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Air & Climate

Study: Stem Cells and Air Quality

Study: Stem Cells and Air Quality

A recent study conducted by researchers at the State Key Laboratory of Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences China, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), and the University of ...


Energy & Renewables

Projected Costs of Generating Electricity - 2015 Edition

Projected Costs of Generating Electricity - 2015 Edition

This joint report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) and the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) is the eighth in a series of studies on electricity generating costs. As policy makers work to ensure that the power supply is reliable, secure ...


Environmental Management

`Adapting to a changing climate` - The Adaptation Forum video documentary

`Adapting to a changing climate` - The Adaptation Forum video documentary

The documentary “Adapting to a changing climate” highlights the growing recognition of the need for adaptation to climate change around the world. It is translated into nine languages, including the six UN languages (Arabic, ...


Health & Safety

The 5 E’s of Workplace Safety

The 5 E’s of Workplace Safety

Developing a new roadmap for safety performance improvement requires a comprehensive program with safety best practices, risk management, workplace safety management policies, and effective safety leadership. However, for you to gain the ...


Monitoring & Testing

How can I measure the pH of food?

How can I measure the pH of food?

Measuring pH in food is a useful indicator of consistency over batches for quality control but can also be used to monitor foods where the pH changes over time – for example in yogurt production, brewing or to test the freshness of ...


Soil & Groundwater

Digging for data on Africa’s climate future

Digging for data on Africa’s climate future

The cardboard box is covered with a layer of dust so thick it must have been tucked away in this Kenyan basement for decades. The researcher wipes off the dust and rummages through the papers stored inside by someone long since retired. ...


Waste & Recycling

National Mixed Rigid Plastic Bale Composition Study

National Mixed Rigid Plastic Bale Composition Study

Executive Summary - Summer 2015 Overview of the APR Rigid Plastics Recycling Committee The Association of Post Consumer Plastics Recyclers (APR), North America’s largest alliance of plastics reclaimers, represents companies ...


Water & Wastewater

Vacuum systems for tall-oil applications

Vacuum systems for tall-oil applications

Tall oil is a viscous oily liquid and considered one of the most important by-products of wood pulp manufacturing. Through a fractioning process crude tall oil can be turned into valuable fatty and resin acids. Vacuums play a key role in ...


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