Day: 24 September 2014
Cash into trash: Energy recovery projects turning investors’ heads
The UK waste management sector continues to present attractive opportunities for investors and a number of energy-from-waste (EfW) projects have been backed by huge investments in the past few years. Here, Alon Laniado explores what causes investors to dig deep into their pockets.
Building Competitive Green Industries: The Climate and Clean Technology Opportunity for Developing Countries
As we confront the challenge of climate change - a potentially lethal threat to our planet - it is vital that policymakers in every country resolve to take effective action to limit greenhouse-gas emissions. The technical challenge may seem daunting, yet taking far- sighted action to restrain climate-damaging emissions can have a net positive effect on the economy.
Designing energy-from-waste plants for communities off-piste
Imagine going up an 85-metre climbing wall and then imagine viewing an artificial ski slope when you reach the top. Now imagine skiing down that ski slope which happens to rest on top of the roof of a €500m energy-from-waste (EfW) plant. Your imagination is not running wild - this is about to become reality in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 2017. Liz Gyekye reports.
New York Climate Summit: Multimedia Roundup
More than 120 international figureheads descended upon the UN headquarters in New York on Tuesday (23 September) to raise political momentum for a meaningful universal climate agreement in Paris 2015 and galvanise transformative action to curb runaway greenhouse gas emissions.
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