Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

1. Why has the Commission proposed today a revision of EU ETS? The European Commission has presented a legislative proposal to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) in line with the 2030 climate and energy policy framework agreed ...


Energy & Renewables

Pushing the Limits of Reengineering

Pushing the Limits of Reengineering

Cutting-edge turbine technology enables more efficient and cleaner power generation. However, the service of advanced gas turbines is challenging—especially when parts need to be replaced. The example of a blade replacement project ...


Environmental Management

Sustainability: Is it still possible?

Sustainability: Is it still possible?

According to Dictionary.com, the word sustainable means, “pertaining to a system that maintains its own viability by using techniques that allow for continual reuse.” But that’s not what sustainability has grown to ...


Health & Safety

5 Ways to strengthen your safety culture

5 Ways to strengthen your safety culture

Workplace safety and injury prevention are worthy of serious investments. By creating a safe workplace environment and making it your top priority, your organization can reduce injuries at work and improve operational efficiency. You can ...


Monitoring & Testing

Future inside – smart environmental sensing technology

Future inside – smart environmental sensing technology

SHM30 snow depth sensor in Antarctica (photo: Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum Bremerhaven) A lot of sensing technologies have changed recently: Ultrasonic wind measurement replaces cups and vane systems, closed anemometer ...


Soil & Groundwater

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Shell Oil drill vessels are heading to the Arctic. But they will not be permitted to drill into petroleum-bearing rock until a key piece of blowout response equipment, a capping stack, is on site. The capping stack is carried on the ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste to Energy Analysis

Waste to Energy Analysis

The manufacturing of SRF in a single pass is not a new concept. However, with the environmental efficacy of alternative fuel production under seemingly increasing scrutiny, a one-step process is of growing importance, believes Peter ...


Water & Wastewater

Indestructible Pumps for Clean Water

Indestructible Pumps for Clean Water

Sulzer pumps are used in the production of drinking water in many cities around the world. The special qualities that these pumps possess can be seen at the Zurich Municipal Water Utility. There, the operators have to cope with rising land ...


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