Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 9 May 2008

    EU carbon targets too hot to handle

    The European Union's goal of having 12 carbon capture and storage demonstration projects operating across Europe by 2015 will not be reached unless a mechanism to fund them is quickly put in place, according to a senior advis...

  • 9 May 2008

    Greenpeace calls for a change in attitude over CCS plans

    The environmental campaign group Greenpeace has urged government policymakers to stop pumping vast amounts of taxpayers money into the "elusive promise" of carbon capture and storage and instead to prioritise sustainable ener...

  • 9 May 2008

    IEA warns world leaders about climate action

    The International Energy Agency is warning world leaders in the run-up to the next Group of Eight summit in Japan that big incentives will be required to encourage China and India to build new carbon capture ready power plant...

  • 8 May 2008

    Capturing carbon for a cleaner future

    In what the two countries are describing as an important step towards a greener global future, Australia and China have signed a formal international agreement for clean coal research.

  • 6 May 2008

    ‘Grim time’ for bunker industry

    The bunker industry is facing a ‘grim time’ as credit risks grow in line with the escalating fuel prices, which are expected to rise further as emission rules tighten.

  • 26 April 2008

    Rising nations face 'back door' emissions limits

    Rich nations, including the US and UK, are planning to push rapidly industrialising nations like China and India into accepting "back door" limits on their greenhouse gas emissions.

  • 24 April 2008

    Mitropoulos steps up CO₂ campaign

    The secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization, Efthimios Mitropoulos, has urged the shipping industry to go beyond the recent landmark agreement to cut harmful air emissions from ships, and work to cut CO₂ ...

  • 22 April 2008

    California sulphur rules dashed

    Efforts by the California Air Resources Board to impose unilateral air pollution rules on visiting commercial ships while they are still 24 n-miles offshore have been dashed again by a federal appeals court - but it remains ...

  • 18 April 2008

    IMO emissions proposals is ‘one of its finest moments’

    The leading Greek shipowner Spyros Polemis has expressed confidence that the amendments agreed by International Maritime Organization's Marine Environment Protection Committee to Marpol Annex 6, for reductions in sulphur emis...

  • 10 April 2008

    IAPH tool box for port clean air programs launched

    The International Association of Ports & Harbors has launched a web-based service, entitled "IAPH Tool Box for Port Clean Air Programs," designed to provide all the ports around the world and all parties concerned with quick ...