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  • Panasonic - heating & cooling solutions Air Quality
    Panasonic - heating & cooling solutions

    Science & Technology Key for Better Indoor Air Quality

    To keep our minds sharp and our bodies healthy, we need to breathe in approximately 18kg of air a day. This is a lot of air, especially when you consider that we eat just 1.3kg of food and drink 1.4kg of water per day. A large proportion of this air is consumed within buildings that we live, work and sleep in, in fact, a report from the European Commission indicates that Europeans now spend up to 90% of their time inside.

  • Lord Redesdale answers frequent questions about EMEX Energy & Resource Management
    Lord Redesdale answers frequent questions about EMEX

    Lord Redesdale, EMEX Conference Chair, says: "We have so much to discuss and achieve to drive forward energy efficiency and Net Zero," and has put together answers to the main questions raised about the well established EMEX exhibition and conference, which for 2021 takes place next Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 at ExCeL in London's docklands. 

  • Holding Mayor to account on floods - London Assembly Member & Councillor to speak at Floodex Water
    Holding Mayor to account on floods - London Assembly Member & Councillor to speak at Floodex

    Hina Bokhari, London Assembly Member & Merton Councillor to speak at Floodex 2021

    Newly elected London Assembly member Hina Bokhari will be joining Floodex to talk about her work holding the Mayor of London to account on flooding. In her work at City Hall, she's Deputy Chair of the Economy Committee, and sits as a member of the Environment Committee and the Fire, Resilience and Emergency Planning Committee.

  • Edge Hill Sustainability Festival Trade Shows & Conferences
    Edge Hill Sustainability Festival

    Excitement builds for Edge Hill's major new Sustainability Festival

    Excitement is building ahead of Edge Hill University's major new Sustainability Festival, which takes place this week.

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Business

Josh Blanchard, Ecology Lead Consultant at recruitment specialist Allen & York, looks at the current environmental jobs market, focusing on opportunities, skills-shortages and areas of strong demand for 2017/18.

Chemical giants AkzoNobel claim to have opened the world's most advanced and sustainable paint factory near England's north east coast at Ashington, north of Newcastle upon Tyne.

A firm that was rejected on no fewer than 25 occasions to fund the construction of a new anaerobic digestion plant is now powering to success, thanks to the support of peer-to-peer funding specialists F&P Sponsors.

Most businesses are unaware that their bottom lines depend on soil, let alone of the huge risks they face from its degradation, sustainability expert Dr Jessica Davies from Lancaster University writes in a comment piece in a recent edition of Nature.

Mark Stacey, MD of Crown International, outlines his company's involvement in a cost-effective carbon capture and exchange technology partnership.

Ageing ductwork has promped construction material maker Hanson to start a seven year project at Ribblesdale cement works in Clitheroe to improve production efficiency and emissions.

The owner of an outdoor adventure specialist and author of pub walk guidebooks, Mark Reid, is making his mark on the Yorkshire Dales landscape by helping to create new native woodlands linked to his corporate customers.  

The sustainable palm kernel oil market is experiencing a period of volatility due to uncertainty caused by two large producers of palm oil losing their Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification.

Depicting the timber taken from old growth tropical forest as a renewable natural resource is false in many cases claim researchers from the University of East Anglia, who show that some prime tropical hardwoods do not grow back to commercial levels and are at risk from disappearing altogether.

The trade body for the wood-burning stove industry, the Stove Industry Alliance, has committed its manufacturer members to start meeting stringent new green laws six years ahead of schedule for an industry sector that is basking in the heat of green glory.

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