Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

EEA Signals 2015 - Living in a changing climate

EEA Signals 2015 - Living in a changing climate

Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea ice and the Greenland ice sheet are melting. The ...


Energy & Renewables

The Economics of Grid defection

The Economics of Grid defection

Distributed electricity generation, especially solar PV, is rapidly spreading and getting much cheaper. Distributed electricity storage is doing the same, thanks largely to mass production of batteries for electric vehicles. Solar power is ...


Environmental Management

Policy Management – How to Fix Flexible Policies

Policy Management – How to Fix Flexible Policies

Real estate agents and investors are often quoted as stating categorically that the three most important rules are: “location, location, location.” By the same measure, compliance is all about “consistency, consistency, ...


Health & Safety

Department of Energy and Decommissioning and Decontamination (D&D) - Case Study

Department of Energy and Decommissioning and Decontamination (D&D) - Case Study

Customers Include: Department of Energy National Labs: Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, National Energy Technology Laboratory, National Security Technologies, Oakridge, Sandia, Savannah River Service/Product Companies: Energy Solutions, ...


Monitoring & Testing

Small Leaks Matter

Small Leaks Matter

In the final part of the leak detection series, we explain why locating small leaks is and important part of a water loss management strategy. To see the first post in the series that outlines the problem of water loss in North ...


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

How Recycling Plastic Helps To Save The Environment And Natural Resources

How Recycling Plastic Helps To Save The Environment And Natural Resources

We all have recycling boxes that sit next to our wheelie bins and often there is a public recycling point in a car-park nearby.  Some of us have become recycling experts and recycle almost 100% of their household waste, while the vast ...


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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