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United Kingdom CO2 emissions fall to lowest level in nearly a century

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LONDON — A record drop in coal use — coupled with the rapid growth of renewable energy, an expansion of energy efficiency programs, and an increase in burning natural gas …
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‘Spinning sail’ rebooted to cut fuel and make ocean tankers greener

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LONDON — An ocean-going tanker is to be fitted with a type of “spinning sail” invented almost a century ago in a step that could lead to more environmentally friendly …
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UT researchers link methane in groundwater to natural sources near Barnett wells

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AUSTIN, Texas — Scientists from The University of Texas at Austin have found that high levels of methane in well water from two counties near Fort Worth are probably from …
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Scottish councils invest £1.7 billion into fossil fuel companies

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EDINBURGH – In a departure from the fossil fuel disinvesting trend, Scottish local authorities are pouring £1.7 billion in 52 fossil fuel companies, realizing perhaps its bounty of hydrocarbon resources, …
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EPA spending to sink -31% under Trump’s budget proposal

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WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump released a partial outline of his 2018 budget, proposing billions of dollars in spending cuts to most government agencies to pay for large increases in …
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University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Kicks off First UAS Course of Many

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The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) is rolling out the first of what the university plans to be many future courses on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The class, …
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Put to the test, cybersecurity experts easily infiltrate energy companies’ networks

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A ship navigates through Buffalo Bayou heading to a dock along the Houston Ship Channel in La Porte. The computer hacker crouched low in thick brush on a cold December …
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Renewables Consultancy Adopts Drones for Inspections

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Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing …
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Finnish Cleantech Company Makes the Case for Emissions-Detecting UAS

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Aeromon, a cleantech start-up based in Finland, recently demonstrated the effectiveness of drone-mounted platforms for measuring industrial emissions. A pilot program at the Ämmässuo waste treatment center, which is operated …
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Silent Falcon selected as UAS of choice by Precision Vectors for BVLOS Operations in Canada

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Silent Falcon™ UAS Technologies is pleased to announce Precision Vectors Aerial Inc. of Vancouver, BC, has chosen the Silent Falcon UAS as their exclusive UAS for their BVLOS (Beyond Visual …
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