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Air & Climate

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Total GHG emissions (excluding LULUCF) in the EU decreased substantially since 1990, reaching their lowest level in 2012. The EU emitted 4,544 million tonnes of CO2 eq. in 2012, accounting for less than 10% of global GHG emissions1. Figure ...


Energy & Renewables

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Kickoff for Biogas - South America Opts for Green Energy Made by WELTEC

Currently, the world is locked on to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Though they have already reached a high technical level as far as football is concerned, the South American countries still have development potential in the fields of ...


Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

ISO/DIS 14001 Proposes Increasingly Strategic Approach in Environmental Management

The latest milestone in the ISO 14001 revision process was reached on 1 July 2014 when ISO/DIS 14001 was issued. The first formal draft describes the potential requirements of the revised version of ISO 14001 but it ...


Health & Safety

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Avoid common mistakes when buying a decibel meter

Why it pays to avoid quick fix solutions when it comes to noise monitoring Whether you run or own a construction site, a metal cutting workshop or an open cast mine, as an employer of a noisy working environment, you must ensure that the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Problem The Denver, Colo., Metro Wastewater Reclamation District wanted near real-time nutrient analysis for a very challenging headworks wastewater aeration process, consisting of a combination of centrate and RAS. The centrate and RAS ...


Soil & Groundwater

Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

Drilling fluid additives and the water that contains them are an essential part and expense of successfully completing a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) installation, and the longer the bore and larger the product being installed, ...


Waste & Recycling

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Valuing Plastic – The Case for Business Action

Concern is growing over the threat that widespread plastic waste poses to marine life, with conservative estimates of the overall financial damage of plastics to marine ecosystems standing at US$13 billion each year, according to two ...


Water & Wastewater

New Infographic Highlights the Top Reasons to Separate Oil from Water

New Infographic Highlights the Top Reasons to Separate Oil from Water

Oil in wastewater can cause a multitude of problems for industry's manufacturing processes. Some companies need to comply with government standards while others need to find ways to lower their disposal costs. Removing oil from water is a ...


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