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Air & Climate

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Approximated EU GHG inventory: proxy GHG estimates for 2013

Objective of the report This report provides estimates of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the European Union (EU) and its Member States for the year 2013, covering the full GHG inventory (all sectors, except land use, land‑use ...


Energy & Renewables

Can the Solar Hourglass serve as a CSP landmark?

Can the Solar Hourglass serve as a CSP landmark?

A CSP project proposal has won first place in the 2014 Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) competition, but can the design make it beyond paper? By Heba Hashem October was an eventful month for Santiago Muros Cortés. The ...


Environmental Management

Climate Change 2014; Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) - The Synthesis Report (SYR) Longer Report

Climate Change 2014;  Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) - The Synthesis Report (SYR) Longer Report

The Synthesis Report (SYR) of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) provides an overview of the state of knowledge concerning the science of climate change, emphasizing new results since the publication of the IPCC Fourth Assessment ...


Health & Safety

Three Steps to Removing Cognitive Bias from Safety Decisions

Three Steps to Removing Cognitive Bias from Safety Decisions

Why do good leaders sometimes make bad decisions? The answer has to do with the remarkably complex human brain. Every day, the typical person makes somewhere between 2,000 and 10,000 decisions. Unable to cope with all the detail of each ...


Monitoring & Testing

Monitoring Siltation

Monitoring Siltation

This 15-page White Paper is recommended reading for (A) those who are to create a sediment spill monitoring system, and (B) those who are to create permit rules and regulations for sediment spill monitoring. The paper is devidid in three ...


Soil & Groundwater

Hunters Point Case Study (In Situ Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR™))

Hunters Point Case Study (In Situ Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR™))

In Situ Thermal Remediation with Gas Thermal Remediation (GTR©) is being used to remove NAPL contaminants from a former military base. The system is extracting 378 liters (100 gallons) of liquid waste every week. LNAPLs, such as fuel ...


Waste & Recycling

Electronic Waste: The Rich Resource in the Urban Mine

Electronic Waste: The Rich Resource in the Urban Mine

Forgetting your mobile phone can be a real pain, playing on your mind during the day. Then as you think you can feel your phone vibrating in your pocket and you come to realise how dependent we are on our gadgets. Electrical equipment has ...


Water & Wastewater

Oxidative degradation of signature compounds and TOC reduction using advanced oxidation processes

Oxidative degradation of signature compounds and TOC reduction using advanced oxidation processes

ESCO International; a company specialising in Advanced Oxidation Processes, Ozone and UV systems and with the primary objective of resolving water pollution issues on a global scale, worked on a semi-pilot scale project with an ...


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