Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Charging companies for CO2 emissions can be a great way of encouraging them to become cleaner, but also risks pushing them to move production to somewhere with lower environmental standards. The European Commission aims to prevent the ...


Energy & Renewables

China may be ready to kick coal habit

China may be ready to kick coal habit

There are still doubts. The statistics might be proved wrong. But it looks as if China might be starting to wean itself off its coal consumption habit. China produces and consumes nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined. ...


Environmental Management

Addressing Transparency Expectations in the Metals and Mining Sector

Addressing Transparency Expectations in the Metals and Mining Sector

The “Age of Transparency” is a term that has been widely used to describe society’s growing demand for information, but how does sustainability fit into these expectations? As Steve Baer noted in his article on the ...


Health & Safety

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

A comprehensive new study of oil’s behaviour in various sea conditions has resulted in significant advances in oil spill recovery using boom-style systems. Put into practice in DESMI ‘s Speed-Sweep Oil Spill Response (OSR) ...


Monitoring & Testing

How A Wireless Mesh Makes Tank Level Monitoring Easy

How A Wireless Mesh Makes Tank Level Monitoring Easy

Want to avoid wires? Want to lower the cost of installing sensors? If so, a wireless mesh is a good way to go. It’s a great solution for both remote and local tank level monitoring, and it’s an industrial grade, reliable, and ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Cost savings for Healthcare Estates delivered through improved waste management

Cost savings for Healthcare Estates delivered through improved waste management

We are pleased to announce the launch of our latest White Paper for the Healthcare Sector. The whitepaper “Cost savings for healthcare estates delivered through improved waste management“ seeks to educate FM and Estates ...


Water & Wastewater

Nuclear power reactor Unterweser in Lower Saxony, DE - Case Study

Nuclear power reactor Unterweser in Lower Saxony, DE - Case Study

On 29th of September 1978 the pressurised water reactor Unterweser went on stream and was the most powerful reactor in the world. The Nuclear power reactor Unterweser (KKU - Kernkraftwerk] had an electrical output of 1410 MW. In the course ...


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