EMT buses to monitor air quality and pollen levels in Madrid

Buses belonging to the fleet of the EMT, Madrid’s municipal transport company, will soon have the capacity to monitor air quality, pollen levels and different meteorological parameters, thanks to the installation of micro-sensors. The...

Mexico, USA and Canada analyse public environment policies for benefit of region

At the opening of the 15-01 session of the Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC) of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), entitled “Green Growth and Sustainable Competitiveness in North America”, Mexico’s minister of the...
China busca reducir la contaminación del suelo con el apoyo del Fondo para el Medio Ambiente Mundial

China to reduce soil pollution with support from the Global Environment Facility

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved the Contaminated Site Management Project, which is financed by a $15 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF). This project will help clean up...
La contaminación por ozono en Europa: menos días de alerta, pero concentraciones aun más altas

Ozone pollution in Europe: fewer alert days but concentrations still high

Air pollution by ground-level ozone continued to affect many countries across Europe during summer 2014, according to a new briefing published by the European Environment Agency (EEA). Almost all reporting countries exceeded at least...

World Bank approved a $12 million grant to improve performance and management of MSW...

World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved the Municipal Solid Waste Management Project, financed with a $12 million grant from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) to the People’s Republic of China. This project will...
biofuel

New Abengoa biofuel plant inaugurated in USA

Abengoa has announced the official inauguration of its second generation cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, Kansas, located about 90 km southeast of Dodge City. The opening of this facility is a result of the...
air pollution

EU targets for 2025 needed to curb air pollution in Europe

Air pollution is one of the major environmental causes for premature death in the EU which is why the Committee welcomed the European Commission's approach to tackle pollution at its source. Nevertheless in an...
environmental odours consultants

Environmental group, Odournet, appoints Simon Rützel-Grünberg as new CEO

Simon Rützel-Grünberg takes over as CEO at Odournet Group, the multinational sensory sciences and environmental odours consultants. Founder Ton van Harreveld steps down after 25 years and will continue as board member and Chief...