Soil pollution poses a worrisome threat to agricultural productivity, food safety, and human health, but far too little is known about the scale and severity of that threat, warns a new FAO report released at the start of a global symposium.
This note expands on the findings of a recent IEA Insight Paper on renewable energy for industry, exploring further the potential for decarbonising the European industry by replacing fossil fuels with electricity from offshore wind in Northern Europe, either directly or via hydrogen production.
More and more non-energy companies are voluntarily – and actively – procuring or investing in self-generation of renewable energy. Driven by sharp cost reductions, combined with growing calls for sustainability among investors and consumers, renewables have become an attractive source of energy for corporate users around the world.
Offshore wind projects create ample opportunities for local value creation. Income and jobs can be maximised by leveraging existing economic activities and building upon domestic supply chains. Education and training, however, must be attuned to emerging needs in the offshore wind industry.
NewClimate Institute, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and IIASA present an overview of on climate change mitigation policies in 25 major emitting countries/regions that have been adopted since July 2017.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Ashu Charm Udyog Vs. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 25/04/2018 regarding lack of permission from CGWA and also the authorization for M/s. Ashu Charm Udyog, Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. NGT directs that the leather industry shall not function till required permissions are obtained.
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Danish Leather Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board dated 25/04/2018 regarding ground water extraction by M/s. Danish Leather without authorization from the Central Ground Water Authority. NGT permits the industry to operate only if it is granted consent from CGWA for groundwater extraction.
The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) released its Global Wind Report: Annual Market Update, showing a maturing industry successfully competing in the marketplace, even against heavily subsidized traditional power generation technologies.