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Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub confirm series of low carbon workshops

The Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub (STBAH) in partnership with Low Carbon South West have put together a series of free low carbon workshops to provide initial entry points into the STBAH programme for relevant companies.
There will be a number of sector specific events taking place in Bristol and Bath over the coming months.
“The workshop programmes have been set up to support businesses in low carbon innovation and we have identified a number of sector specific areas we feel are key" said Matt Tudge, General Manager from Low Carbon South West, who is organising and running the events. "Through our links with the University of Bath we are able to secure key speakers and researchers which delegates attending will benefit from and be able to tap into their expertise.  Funding is a crucial element for any start up or business seeing growth and we are delighted to hav…

5 Companies and Their Efforts to Reduce the Environmental Impact of Manufacturing

By Rana Tarakji
The Industrial Revolution has undoubtedly affected the environment. From pollution to global warming, the environment has taken on a lot of the burden for many of the advancements that humans have enjoyed.
Unfortunately, the manufacturing industry is one of the biggest contributors to the significant damages and hazards on the environment. Manufacturing companies are among the biggest producers of solid, liquid, and gaseous wastes that lead to huge levels of pollution.
Although many manufacturing companies still do not have policies and practices in place to reduce their negative impact on the environment, there are many who are taking the lead to a more sustainable and environment-friendly approach.
Coca Cola When it comes to beverage manufacturers, Coca Cola is among the biggest around the world. They have started taking on a more responsible environmental commitment by making water preservation, sustainable packaging, and energy and climate protection among their goals.…

So Soros invests in fossil fuels. So what?

James Delingpole’s latest blog on Breitbart takes a predictable swing at international financier and advocate of action against climate change, George Soros, claiming that Soros is a hypocrite for investing in fossil fuels while simultaneously advocating solutions to climate change.
This claim originates from a Daily Caller story written by Richard Pollock and published on 9th February. The article claims that Soros invested in fossil fuel companies in the fourth quarter of 2017, companies that Soros apparently claims contribute to greenhouse gas emissions. Eleven companies were reported by Soros Fund Management, a total of nearly $160 million worth of investments, according to the company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings on 31st December 2017.
The problem here is that Soros has pledged action against the oil, gas and coal sectors, on the basis that those industries are exacerbating climate change. He also founded a climate change policy group called the Climate Policy Init…