Day: 18 February 2000
‘Clean’ technology baselines must measure multiple emissions
If the Kyoto mechanisms for transferring clean technology from the North to the South are to succeed an accurate method of measuring each project's sub-sector greenhouse gas emissions must be used, says the UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO).
UK Government ignores its own sustainability indicators in spending review
The Environmental Audit Committee has accused the Government of ghettoising sustainable development by failing to include its own set of 15 sustainable development indicators in its second review of how government departments spend money.
More than 1 in 4 of US’ largest facilities seriously violating Clean Water Act
Nearly 30% of the US' largest industrial, municipal and federal facilities were in serious violation of the Clean Water Act at least once during a recent 15-month period, according to a US Public Interest Research Groups (US PIRG) report.
Weak enforcement of workplace air quality laws contributes to slow growth in equipment sales
The European market for indoor air filtration equipment will not grow quickly over the next five years, according to a report. "Unenthusiastic enforcement and implementation of legislation and a general lack of end-user investment interest" are among the reasons for the slow growth forecast.
Central and Eastern Europe will be the focus of Berlin Water’s international activities
Berlin Water is preparing an international strategy that will be presented to its investors. Emphasis will be placed on securing contracts within Central and Eastern European countries that are in accelerated accession talks with the EU.
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