ENDS Report Weekly, 10 February 2011

ENDS survey of environmental professionals extended

With data still pouring in we have extended the ENDS survey of environmental professionals, in association with CIWEM and SocEnv. Click here to add your information. Participants will receive a summary of the results, plus the chance to win a bottle of organic sparkling wine.

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Energy From Waste 2011: multi technology solutions for a low-carbon economy

16–17 February 2011, London
The industry’s leading event on all aspects of waste derived energy, heat and fuel.

  • Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DEFRA
  • David Palmer-Jones, CEO, Sita UK
  • Ashish Anand, Director – Infrastructure and Project Finance, Barclays Corporate

www.recyclingwasteworld.co.uk/conferences , 01722 717031,  events@markallengroup.co.uk

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Reading the runes of the CRC review

The Carbon Reduction is going to be made simpler but will not be radically reshaped. ENDS forecasts the three changes to the scheme that the government is most likely to introduce.

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The Environment Tools Directory - save time and money finding the right solution

Find the best suited environmental accounting, carbon footprinting or sustainability performance monitoring software solutions through our network of users and vendors. The Environment Tools Directory lists over 450 environmental software tools and can help you find right solution quickly. If you are a software tool vendor, register your software now and maximise your market reach. Click here to search the directory.

Analysis

  • Analysis

    Anaerobic digestion gold rush ‘risks going too far’

    The huge interest in building anaerobic digestion facilities by waste, food and farming firms could spread existing waste resources too thinly, a waste expert has warned
  • Analysis

    EU ducks mandatory energy efficiency targets

    The European Council has failed to move to mandatory energy efficiency standards despite widespread evidence of policy failure. But it has called for new standards and research that would pave the way for an EU-wide smart grid
  • Analysis

    Energy NPSs could unleash new dash for gas, say MPs

    The House of Commons’ Energy and Climate Change Committee is “extremely concerned” that the government’s redrafted energy national policy statements do not mesh with the UK’s carbon budgets, risking a new gas generation boom.
  • Analysis

    Dairy industry fights calls for a change in diet

    The dairy industry fears environmental arguments will upset its products’ place in the national diet. However, evidence in support of a change in diet is growing

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The Castle Debates 2011 - Environmental aspects: science, law and policy

The inaugural Castle Debates 2011 – a series of high level environmental debates with leading scientific, legal and governmental speakers, organized in association with the Law Society and Sykes Environmental - will be held on a monthly basis between February and June 2011. The debates will address: The future for renewable energy and heat; Sustainable buildings; UK water security; Sustainable transport; Farming and food security. For more information or to register, click here