Marketplace

  • Ashtead Technology Air Quality
    Ashtead Technology

    Ashtead to display latest technologies at AQE 2018

    The Ashtead Technology stand (No.84) at AQE 2018 will feature the latest and most popular products among the company's fleet of gas and particulate monitoring instruments for sale or hire.

  • Air Quality & Emissions Show (AQE) Trade Shows & Conferences
    Air Quality & Emissions Show (AQE)

    Registration opens for Air Quality & Emissions Show

    With political and media activity approaching fever pitch on the subject of air pollution, the role of monitoring is under more scrutiny than ever, so AQE 2018, the Air Quality & Emissions event (Telford, UK 21/22 Nov.), is set to be the busiest yet.

  • Go-Ahead Transport
    Go-Ahead

    Go-Ahead launches pollution-busting bus to clean up urban air

    The Go-Ahead Group, one of the country's largest bus and rail operators, has unveiled the UK's first air filtering bus that makes the air around it cleaner as it travels – allowing the surrounding community to breathe easier.

  • Cirrus Research Health & safety
    Cirrus Research

    THE LAKES ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC!

    THE VENUE: LAKES ALIVE FESTIVAL, KENDAL.
    THE CLIENT: CHRIS SELKIRK, OF SUSTAINABLE FESTIVALS.
    THE KIT: OPTIMUS GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND LEVEL METER

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Science

Bottles made of plastic that persist in the environment for hundreds of years could become a pollution of the past thanks to the discovery of an enzyme that eats the substance, and work by scientists to further improve it by engineering.

A future where microbial factories full of E.coli bacteria could be one of the solutions to carbon capture, plus the production of useful formic acid, has been imagined by Scientists from the University of Dundee, following work with industry partners.

A British team of scientists has successfully pioneered a way to enable manufacturers to convert CO2 into polyols, a key building block of polyurethane plastic, which is widely used to make a wide range of products.

Aluminium ion batteries developed by Taiwanese and USA research could displace the lead-acid batteries commonly found in automotive applications in just two years, visitors to the All Energy event in Glasgow discovered.

University science researchers have developed a new method they say has the potential to revolutionise the search for, design and production of new materials.

British scientists will continue vital Antarctic research into major issues facing the planet, thanks to a £100 million programme commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) that will take place over the next ten years.

The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme has kick-started a project to manage and protect 300 million hectares of tropical forests, with Edinburgh sustainability software and data company Ecometrica winning a contract worth more than £14 million.

Rising sea surface temperatures are causing marine-related tropical diseases and harmful algal blooms to spread towards the poles with recorded impact upon human health, a top marine and health scientist reveals.

Nature inspired nano-structures developed by a London university will mean smart windows can clean themselves, save energy and mimic moth eyes to cut glare.

Missile guidance technology is being provided for free by a big hearted Edinburgh firm to hopefully save Canada's last intact boreal forests. It's to help the indigenous Cree First Nation of Waswanipi by highlighting the ecosystem impact of logging affecting their livelihoods.

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