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Carbon Capture and Storage – Quite Possibly The Last Chance Before Runaway Climate Change Becomes Unavoidable

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is the only technology proposed at present that could enable emissions mitigation with continued use of fossil fuels, so why is it taking so long for it to be developed? Man generated energy-related CO2 emissions are higher than ever and further emissions increase seems inevitable. The rapid application of carbon […]

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ZERO Waste England and Wales – Next Step Landfill Bans?

Our politicians have committed England and Wales to a target of zero waste in the future. Similar intentions have been in place in Scotland for somewhat longer. The next step will be additional regulations to limit the use of landfill, because the intent is to do much better than current EU wide legislation and targets […]

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Going Green is Confusing – Defra Announces a New Body To Help Organisations and Households

Defra Announces Body to Help Businesses and Communities Go Green Defra has announced a new body to help businesses and communities go green Defra is bringing together a range of bodies under WRAP’s leadership to provide a one-stop-shop to help businesses, organisations and households become more resource efficient, Environment Secretary Hilary Benn announced today. The […]

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Time to Send in Your Abstracts for the Next Sardinia Conference

Call for Abstracts for the Twelfth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, 5 – 9 October 2009, S. Margherita di Pula (Cagliari), Sardinia, Italy The organisers of the top Waste and resource management conference are once again seeking papers from experts in their fields. To write a good quality paper and present it at the […]

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Resurfacing Technique Saves the Planet

Insitu recycling of a damaged road surface near Peterborough provided a perfect solution for the local environmentally friendly council.  This is part of a report published in the Highways magazine June 2008. I won’t publish it all here for copyright reasons. (It may be available at http://www.highways-mag.co.uk/ )   Cambridgeshire County Council is believed to […]

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