WPO Image

Businesses Pressurized to Cut CO2 Emissions

Today, one of the biggest threats to the planet is greenhouse gas emissions. The sources of greenhouse gases are many, from industry to transportation to agricultural production. Although the sources may be different, the impact they each have on the planet is no different. Burning fossil fuels such as petrol, natural gas, coal or wood produces huge amounts of carbon dioxide and methane, both of which worsen greenhouse gas levels and climate change. Many scientists believe that we may already be degrading the ozone layer, losing the world’s weather and influencing climate change.

Managing greenhouse gas emissions is difficult but can be done. Businesses are becoming increasingly pressured to cut their emissions by government sources around the world. Companies need to learn how to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and governments need to address the issue with legislation. One way companies can manage their own greenhouse gas is to implement a “green” strategy. Some companies use solar power, others make use of geothermal heat, and still others use pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

This type of technology involves controlling temperature, and using indirect inflows to reduce the amount of steam generated. When temperatures are high, air is pushed into the buildings, but when temperatures are low, it forces air out. The air is then directed back into the plant, so that the amount of greenhouse gas is reduced. This is commonly used in boiler stations where the heat is used to warm the water used in generating the steam.

Another way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is through co2 scrubbing. If your company has a power generating station or other industrial unit, you can make use of this technology to reduce your emissions. Co2 scrubber removes the carbon dioxide or other pollutants from the air, before they reach your power plant. Although this process requires an advanced and expensive equipment, it is definitely effective means to reduce your co2 output.

There are other companies which make use of the wind as an effective tool to reduce emissions. In many cases, businesses use a turbine to lower their overall air-quality. Turbines do not just reduce harmful gases but also provide the smooth flow of air within a certain area. Although this may seem like an appealing option, the problem lies in the fact that wind is not a constant occurrence in most areas. As a result, turbines may not always be in use. Therefore, pressing the panic button on your employees when you come across this option may not be the best thing to do.

Jeremy Bigwood News