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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
September 30, 2015
Ocean Conservancy (Washington) on Wednesday released a report that outlines land-based solutions to reduce plastic waste in the ocean, starting with eliminating plastic waste leakage...
September 29, 2015
Germany’s federal state secretary, Jochen Flasbarth, has called for a strengthening of international efforts better protect people and the environment from the effects of...
September 28, 2015
Brazil has pledged to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 37% by 2025 and 43% by 2030. Dilma Rousseff, president of Brazil, made the announcement in a speech Sunday at the plenary...
September 23, 2015
Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU), a public-private partnership between the EU and the Biobased Industries Consortium, on Wednesday announced the launch of a €6...
September 15, 2015
Covestro (Leverkusen), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has joined the UN Global Compact, a voluntary initiative by companies to adopt sustainable and responsible business practices...
September 14, 2015
AkzoNobel said on Monday that it has signed a multiyear agreement to purchase sustainably generated steam from Dutch energy provider Eneco. The partnership will help reduce the...
September 8, 2015
Celtic Renewables (Edinburgh) has won an £10.9-million ($16.8 million) UK government grant to help it build the world’s first plant for the production of advanced biofuels...
September 3, 2015
Clariant hosted an inaugural sustainability dialog on 2 September in Frankfurt to examine the company’s role within the specialty chemicals industry and its contribution to a...
September 1, 2015
Clariant is hosting an inaugural sustainability dialog in Frankfurt on Wednesday to examine the role of sustainability within the specialty chemicals industry and the company’s...
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