Rene Bakx, chief executive of Christchurch International Airport Ltd, has announced that the airport company has received carboNZeroCert certification from Landcare Research.
The forest and wood processing industries are taking their environmental message to the public next week in a multi-million dollar advertising campaign.
Curtin University of Technology sustainability expert, Prof Peter Newman has welcomed the announcement by the state government that it will be considering a light rail system.
RMIT Universityâ€™s Global Sustainability Institute and EPA Victoria have found the number of carbon offset providers in Australia has doubled over the past six months.
Researchers at Deakin University have found that diesel exhaust is far more damaging to our health than exhaust from biodiesel, the plant-based fuel.
One of the main problems in developing disused brownfield sites is the risk from the underground accumulation of dangerous gases. Now an invention from a university company that monitors the deadly gas methane lingering in earth pockets could lead to much more building on old factory or industrial sites.
Australia and China have signed an agreement that will pave the way for the installation of low-emission coal energy technology in Beijing.
The second annual Eco Expo Asia will be held 27â€“30 October. This year it will highlight the theme of â€˜Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)â€™, as this has become one of the increasing concerns in both the environmental health and safety field and the general public.
Third-generation photoionisation detector (PID)-based instruments, the MiniRAE 3000 and ppbRAE 3000 are suitable for applications in industrial settings, environmental monitoring, indoor air quality and hazardous materials response applications. The products are intended for use where hydrocarbon-based chemicals pose a toxic threat. They can be used for both leak detection and industrial safety. The instruments both have intrinsic safety certifications for use in hazardous environments in the US and Canada.
National greenhouse emissions reporting will commence by 1 July 2008 through purpose-built legislation or the National Pollutant Inventory, according to the Council for the Australian Federation.
Carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels have accelerated globally at a far greater rate than expected over recent years, according to a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The stainless steel iTrans monitor for fixed-point gas detection is built to withstand corrosion. The monitor is suitable for installations in harsh environments such as offshore drilling platforms, chemical plants or applications near a saltwater coastline.
The Australian Coal Association has welcomed an announcement by the federal government of $125 million funding for two important clean coal and solar energy demonstration projects under the governmentâ€™s Low Emissions Technology Development Fund.
Sir Richard Branson has appealed to the rest of the world's aviation industry to follow his lead in reducing the carbon emissions that the industry generates
The Goyen EMP7 self-contained particulate emission monitor is accurate for most particle and particle characteristics and covers a wide range of dust concentrations, insertion temperatures, duct sizes and stack materials.