Greenhouse gas emissions

GHD survey reveals 81% of British consumers support carbon labelling on daily services and 60% would pay more for environmentally friendly options

Monday, November 23, 2020 - 9:00am

This would give consumers greater understanding of their carbon footprint so that they can make more environmentally friendly choices.

Key Points: 
  • This would give consumers greater understanding of their carbon footprint so that they can make more environmentally friendly choices.
  • Four out of five UK consumers support the concept to 'carbon label' consumer services, such as a journey on public transport or an energy bill, according to a survey undertaken by GHD in October.
  • The survey of 1,002 people into UK consumers' understanding of the environmental impact of their daily habits also found that three out of five would pay more for environmentally friendly services.
  • The interviews were conducted online by Sapio Research in October 2020 using an email invitation and an online survey.

Leading fintech solutions provider Synectics Solutions moves closer to carbon neutral status thanks to investment in solar and renewable energy initiatives

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 9:00am

For fintech companies like Synectics Solutions energy use is the single biggest factor at play in generating these carbon emissions.

Key Points: 
  • For fintech companies like Synectics Solutions energy use is the single biggest factor at play in generating these carbon emissions.
  • Not content with that Synectics has also recently signed a contract with Energy Carbon Management to help source the remainder of its electricity needs from renewable sources only.
  • James Cunningham, Director at Geo Green Power said, "'Geo Green Power were delighted to work with Synectics Solutions in delivering their solar array.
  • We look forward to advocating and supporting the further reductions to Synectics Solutions carbon footprint."

CA Permits To Drill New Oil And Gas Production Wells Rose 160%, While New Wells Actually Drilled Plummets To 60;

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 7:04pm

The footage at well sitescaptured by Earthworks' Community Empowerment Project California Organizer using optical gas imaging technologymakes the pollution emitted from oil wells visible.

Key Points: 
  • The footage at well sitescaptured by Earthworks' Community Empowerment Project California Organizer using optical gas imaging technologymakes the pollution emitted from oil wells visible.
  • But permits to drill and rework wells outpaced permits to plug wells by 16% over the last nine months.
  • New and existing oil and gas production wells continue to present elevated risks of air toxics emissions.
  • "The good news is oil and gas drillers are not using their permits to drill new wells and new production has ground to a virtual halt," said Tucker.

WALTER P MOORE RELEASES EMBODIED CARBON STEWARDSHIP REPORT

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 3:00pm

HOUSTON, TX, Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International engineering firm Walter P Moore has released a groundbreaking stewardship report entitled Embodied Carbon, A Clearer View of Carbon Emissions .

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, TX, Nov. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- International engineering firm Walter P Moore has released a groundbreaking stewardship report entitled Embodied Carbon, A Clearer View of Carbon Emissions .
  • The report first defines embodied carbon, then Walter P Moore experts address why and how members of the AEC industry must work in concert to reduce embodied carbon.
  • This report discusses both what can be done today and strategies to eventually achieve net zero embodied carbon, said Dirk Kestner , Principal and Director of Sustainable Design for Walter P Moore.
  • Since 2002, Walter P Moore has actively embraced their role as engineers by seeking to reduce the embodied carbon of their designs.

Rentec Direct's Green Initiatives Result in Reduction of Environmental Impact

Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 2:00pm

GRANTS PASS, Ore., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rentec Direct , the highest-rated property management software solution, has implemented several new sustainability initiatives in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and environmental impact .

Key Points: 
  • GRANTS PASS, Ore., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Rentec Direct , the highest-rated property management software solution, has implemented several new sustainability initiatives in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and environmental impact .
  • "Supporting and contributing to our local community is a value we hold high at Rentec Direct, and that includes doing our part to reduce the impact of our business on our environment," says Nathan Miller, President of Rentec Direct.
  • We are proud to have implemented several changes that have allowed us to substantially reduce our carbon footprint as a company."
  • Rentec Direct offers industry-leading property management software and tenant screening solutions for real estate professionals.

