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World Meteorological Congress: Facing Up to Climate Change, Extreme Weather
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The World Meteorological Congress meets from 25 May to 12 June with a focus on how to strengthen weather and climate services to meet the needs of a growing global population and cope with climate variability and change, extreme weather and related shocks on all socio-economic sectors. Congress takes place every four years and decides on the strategy, policies, priorities, budget and office ...

What would it take to limit climate change to 1.5°C?
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A new study analyzes the required climate policy actions and targets in order to limit future global temperature rise to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2100. This level is supported by more than 100 countries worldwide, including those most vulnerable to climate change, as a safer goal than the currently agreed international aim of 2 degrees Celsius – an aim which would already imply ...

Decreasing nitrogen emissions will cause relatively fast reductions of impacts on ecosystems
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The negative effects of acidic deposition in Europe and North America on natural ecosystems have been reduced significantly over the past decades, but the impacts of nitrogen on ecosystems are still persistent. This is evident from research results presented in a recently published book written by nearly 100 experts from 15 countries, entitled "Critical Loads and Dynamic Risk Assessments: ...

Closing the gap between corporate GHG reduction goals and a 2°C scenario
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The Science Based Targets initiative – a partnership between CDP, UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute and WWF – has launched a global campaign to recruit 100 companies by the end of 2015 to set greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets in line with climate science. By aligning emission targets with global efforts to limit Earth’s average temperature rise to ...

EHS This Week: NIOSH Teams up with OSHA, Addressing Climate Change and More!
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    On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: Companies Addressing Climate Change NIOSH, OSHA offer toolkit on respiratory protection for health care workers NIOSH Collaborating with Wikipedia Healthier Hospital Initiative Seeing Results NSC Cellphone related Car Crashes has increased ...

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  • How To Properly Bioaugment
    May 27

    SPEAKER: Brad Elkins, P.G.

    Bioaugmentation can be a very powerful tool in site remediation. Often consultants do not consider this remedial additive because they are not sure what they are getting or how to properly apply it to their site. In this webinar presentation by Brad Elkins, PG of EOS Remediation, you will learn the history of bioaugmentation, what it is and why you should cons

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    Jun 02

    This unique course combines formal training modules, numerous hands-on and practical exercises, and open discussion of relevant compliance challenges to solidify the foundation students need to effectively participate in the NEPA process.

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    Jun 03

    This 3-day course is designed for environmental professionals with little dispersion modeling experience who wish to use the AERMOD model or to better understand AERMOD results prepared by others. It is similar to the two-day AERMOD Modeling Computer Lab course, with additional focus on developing a strong understanding of model fundamentals. Course topics include Gaussian model behavior, source characterization,

  • Innovative Tire Development Forum - 2015
    Jun 04

    The tire industry is a mature industry that has not changed for 110 years. We are starting to see dramatic changes in production methods regarding new materials available and new technologies becoming more present. Hands-free production and components preparation are already in limited use. Global automotive industry holds significant opportunities for industry players due to strong demand for passengers and comme

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    Jun 07

    AWWA will host the Annual Conference (ACE) in Anaheim, California from June 7-10, 2015 to address and present solutions to water utility challenges. The four-day professional program will cover key topic categories and will include new categories on emerging issues in biological treatments, water reuse, stormwater, and wastewater.

  • FluoroFest - 2015 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Jun 08

    FluoroFest: The premier global workshops specifically dedicated to fluorescence techniques! FluoroFest is a global series of workshops designed to give both fluorescence researchers and the burgeoning number of users of fluorescence based techniques a forum to hear internationally renowned experts in the field share their deep insight on topics of current interest; present and exchange ideas on your own work and d

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    Jun 10
    The course covers recent and upcoming changes to the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Subpart I, underground storage tank regulations (40 CFR 280); spill prevention control and countermeasures (SPCC) tank requirements (40 CFR 112); effects of the 2005 Energy Bill; enforcement policy changes; and other developments.
  • The Original Environmental Compliance Bootcamp June, 2015
    Jun 16
    The Original Environmental Compliance Bootcamp focuses on foundational skills and knowledge of EH&S professionals, current environmental laws and requirements, proven compliance strategies, and emerging management approaches.
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    Jun 16
    The course enables environmental managers to develop and effectively implement spill prevention, control and countermeasure (SPCC) plans.
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    Jun 16
    The Sustainable Performance Forum (SPF) is a global conference series for forward-thinking EH&S, Sustainability, Risk and IT professionals with a focus on people, processes and technology. The series includes SPF Houston, Sydney, Paris, Chicago and now Calgary! The topic of SPF Calgary 2015 is How to Boost EHS Management Efficiency and Improve Profitability with Technology. In today’s business environment, EHS manage
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    Jun 23
    The course will prepare you to develop, manage, or perform first-, second-, or third-party internal environmental compliance audits.
  • 10th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse
    Jul 05

    Water resources crisis is one of the top obstacles restricting the world’s sustainable development. Water reclamation and reuse has been considered as a promising way to mitigate the global water resources risks. Known as ‘world factory’, China has been dealing with problems like water resource shortage and water pollution control for over decades. Holding the IWA Water Reuse Specialist Group con

  • 2015 Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition
    Oct 13
    Join us as AWWA hosts the 2015 Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition focused on solutions to utility asset and infrastructure challenges. This conference, including two days of exhibits will address essential water infrastructure planning and reinvestment strategies. Critical infrastructure protection through emergency preparedness planning and enhanced security measures, including cyber-security, will also be
  • Energy Compliance Support Session May 2015
    May 27
    Who Should Attend? These support sessions are ideal if you: - Are new to energy management and would like to understand more about the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) and/or Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) regulations - Are responsible for energy management within your organisation and would like to find out how you can save money on commercial energy bills - Want to check if upcoming changes to e
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    May 27
    Commercialisation of gas storages in the new business environment. 3 days - Amsterdam, The Netherlands In cooperation with TAQA
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