Due to the presence of testing equipment and underwater cabling, trawling will not be possible within the test zones, helping to preserve fish stocks. SEPA is committed to giving the project its full backing so that Scotland can reach its renewable energy targets. Kaisha Atakhanova, a 47-year-old biologist from Kazakhstan has won the Goldman Environmental Prize for a five-year campaign against her own government and their policy of allowing other countries to dispose of nuclear waste into Kazakhstan – in exchange for money.
As long as nuclear fuel and nuclear arms are being developed there will always be waste – and there will always be a dilemma of where to dump. The plan for the nation’s first commercial biofuel is now awaiting Cabinet approval as the first step in taking a biofuel bill to parliament and making it law. Vietnam, facing a power shortage as demand grows by 17 percent a year, has launched a campaign to cut electricity consumption by 10 percent. Public lighting is to be dimmed and air conditioners at state agencies set at 25 degrees Celsius, the Nhan Dan daily reported recently, citing a directive from Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung.
ung also called on people to reduce the use of air-conditioners, water heaters and irons in their homes during the peak hours in the evenings. However, experts and officials said severe outages experienced in the north were nearly over, after rains brought more water to the Hoa Binh hydro-electric power plant, Vietnam’s biggest. Read More: Conveyancer Melbourne – Wrpwa
The economy lost around $3 million a day due to the power shortage in May this year, and the situation has forced the Vietnamese authorities to buy more power from China and plan 60 additional power plants by 2020. As debate rages across Europe over whether it’s realistic, or even possible, to implement the EU’s Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directives, the Norwegians are already breaking their own targets, collecting and reprocessing over 90% of their electronic and electrical waste in an environmentally responsible manner in the last year.