Reducing CO2 from Road Transport Together

This year’s annual conference of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA), entitled ‘Reducing CO2 from road transport together’, will take place on 16 February 2016. As well as the heavy-duty vehicles themselves, vehicle components, trailers, alternative fuels, transport logistics and infrastructure all play a decisive role in bringing down CO2 …

Energy Systems Conference 2016: 21st Century Challenges

The Energy Systems Conference 2016 will examine the global drivers affecting the energy system such as governmental policy commitments and objectives, global climate change commitments, and resource constraints. Co-hosted by the Energy Institute and Elsevier, the Energy Systems 2016 Conference brings together research, academia, industry and policymakers to: -Address the …

Ireland’s transition to a low carbon energy future

The transition to a low carbon future presents many opportunities and challenges for Ireland.The issue of how we will heat our homes, fuel our cars and generate electricity is of fundamental importance to Ireland, a country heavily reliant on imported fossil fuels. Does a low carbon future mean a high …

Analyses Reveal Record-shattering Global Warm Temperatures in 2015

2015 was Planet Earth’s warmest year since modern record-keeping began in 1880, according to a new analysis by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Earth’s 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest since modern record keeping began in 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

Belgrade Has Regional Significance and the Duty To Be the Leader

Secretariat for environmental protection presented the Action plan for adaptation to climate change on 19th November 2015. This is just one of the activities that is in accordance with the ambitions and plans of the conference COP 21 on which new international climate agreement was adopted. We spoke to Mr …

Global warming could stave off next ice age for 100,000 years

Global warming is likely to disrupt a natural cycle of ice ages and contribute to delaying the onset of the next big freeze until about 100,000 years from now, scientists said on Wednesday. In the past million years, the world has had about 10 ice ages before swinging back to …

New development could lead to more effective light bulbs

US researchers say they have developed a technique that can significantly improve the efficiency of the traditional incandescent light bulb. These older bulbs have been phased out in many countries because they waste huge amounts of energy as heat. But scientists at MIT have found a way of recycling the …