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February 10, 2016
PPG Industries has announced that it has received funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to support a project to improve the fuel efficiency of radial tires for trucks and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/PPG-receives-DOE-funds-for-fuel-efficient-tires_77052.html
January 14, 2016
As part of an industry-wide commitment to help European chemical companies to improve their energy efficiency and competitiveness Cefic has announced a project to support smaller...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cefic-announces-support-to-improve-chemical-industry-energy-efficiency_76397.html
December 17, 2015
Stora Enso (Stockholm/Helsinki) on Thursday is inaugurating an innovation center for biomaterials in Stockholm. The center will include research, application, business development and...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Stora-Enso-inaugurates-new-biomaterials-innovation-center-in-Stockholm_75899.html
December 14, 2015
Ministers and other officials from almost 200 nations, after two weeks of negotiation, have reached agreement on climate change at the conference meeting in Paris, COP21. The key...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Climate-change-agreement-reached-in-Paris_75817.html
December 7, 2015
The parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC), negotiating for a global climate change in Paris, have produced a draft of an agreement. The draft amounts to 48...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Climate-change-Draft-agreement-produced-in-Paris_75664.html
December 4, 2015
Carbios (Clermont-Ferrand, France) has developed an enzymatic process that allows the depolymerization of 100% amorphous polyethylene terephthalate (PET)–based commercial...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Carbios-develops-process-to-depolymerize-PET-products-into-original-monomers_75574.html
December 3, 2015
Germany’s environment minister has initiated a national competition for the fifth consecutive year on environmental cooling technology. The “Cooling prize 2016” is...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Germany-starts-competition-for-cooling-technology-to-reduce-emissions-energy-consumption_75565.html
December 3, 2015
The European Commission has released details of its “ambitious” new circular economy package, designed to facilitate the move to a more circular economy. The package will...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/European-Commission-presents-circular-economy-package-update_75545.html
November 30, 2015
The European Environment Agency (EEA; Copenhagen) has reported annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the European Union. The EEA's report is the official 2015 submission under the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/EU-GHG-emissions-fall-2-percent-YOY-in-2013-21-percent-in-1990-2013_75489.html
November 27, 2015
Germany has joined an international initiative aimed at phasing out the flaring of waste gas during production of crude oil. The initiative "Zero Routine Flaring 2030" was...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Germany-joins-initiative-to-phase-out-flaring-in-oil-production_75480.html
November 27, 2015
The UK government has announced that £1 billion ($1.5 billion) funding for a competition aimed at the development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology for power...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/UK-government-cuts-$1-5-billion-funding-for-carbon-capture_75479.html
November 25, 2015
Solvay has announced that it will reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per added value euro by 40% by 2025. The company says that it will take a number of steps to achieve this...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Solvay-commits-to-reducing-its-carbon-dioxide-emissions-by-40-percent-through-2025_75455.html
November 9, 2015
The European Commission has published a proposal for a chapter on sustainable development in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), currently being negotiated by...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Europe-proposes-chapter-on-sustainable-development-in-TTIP_75104.html
November 10, 2015
The 10th European Bioplastics Conference, which took place December 5 and 6 in Berlin, attracted more than 350 attendees from over 200 companies and nearly 30 countries around the...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/10th-European-Bioplastics-Conference-Berlin-Bioplastics-as-a-centerpiece-of-the-circular-economy_75078.html
November 5, 2015
Air Liquide has started operations at a cryogenic carbon dioxide (CO2) capture facility in France. The installation is connected Air Liquide's hydrogen plant at ExxonMobil's...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Air-Liquide-starts-cryogenic-carbon-dioxide-capture-unit-at-French-refinery_75004.html
November 5, 2015
The results of European Bioplastics' annual market data update were presented Thursday at the 10th European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin. The results confirm the positive growth...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/10th-European-Bioplastics-Conference-Global-bioplastics-production-capacity-continues-to-grow_75000.html
November 5, 2015
Perstorp (Perstorp, Sweden) has introduced renewable Capa for bioplastics at the 2015 European Bioplastics Conference in Berlin. The capa for bioplastics is a concept that builds on...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Perstorp-announces-renewable-caprolactone-for-bioplastics_74994.html
October 28, 2015
US Patent and Trademark Office has awarded BioConsortia a patent for its advanced microbial selection (AMS) technology, which aims to enhance plant phenotypes and increase crop yields...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/BioConsortia-granted-patent-for-AMS-technology_74705.html
October 16, 2015
The trade association energy-intensive industries in Germany (EID; Berlin) has described the recently announced increase in the renewable energy law (EEG) levy for 2016 as “bad...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/German-industry-criticizes-increase-in-levy-to-support-energy-transition_74444.html
October 1, 2015
The European Union’s competitiveness council, made up of Europe’s ministers of economic affairs, has held an informal debate, with the participation of representatives from...
http://www.chemweek.com/envirotech/sustainability/Cefic-EU-ETS-reform-must-be-compatible-with-a-competitive-industry_74109.html
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