Environmental Industry Articles

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

The End of Sustainability

The End of Sustainability

The time has come for us to collectively reexamine — and ultimately move past — the concept of sustainability. The continued invocation of sustainability in policy discussions ignores the emerging realities of the Anthropocene, ...


Health & Safety

China in Talks to Join the OECD System for the Mutual Acceptance of Data in Assessment of Chemicals

China in Talks to Join the OECD System for the Mutual Acceptance of Data in Assessment of Chemicals

It has recently been reported that China is in discussions with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to become a provisional adherent to the Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) system. This would require China to ...


Monitoring & Testing

Plant area monitoring at Krško

Plant area monitoring at Krško

Post-Fukushima upgrades at Krško in Slovenia (www.nek.si) are being implemented in accordance with the requirements of the national regulator and the plant owners. The first phase, including a passive containment vent filtering ...


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

Cosmetics production with smart wastewater treatment– with the disposal technology from DAS

Cosmetics production with smart wastewater treatment– with the disposal technology from DAS

Emil Kiessling GmbH relies on the TFR technology from Dresden (Germany) for wastewater treatment Emil Kiessling GmbH with headquarters in Georgensgmünd, Middle Franconia (Germany), is a successful cosmetics manufacturer. The product ...


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