice President IES explores energy questions
04 July 2021
The UK government has tasked the new Green Technical Advisory Group with laying out a guide clarifying what does and what does not qualify as sustainable investment, in a bid to crack down on corporate greenwashing.
20 May 2021
The US have set an ambitious target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2030 - what are the challenges in achieving that goal?
Carbon capture and storage technology will be installed at a rebuilt gas-fired power station at Peterhead
11 May 2021
The energy company has agreed a deal with Norwegian firm Equinor to capture 1.5m tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) annually and store it under the North Sea.
23 February 2021
IEA - COP26 Net Zero Summit - 31 Mar 2021
22 February 2021
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £16mln for bold and ambitious demonstrator projects in smart and sustainable plastic packaging.
15 February 2021
All those working in engineering have a significant role to play in helping society achieve a more sustainable future.
15 February 2021
The need for collaboration, innovation and reskilling were hot topics for debate at the latest virtual Brunel lecture, which featured speakers from Europe.
13 February 2021
The 2021 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering was awarded to Isamu Akasaki, Shuji Nakamura, Nick Holonyak Jr, M. George Craford and Russell Dupuis for the creation and development of LED lighting, which forms the basis of all solid state lighting technology.
12 February 2021
As the plans around COP26 in November emerge from the COVID fog, the one certainty we have is we have to make it work. Not just the events, the meetings, and the conference, but the outcomes, the promises, and the commitments.
18 January 2021
Aiming to take a lead role in tackling climate change, the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has published its position statement with the commitment to work with all stakeholders, from governments to communities around the world, to deliver a fair, safe and sustainable future.
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