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Air & Climate

Methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits of REDD+ activities

Methodological issues related to non-carbon benefits of REDD+ activities

It is widely accepted that the UNFCCC mechanism to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) will need to provide a wide range of social, environmental and governance benefits to achieve permanent greenhouse gas ...


Energy & Renewables

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

At the end of 2013, the wind farms installed in more than 85 countries had a combined generating capacity of 318,000 megawatts, which would be enough to meet the residential electricity needs of the European Union’s 506 million ...


Environmental Management

Cultivating the next generation of sustainability leaders

Cultivating the next generation of sustainability leaders

International corporate volunteerism gives future leaders real-life experience facing challenges in emerging markets and could create self-perpetuating sustainable businesses ntroduced by John Elkington two decades ago, the “triple ...


Health & Safety

Heat Protection Gloves: Which Professions Use Them?

Heat Protection Gloves: Which Professions Use Them?

In a wide variety of industries, companies are required to provide the proper safety equipment for their employees. Health and safety has become a top priority for businesses in recent years, providing protection for both workers and the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Using respirometry for energy optimization in a nitrifying biological wastewater treatment system

Using respirometry for energy optimization in a nitrifying  biological wastewater treatment system

ABSTRACT Many wastewater treatment plants use more than 50% of their total energy budget in the aeration basin and, when nutrient removal is included in the activated sludge process, it is very common that the majority of oxygen uptake ...


Soil & Groundwater

Crosshole resistivity survey case study

Crosshole resistivity survey case study

Crosshole surveys are used when two or more boreholes are present for the maximum imaging accuracy for the cross-section between respective boreholes. Crosshole survey to find an aquifer zone This crosshole survey was configured to find ...


Waste & Recycling

Europe’s objective: recycle more waste and send less to landfills

Europe’s objective: recycle more waste and send less to landfills

Is waste a problem or a resource? Waste is both, depending on what we do with it. It is a problem because it can affect people’s health and the environment. For example, landfills are an important source of methane emissions, which ...


Water & Wastewater

Mogden thames water case study

Mogden thames water case study

Plant inputs : 90,000 Tonnes dry solids/annum 5,466m3 combined sludges/day Primary sludge 60% Secondary sludge 40% Digestion plant : 16 x 4,250m3 Mesophilic digesters (68,000m3 loial capacily) Complete refurbishment technology package 16 ...


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