Marketplace

  • Jacopa Water
    Jacopa

    Bosker does the Business at Walton-on-Thames WWT

    Water industry solutions experts Jacopa have provided a robust and highly-effective Bosker trash rake system to protect the vital pumps abstracting water from the river Thames for Thames Water's Walton-on-Thames water treatment works.

  • Super Soco Air Quality
    Super Soco

    Affordable electric motorbike launches in UK to revitalise urban mobility

    A new zero-emission, crowd funded electric motorbike has officially launched in the UK and aims to reinvent British urban mobility.

  • HWM Water
    HWM

    Water pressure management project saves Severn Trent 5 Ml/d

    Multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM has helped Severn Trent (ST) make significant water savings through a pressure management programme. Since April 2015, ST has installed 200 of HWM's Pegasus+ pressure controllers, saving 5 Ml/d in the process.

  • SEAL Analytical Laboratory, Monitoring & Analytical
    SEAL Analytical

    Ocean-going lab ... the real test of a nutrient analyser

    The UK's National Oceanography Centre (NOC) undertakes integrated ocean research and technology development from the coast to the deep ocean. As such, the NOC has a heavy requirement for seawater analysis. However, in addition to analytical work at the NOC's facilities in Southampton and Liverpool, the organisation's researchers also need to be able to analyse samples on board a variety of research vessels.

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Politics

A clean growth strategy setting out how the UK can cut carbon emissions to combat climate change while driving economic growth, has been published by the UK Government's Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark. Reaction to the strategy can be seen later in this article.

The EU Withdrawal Bill is inadequate to deliver Gove's "Green Brexit" vision of healthier environment, top professional environmentalists fear.

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) has appealed to Ministers over the withdrawal of dedicated contaminated land funding for local authorities.

Missed opportunities and silence on green topics has been a common theme from the responses we've received about the Government's Budget 2017.

Environment Times has received mostly positive reaction, but with caveats, to the Government's confirmed commitment to a 5th Carbon Budget in these post Brexit turbulent times from bodies concerned with business creating a low carbon future.

Melanie Kendall-Reid, Compliance Director of CARBON2018, assesses the implications for the UK's environmental policy following the Brexit referendum result.

Environment Times has received a mixed bag of comment responding to the environmental aspects of the UK Government's Budget announced by Chancellor George Osborne yesterday. 

Scores of responses from relevant organisations have come into the Environment Times office in reaction to the agreement reached at the UN climate talks in Paris over the weekend.

A growing professional concern around the lack of focus that has placed on environment and sustainability in the run up to the UK's General Election has prompted The Institute of Environmental Management Assessment (IEMA) to launch A Top Ten Sustainability Actions for the new Government.

Environmentally active parliamentarians, businesses, NGOs and the media have been presented with the 2014 Green Ribbon Political Awards, whose aim is to inspire others into best practice and cajole backsliders into action.