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NDC updating – what might it involve?
16 Oct 2018

NDC updating – what might it involve?

We’ve seen the call to action. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is stark. We have 12 years to act to avoid catastrophic climate change. But we also know that the current pledges, or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), from countries are not sufficient. Read more
Quality Emissions Show, Thursday 22 November
8 Oct 2018

Quality Emissions Show, Thursday 22 November

The IAPSC team at Ricardo Energy & Environment are very pleased to announce that we will be teaming up with the Air Quality & Emissions Show (AQE) again, for a joint AQE and IAPSC event, at the Telford International Conference Centre on Thursday 22 November 2018. Read more
Report shows balanced use of technologies preferable to sole focus on electrification
2 Oct 2018

Report shows balanced use of technologies preferable to sole focus on electrification 

A major study carried out by Ricardo for European fuels industry body Concawe has investigated the impacts of three scenarios capable of delivering circa 85 percent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions from the light- duty vehicle parc within the EU by 2050 Read more
Does the colour of your car determine how fast you drive and its emissions?
1 Oct 2018

Does the colour of your car determine how fast you drive and its emissions?

Often when I present our vehicle emission results, I joke that we have such comprehensive data on vehicle characteristics, we even have the vehicle colour... Read more
Ricardo-led consortium to provide energy support to European Investment Bank
20 Sep 2018

Ricardo-led consortium to provide energy support to European Investment Bank

An international consortium, led by Ricardo, has been awarded a 4-year framework agreement to provide consultancy services to the European Investment Bank (EIB), supporting investment projects in the energy sector around the world Read more
Ricardo and SUEZ publish toolkit to drive value via waste service procurement
10 Sep 2018

Ricardo and SUEZ publish toolkit to drive value via waste service procurement

A new toolkit, produced by Ricardo and sponsored by waste and recycling specialist SUEZ, provides UK local authorities a blueprint for creating waste service procurement strategies that drive contractors to deliver high performance, innovation and value for residents Read more
Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting
4 Sep 2018

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

In April 2018 the UK Government consulted on its approach to Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting. This included looking at how best to get companies to report, how many companies should report, and what should be included in the reporting framework. Read more
New technology models city’s air quality in under 10 minutes
22 Aug 2018

New technology models city’s air quality in under 10 minutes

New software can calculate air quality in major cities in under 10 minutes, and within five metres of any given location, according to a new report. Read more
Ricardo webinar to highlight latest thinking in Life Cycle Assessment
20 Aug 2018

Ricardo webinar to highlight latest thinking in Life Cycle Assessment

Ricardo LCA experts will host a complimentary webinar on Wednesday 19 September, 09:00–10:00 BST [10.00-11.00 CET], to demonstrate the latest thinking in LCA methods Read more
Ricardo ‘openair’ training gets full marks for ‘revolutionizing’ use of air quality data
12 Jul 2018

Ricardo ‘openair’ training gets full marks for ‘revolutionizing’ use of air quality data

Ricardo’s inaugural ‘openair’ masterclass has been rated 5/5 for overall satisfaction, with one attendee stating that the training would ‘revolutionize’ his work with air quality data Read more
Getting our ESOS ‘ducks in a circle’ and moving to second order energy efficiency
25 Jun 2018

Getting our ESOS ‘ducks in a circle’ and moving to second order energy efficiency

ESOS is coming around again (yes, 4 years are up on 5th December 2019) and unless your organisation has not met the qualification criteria for two consecutive periods you will be required to comply again. Read more
Ricardo study reveals how balance of technology can deliver clean transport in EU
12 Jun 2018

Ricardo study reveals how balance of technology can deliver clean transport in EU

A new study published today uses the SULTAN transport modelling tool, developed by Ricardo, to analyse how clean fuels, electric vehicle powertrains and increased vehicle efficiency can combine to support the EU’s low-carbon mobility targets Read more