'Treading water' on raw sewage in rivers as last year's overflow stats revealed
Latest sewage statistics show water companies in England and Wales are treading water on sewage pollution and the Government's Defra's plan just threatens more stagnation, state The Rivers Trust as they update their popular online maps to display how Combined Sewage Overflows (CSOs) are performing with raw sewage releases into your local waterways.
Banks have blind spot about value of biodiversity coalition of economists and ecologists reveal
Central banks have a blind spot about biodiversity. This means the millions being spent on preventing climate change may actually be damaging the environment, jeopardising global financial stability and endangering life on earth. This is one of the conclusions of the biggest study of its kind, led by an unusual partnership of economists and ecologists from 28 organisations belonging to the International Network for Sustainable Financial Policy Insights, Research and Exchange (INSPIRE), and including representatives from 25 central banks and supervisors affiliated to the Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS).
- Amazon buys fully-electric 37-tonne lorries to join its 1,000 electric van fleet Transport
- Sewage bugs convert Tata Steel's Port Talbot gas emissions into industry raw materials Resource & 'Waste'
Bradshaw releases third generation T800 8-tonne battery operated tow tractor
The four-wheel, 8-tonne tow tractor on the market, the T800 has been a popular model for more than 25 years. It is used for baggage towing in airports, line feed in manufacturing, waste movement, bin towing, and many other applications.
Go-Ahead expands air-filtering bus fleet following trial success
• Go-Ahead will increase its unique fleet of air-cleaning vehicles, deploying five buses in Southampton by end of 2019.
• Results from initial pilot show that one bus has the capacity to draw 65g of particulates from the air over 100 days – just over the weight of a tennis ball.
Go-Ahead launches pollution-busting bus to clean up urban air
The Go-Ahead Group, one of the country's largest bus and rail operators, has unveiled the UK's first air filtering bus that makes the air around it cleaner as it travels – allowing the surrounding community to breathe easier.
Turbine technology aims to boost affordability, driving distance, and environmental appeal of Battery Electric Vehicles
Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe B.V. (MTEE), a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group company, introduces the RANGE+, a power generator capable of rapidly charging the battery of a battery electric vehicle (BEV) while driving. It allows for fast recharging, increased driving distance and independence from recharging infrastructure.