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7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

by GLOBE Foundation  (Sep. 8, 2014)

New estimates released earlier this year by the World health Organization (WHO) suggest that in 2012 around 7 million people died – one in eight of total global deaths – as a result of air pollution exposure. This finding more than doubles previous estimates and confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest single ...

View on Private Sector: Insuring against climate change

by SciDev.Net  (Sep. 10, 2014)

A recent UN report said that global warming will cause trillions of dollars of damage to coral reefs in the Caribbean. It also warned that small island states will be disproportionally affected by the impact of ...

New Home with Puraflow Septic System and Odor Complaint - Case Study

by Simple Solutions Dist. LLC  (Sep. 16, 2014)

Problem After installation of a Puraflow septic system the customer complained of odors in his yard. The contractor installed residential vent odor filters on the tank vent on the roof vents. The residential odor filters improved but did not eliminate the problem. The contractor reviewed the problem with Simple Solutions and determined that the ...

Ozone-depleting substances 2013

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Sep. 16, 2014)

Aggregated data reported by companies on the import, export, production, destruction and feedstock and process agent use of ozone-depleting substances in the European Union Background The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer entered into force in 1989 and aims to protect the stratospheric ozone layer by phasing out more ...

Can CSP become cost-competitive by 2020?

by CSP Today - part of the FC Business Intelligence Ltd group  (Sep. 2, 2014)

This is the question many CSP industry players have been asking and it seems it could have a positive answer. According to José Alfonso Nebrera, Chief Executive Officer at ACS Cobra and Elisa Prieto, Strategy Director at Abengoa, the conditions are ripe for the CSP industry to achieve grid parity. “We would be able to compete with gas ...

Hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide

by Chemisch Thermische Prozesstechnik GmbH / CTP Air Pollution Control  (Aug. 30, 2014)

Example: Aluminium recycling Similar tasks: Recycling of copper, lead, cink The waste gas in metal recycling usually contains particles (abraded metal, mineral dust), inorganic, acid substances (HF, HCI, SOx) and dioxins (PCDD/F) as well as a whole range of organic substances (unburned hydrocarbons) and carbon monoxide. Particularly, in the ...

How Downdraft Tables Change Your Work Environment

by ProVent, LLC  (Aug. 26, 2014)

Working with metal and wood results in the release of harmful dust particles into the atmosphere, which is dangerous to the workers’ health. Continuous exposure to these particles means your employees will be breathing in the dust, which can lead to both short and long term health problems. In order to maintain the health and safety of your ...

Peat restoration – the key solution for large peat-fires in Russia - Case Study

by Wetlands International  (Aug. 23, 2014)

Thanks to an active and laborious fire-fighting operation the recent peat and forest fires in Tver Province were localised and the region was saved from events becoming as dramatic as in 2010 when dense smoke haze covered the city of Moscow for weeks. Still, the ...

Climate and economy fan flames in Spain

by Climate News Network  (Aug. 21, 2014)

Climate change is gradually turning Spain into a fire zone – but it’s also the change in the economic climate that is inflaming the situation. A research group reports in the journal Environmental Science and Policy that a mix of factors is ...

Green Construction Board Multi-stakeholder engagement - Case Study

by IMS Consulting (Europe) Ltd  (Aug. 21, 2014)

The client The Green Construction Board (GCB), formed in summer 2011, is a joint government and industry group formed to provide a platform for growth in green construction. It will implement and take forward the Low Carbon Construction Action Plan, published in response to Chief Construction Advisor Paul Morrell’s Innovation and Growth ...

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