Articles that have been tagged 'environmental control technology'

  • 19 June 2007

    Testing times as new Seca spells fuel changeover

    Major changes are afoot for the bunker fuel industry as the North Sea and English Channel prepares to become a Sulphur Emission Control Area.

  • 16 June 2007

    Doffing the cap

    Most economists agree that carbon taxes are a better way to reduce greenhouse gases than cap-and-trade schemes. That is because taxes deal more efficiently than do permits with the uncertainty surrounding carbon control.

  • 14 June 2007

    Bay Area-based technology cuts ship exhaust

    The world's eighth-largest container company, APL, has announced a new plan that could potentially reduce shipping vessel emissions at U.S. seaports.

  • 13 June 2007

    GL: ships’ vital role in cleaner air

    Dr. Hermann Klein of Germanischer Lloyd has told the Nor-Shipping conference that shipping will play a decisive role in further reducing air emissions, despite being responsible for under 2% of global CO2 emissions in moving ...

  • 13 June 2007

    Intertanko calls time on residual fuel

    Support is growing for the shipping industry to switch from burning residual fuel to marine diesel oil as the most effective way of reducing air pollution from vessels, according to the international tanker owners’ organisati...

  • 7 June 2007

    UK carbon goals at ConocoPhillips

    ConocoPhillips is studying the potential for using its gasification technologies to build a multi-million dollar carbon capture plant at Immingham in north-east England.

  • 1 June 2007

    Bush in U-turn on global warming/Bush’s green noises greeted with scepticism

    The US president, George W. Bush, has unveiled a striking about-face on global warming, calling on the world’s leading economies to join the US in agreeing a global target to reduce carbon dioxide emissions before the end of ...

  • 31 May 2007

    Carbon storage captures the imagination

    Despite great strides in alternative energy sources the world has little alternative but to continue to generate the bulk of its power from fossil fuels.

  • 24 May 2007

    BP axes plan for carbon capture power station

    BP has announced that it is abandoning its plan for a pioneering power station at Peterhead in Scotland, after the UK government's energy white paper further delayed the process of securing government support.

  • 24 May 2007

    Law to allow burying CO 2 in seabed

    The Japanese Diet has enacted an amendment to an environment bill to allow projects aimed at confining factory-emitted carbon dioxide in undersea aquifers.