Month: July 2002
Business Briefs: biogas, drinking water, a new wind farm, and energy and water management
In this week’s European Business Briefs, biogas use is on the up, a drinking water purification company celebrates its success, a new wind farm for Belgium, and a new contract for utility management and energy supply in France.
Shareholders face financial risk from climate change mitigation
Shareholders in oil and gas companies could lose out from actions to curb climate change and increasing difficulties in accessing energy reserves, warns a new World Resources Institute (WRI) report. The report also reveals that many companies have not made their investors fully aware of the effect of these issues on future financial performance.
Business Briefs: wind power, emission cuts, heavy metal remediation, and hydrogen
In this week’s international Business Briefs, a new wind farm - which will become one of the US’s largest, US$4.5 million for pulp and paper company’s emission cuts, heavy metal remediation on the increase in Canada, and Tokyo’s first hydrogen refuelling station.
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