The UK Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) report published last week states that the UK can end its contribution to global warming “within 30 years” by setting an ambitious new target to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050.
Having read the forthright retort of SCCS to the UK Government’s efforts on tackling climate change, I have to say I couldn’t agree more. It definitely seems as though the UK has had the handbrake on when it comes to actual tangible action.
We are living in a time when mankind is learning most about the effects of its actions on the planet and its inhabitants, when a war is being waged on emissions and the unnecessary products of our existence (think plastic waste), and sustainability is the word of a generation, globally.
For some, the carbon dioxide (CO2) shortages of 2018 in Europe and Mexico will live long in the memory. For the media and public at large, it was a ‘storm in a pint glass’. For many end-users it became a crisis in their operations.
‘Whirlwind’ perfectly summed up the crossover week of February into March 2019 as a raft of M&A announcements ramped up throughout the week and essenially culminate in a new complexion on the global gases business.
A sales person claiming to be the top annual producer at his company approached me with his concern that he had “hit the wall.” In his analysis of his current schedule, he did not see a pathway for continued growth.
Most of us have experienced the benefits of using Uber ride service at one time or another. Uber has revolutionized an age-old transportation service and made it seamless and transparent to both company and customer.
I recently completed a career that spanned 46 years and am now in a period of transition. At 68, I feel my best years are still ahead, and I attribute this attitude to my belief that there is always more to master. I am a committed life-long learner.
As one year comes to an end and another gets ready to begin, DNV GL’s Kaare Helle and Anne Louise Koefoed share their view on realising carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies globally and leave us all with some much-needed food for thought this festive season.
What a year 2018 has been. In the almost 15 years that gasworld has been the eyes, ears and increasingly the mouthpiece for the global industrial gases business, we have seldom seen such a year of headlines and transformation.
As part of a panel of speakers here in Kuala Lumpur this morning, I was at the core of discussions surrounding digitisation. It’s a theme I have covered extensively in the last 18 months, though the topic I was tasked with this morning was a perhaps more onerous strand of ...
There are so many slightly altered traditions, customs and processes, and yet the way two people or two businesses from across the world go about their daily lives is incredibly similar. The gases industry is inherently the same too, the difference here is the ‘emerging’ status of the region and ...