Environmental first for sector
- BRUNEI GOES GREEN. // ASEANAffairs;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p16
The article reports that Brunei Darussalam has taken steps to lower its ecological footprint including the deal with a Singapore-based entity to transform the Sultanate into a green and low-carbon economy with options of exploring alternative energy sources and waste treatment programs.
- The city of the future. Gavin, James // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2009 Changing Attitudes Supplement, p16
The article informs that the creation of Masdar City, the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste city, by Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), is expected to make the emirate a centre for renewable-energy research. The UAE has the world's largest carbon footprint per capita and the Masdar city...
- The Multifunctional Environmental Energy Tower: Carbon Footprint and Land Use Analysis of an Integrated Renewable Energy Plant. Bonamente, Emanuele; Pelliccia, Lara; Merico, Maria Cleofe; Rinaldi, Sara; Petrozzi, Alessandro // Sustainability (2071-1050);2015, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p13564
The Multifunctional Environmental Energy Tower (MEET) is a single, vertical, stand-alone renewable energy plant designed to decrease the primary energy consumption from fossil fuels, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to maximize the energy production from renewable sources available in place...
- In-depth PESTLE insights. // Saudi Arabia Country Profile;May2014, following p1
The article offers information on political, economic, social, technological, legal and environmental (PESTLE) structure of Saudi Arabia. Topics discussed include lack of effective policymaking of stable government of the country, dependency of country's economy on oil sector and high rate of...
- CHOOSING AFRICA'S FUTURE. // Africa: Ecological Footprint & Human Well-Being;2008, p22
The article emphasizes the importance of preparing for global ecological overshoot by promptly implementing policies and strategies that will minimize the impact of growing scarcity. Solutions for Africa's conditions include managing productive ecosystems, using alternative energy sources and...
- Nissan sets out plan to bolster green credentials. // Marketing Week;10/27/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 43, p4
The article reports on the move of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. to outline its plan to bolster its green credentials by laying an environmental program that focuses on reducing its carbon footprint and increasing renewable energy use in Great Britain.
- MAKING THE CASE FOR RENEWABLE NATURAL GAS. Taglia, Peter // BioCycle;Jun2011, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p40
The article discusses the need to avail of renewable natural gas due to its lesser ecological impact as compared to conventional natural gas with low prices in the U.S. It notes that vast swaths of previously inaccessible deposits of natural gas in shale formations have been opened by horizontal...
- Energy Economics and Policy of Renewable Energy Sources in the European Union. Strielkowski, Wadim; Krška, Štěpán; Lisin, Evgeny // International Journal of Energy Economics & Policy (IJEEP);2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p333
European Union adapted the policy of reducing its carbon footprint and embarked on the journey to shift to renewable energy sources in the early 1990s. The whole process started with implementations of binding rules that set up indicative targets for the EU Member States. However, this process...
- EVENTS. // Utility Week;7/9/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 24, p24
A calendar of events in the utilities sector is presented, including Future Water 2010, the Westminster Energy, Transport and Environment Forum: Biofuels event and 9th UK Conference on Wind Engineering.