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Air & Climate

Questions and Answers on the UN climate change conference in Lima

Questions and Answers on the UN climate change conference in Lima

1. Why another climate change conference? Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC[1]) and the Kyoto Protocol[2] meet once a year at high level to discuss how to advance international action to combat climate ...


Energy & Renewables

Haiti Sustainable Energy Roadmap. Harnessing Domestic Energy Resources to Build a Reliable, Affordable, and Climate - Compatible Electricity System

Haiti Sustainable Energy Roadmap. Harnessing Domestic Energy Resources to Build a Reliable, Affordable, and Climate - Compatible Electricity System

Haiti’s electricity sector stands at a crossroads. Haiti depends on imported petroleum for 85% of its electricity generation, diverting 7 percent of its annual gross domestic product to importing fuel. Still, only 25% of the Haitian ...


Environmental Management

Are you taking big risks with your risk management?

Are you taking big risks with your risk management?

Introduction We like the word ‘professional’ – it gives us a sense of security. We have our accounts prepared by a qualified accountant, we use a lawyer to write a contract, and we go to a doctor for medical advice. So ...


Health & Safety

eBook: The 5 Biggest Noise At Work Mistakes...and How To Fix Them

eBook: The 5 Biggest Noise At Work Mistakes...and How To Fix Them

Who is this eBook for? Are you responsible for making Noise at Work measurements in your workplace? Looking for the best tools for the job? Not sure where to begin? If so, this eBook is perfect or you. What will you achieve? After ...


Monitoring & Testing

Temperature Control of Experiments and Equipment – how do you keep your cool?

Temperature Control of Experiments and Equipment – how do you keep your cool?

Maintaining a constant temperature is vital in many processes to ensure consistency and safety, however this can be difficult in a working environment. Cooling systems might be used to keep a reaction or piece of equipment below room ...


Soil & Groundwater

Progress Soil Sampling Results Collected from Phase 1 at SRSNE Superfund Site in Southington, Connecticut

Progress Soil Sampling Results Collected from Phase 1 at SRSNE Superfund Site in Southington, Connecticut

TerraTherm has recently completed its final progress soil sampling effort of Phase 1 at the Solvents Recovery Service of New England, Inc. (SRSNE) Superfund site in Southington, Connecticut. The site's total target treatment zone covers an ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfill Leachate Treatment Technology Piloted in Ireland - White Paper

Landfill Leachate Treatment Technology Piloted in Ireland - White Paper

The primary objective of this project was to develop a full scale Pro-Bio design which could treat wastewaters such as Leachate by piloting a small scale first to determine the precise structural design, process flow and programming which ...


Water & Wastewater

Successful degradation of a cobalt organic complex and TOC by advanced oxidation processes

Successful degradation of a cobalt organic complex and TOC by advanced oxidation processes

A chemical manufacturing plant needed to remove cobalt from biologically treated wastewater. The current cobalt concentration is higher than 1000 ppb and needs to be reduced to below 5 ppb. Cobalt speciation analysis results have shown ...


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