co2 emissions

Atmospheric CO2 levels

Atmospheric CO2 levels

Atmospheric CO2 reaches record levels LONDON – A dramatic rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide saw levels of Greenhouse gases reach record levels in 2013, according to new figures from The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO). According to the US Energy Information Administration, the textile industry is the 5th largest contributor to CO2 emissions in the United States, with 13m tonnes of...

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CO2 emissions

CO2 emissions

CO2 emissions: cleaner vans by 2020 The CO2 emission limit for new light commercial vehicles sold in the EU is to be reduced from 203 g/km today to 147 g/km by 2020, under draft legislation approved by the European Parliament on Tuesday. The text, already informally agreed with EU ministers, also calls for the introduction of more reliable CO2 emission testing methods. “We achieved a result...

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Capturing CO2 Too Costly?

Capturing CO2 Too Costly?

Capturing CO2 Too Costly to Combat Climate Change? Since a buildup of humanmade carbon dioxide is causing the planet to warm, why not just suck this greenhouse gas straight out of the atmosphere? That’s one strategy scientists have proposed to combat climate change. But a new analysis suggests that the approach may be neither economical nor practical. Before widespread industrial activity...

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Flainox to talk about ‘true green’ at ITMA

ITMA Asia will represent a showcase of textile machinery. Flainox Srl is going to present ‘NRG/NRG’ upgraded version of well established “NRP/UNIVERSAL”: rotary dye-extractor for garments, hosiery, socks and seamless. ITMA ASIA + CITME will take place in Shanghai, China during June 22-26, 2010. We will be very glad to present in detail the assessment done on carbon foot print. We...

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