Tag Archives: emissions

GSK Initiates Phase III Trials for Low Carbon Inhaler to Drastically Cut Emissions

(IN BRIEF) GSK, a leading pharmaceutical company, has unveiled plans to conduct Phase III trials in 2024 for a low carbon version of its popular inhaler, Ventolin (salbutamol). The initiative aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with the inhaler’s … Read the full press release

McDonald’s and FrieslandCampina Forge Green Partnership to Slash Dairy Supply Chain Emissions

(IN BRIEF) McDonald’s and FrieslandCampina have initiated a strategic partnership with the goal of accelerating the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the production of dairy products supplied to McDonald’s restaurants in the Netherlands and Belgium. This collaboration builds on … Read the full press release

Veracity by DNV Expands Integrated Partner Network to Aid Shipping Industry in Meeting Emissions Reporting Needs

(IN BRIEF) Veracity, the independent cloud platform by DNV, has expanded its integrated partner network to help shipping companies and charterers meet their emissions data verification and reporting requirements. With the inclusion of more partners, Veracity provides access to verified … Read the full press release

Hydro’s Sunndal Aluminium Plant Aims to Cut Emissions with Local Biomethane Integration

(IN BRIEF) Hydro’s aluminum plant in Sunndal, Norway, aims to replace fossil fuels with local biomethane resources to cut emissions in the production process. The initiative is expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 20,000 tonnes annually, contributing to Hydro’s goal … Read the full press release

Equinor’s Innovative Steam Turbine Solution to Cut Emissions at Statfjord C Platform by 25%

(IN BRIEF) Equinor and its partners are implementing an innovative solution to enhance energy efficiency and reduce emissions at the Statfjord C platform. The plan involves replacing two gas turbines with a steam turbine powered by heat recovery from gas … Read the full press release

Standard Chartered updates net zero roadmap with focus on oil and gas emissions reduction

(IN BRIEF) Standard Chartered has updated its net zero roadmap and announced a target of a 29% reduction in absolute financed emissions for the oil and gas sector by 2030, when calculated from a 2020 baseline. The bank’s approach ensures … Read the full press release

Next-Generation Disc Separators to Revolutionize Heavy-Duty Truck Engine Emissions

(IN BRIEF) Alfdex, a joint venture between Alfa Laval and Concentric, has won a contract to supply electric disc separators to a major global truck and bus OEM, starting production in 2025. The contract will help Alfdex maintain its position … Read the full press release

Neste on climate change discussion in Finland: transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately

(PRESS RELEASE) ESPOO, 9-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste calls on the next government in Finland to set more ambitious targets for emission reductions for the next four years. Neste believes that transport-related emissions must be reduced immediately and for the … Read the full press release

BASF: engineering plastic Ultramid now in use as standard to manufacture the anode- and cathode-end plate in fuel cells

(PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 11-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BASF, as the biggest chemical supplier to the automotive industry, is very active on and engaged with things like automotive drive system, energy consumption, emissions, new and improved powertrain concepts for cars, electric … Read the full press release

ENGIE recognized for its climate actions by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) with A score based on its 2018 disclosure

(PRESS RELEASE) LA DÉFENSE, France, 30-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE’s CDP disclosure for 2018 has been recognized by the environmental impact non-profit organization Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). ENGIE has been given an “A” score by CDP, which is the highest in the CDP Climate Change Assessment. This … Read the full press release

WEF / Oxford Martin School: balancing meat consumption with alternative sources of protein can lead to significant health and environmental benefits

New research by the Oxford Martin School for the World Economic Forum finds that balancing meat consumption with alternative sources of protein can lead to significant health and environmental benefits A sustainable food industry and healthier human life can be … Read the full press release

Neste launches Neste MY Renewable Diesel to the Swedish transport market

ESPOO, 12-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Neste is launching Neste MY Renewable Diesel for the Swedish transport market. It is made from 100% renewable raw materials and emits up to 90% less greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil diesel. With 2.7 … Read the full press release

EIA: banning hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in supermarkets the cheapest and most effective ways to reduce greenhouse gases in Europe

London, UK, 25-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Banning the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) – super greenhouse gases used in refrigeration – in supermarkets would be one of the cheapest and most effective ways of reducing greenhouse gases in Europe. Speaking at the shecco ATMOsphere … Read the full press release

Greenhouse gases emissions in the EU Emissions Trading System declined by 2% in 2012

Brussels, 20-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Emissions of greenhouse gases from installations participating in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) decreased by 2% last year, according to the information recorded in the Union Registry. Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said: “The good news … Read the full press release

Wizz Air Hungary received its first Airbus Sharklet equipped A320

Blagnac, 7-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Wizz Air Hungary, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost – low fare airline, has taken delivery of its first A320 aircraft equipped with Sharklet fuel saving wing tip devices. The carrier becomes one of … Read the full press release

The European Commission proposes new EU-wide rules for safer and more environmental lorries

Brussels, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission proposed today new rules to allow manufacturers to develop more aerodynamic lorries which will reduce fuel consumption by 7-10%, cut emissions of greenhouse gases, and also enhance the safety of vulnerable road users. The … Read the full press release