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Air & Climate

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Objective of the report This report provides estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union (EU) and its Member States for the year 2013, covering the full GHG inventory (all sectors, except land use, land‑use ...


Energy & Renewables

10 Questions with Author and Energy Expert Daniel Yergin

10 Questions with Author and Energy Expert Daniel Yergin

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Daniel Yergin is the first recipient of the James Schlesinger Medal for Energy Security -- an award that goes to an individual whose contributions have advanced our understanding of threats, opportunities and ...


Environmental Management

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Sustainability data makes business stronger

Humanity is living beyond the planet’s ability to support us. We have to decouple economic growth from our use of resources and the first step to doing that is to know and monitor the impact of our activities. Thanks to the efforts ...


Health & Safety

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

A comprehensive new study of oil’s behaviour in various sea conditions has resulted in significant advances in oil spill recovery using boom-style systems. Put into practice in DESMI ‘s Speed-Sweep Oil Spill Response (OSR) ...


Monitoring & Testing

Colour Measurement as a Tool for Monitoring Oil Quality

Colour Measurement as a Tool for Monitoring Oil Quality

This paper takes a look at the many factors known to have a direct or indirect impact on the quality of oil and the diverse range of different measurement devices have been developed for this purpose, such as relative humidity and ...


Soil & Groundwater

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Sediment Spill Monitoring from Dredging, using the SediMeter

Strategies for sediment spill monitoring and siltation measurements. The SediMeter allows a gradual increase in the equipment investment as conditions merit, from a single stand-alone logger, to a real-time monitoring network in which all ...


Waste & Recycling

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

Quality means money in shredding C&D and Industrial waste for RDF production

A typical challenge in turning Construction and Demolition waste (C&D) and Industrial waste into high grade Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) is that elastic and stringy materials wrap around the rotor of the shredder. This causes hours of ...


Water & Wastewater

Booster Solutions Deliver Return on Investment for Building Owners

Booster Solutions Deliver Return on Investment for Building Owners

Hotel Turns to Grundfos to Solve Water and Energy Issues - Grundfos rises to the challenge for The Sheraton Wall Centre Rising above the water at the edge of the sea, Vancouver, British Columbia’s high-rises – office ...


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