GWTI Responds to RRC Gas Flaring Reduction Moves - Update

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 5:47am

The agencys commissioners announced approval of revamped exceptions associated with Statewide Rule 32 which states that all gas from any oil well, gas well, gas gathering system, gas plant or other gas handling equipment shall be utilized for purposes and uses authorized by law.

Key Points: 
  • The agencys commissioners announced approval of revamped exceptions associated with Statewide Rule 32 which states that all gas from any oil well, gas well, gas gathering system, gas plant or other gas handling equipment shall be utilized for purposes and uses authorized by law.
  • Among the changes are a reduction in the period of time for a flaring exception, and incentives for operators that deploy technologies to reduce the amount of gas flared, as well as more strict reporting requirements.
  • We are pleased to offer this unique technology solution to support Texas efforts to reduce gas flaring.
  • GWTIs solution not only reduces or eliminates gas flaring, it also facilitates the monetization of the source gas paying for itself.

BioHiTech Global Reschedules Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results and Corporate Update to Thursday, November 19, 2020

Monday, November 16, 2020 - 9:02pm

A webcast replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the end of the call through February 19, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • A webcast replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the end of the call through February 19, 2021.
  • The webcast replay can be accessed through the above links or by calling 1-877-344-7529 (domestic) or 1-412-317-0088 (international) and using access code 10150010.
  • A telephonic replay of the call will be available through December 4, 2020.
  • When used individually or in combination, our solutions lower the carbon footprint associated with waste transportation and can reduce or virtually eliminate landfill usage.

CRU explains how to understand India's complex carbon emissions problem

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 5:06pm

CRU's Global Carbon Emissions Service will help to solve this complex power puzzle.

Key Points: 
  • CRU's Global Carbon Emissions Service will help to solve this complex power puzzle.
  • Data from CRU's Global Carbon Emissions Service shows the average intensity of CO2 emissions from Indian aluminium production is 48% higher than the global average.
  • For example, hydropower, which globally reduces carbon emissions in aluminium production, is a power source which brings its own share of problems in India.
  • Indian aluminium producers can reduce their emissions, but the approach may be very different to other parts of the world.

Brightmark Breaks Ground on Sobek Renewable Natural Gas Project in Florida

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 1:00pm

Brightmark, the global waste solutions provider, today broke ground on The Sobek Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) project, which includes the construction of new anaerobic digesters at two Larson family dairy farms in Okeechobee County, Florida.

Key Points: 
  • Brightmark, the global waste solutions provider, today broke ground on The Sobek Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) project, which includes the construction of new anaerobic digesters at two Larson family dairy farms in Okeechobee County, Florida.
  • Upon completion of the project, the digesters are anticipated to generate about 171,000 MMBtu of renewable natural gas each year.
  • The gas will be delivered into the TECO People Gas pipeline system.
  • When fully operational, the benefits of the Sobek RNG project include offsetting 57,400 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions each year and generating 469 MMBtu of renewable gas per day.

Climate Pledge Arena Registers for Net Zero Carbon Certification

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 5:15pm

"Registration with ILFI represents the next big step for Climate Pledge Arena on its road to achieving a net Zero Carbon certification," said Jason F. McLennan, Founder of the International Living Future Institute and CEO of McLennan Design.

Key Points: 
  • "Registration with ILFI represents the next big step for Climate Pledge Arena on its road to achieving a net Zero Carbon certification," said Jason F. McLennan, Founder of the International Living Future Institute and CEO of McLennan Design.
  • "Climate Pledge Arena showsbeyond a doubt that buildings of all sizes and uses canpursue net Zero Carboncertification," said Shawn Hesse, Director of Business Developmentat theInternational Living Future Institute.
  • The Climate Pledge, announced in 2019 by Amazon and Global Optimism, calls on signatories to be net- zero carbon across their businesses by 2040a decade ahead of the Paris Climate Agreement.
  • Climate Pledge Arena, located at Seattle Center, will be the first net Zero Carbon certified arena in the world.