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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

Bringing stability to the Grid: AES Energy storage angamos Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) case study

Bringing stability to the Grid: AES Energy storage angamos Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) case study

Opportunity In 2011, AES Gener, in cooperation with its subsidiary Empresa Electrica Angamos, completed construction on a 544MW thermal power plant in the town of Mejillones in Northern Chile. The plant provides electricity to this ...


Environmental Management

Managing Great Lakes Water Levels Adaptively in Response to Changing Climate Conditions

Managing Great Lakes Water Levels Adaptively in Response to Changing Climate Conditions

The Laurentian Great Lakes contain an abundance of fresh water, collectively representing approximately 20% of the fresh surface water available globally. Despite the enormity of this resource, water levels and flows in the Great Lakes are ...


Health & Safety

Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

Asbestos pushed in Asia as product for the poor

The executives mingled over tea and sugar cookies, and the chatter was upbeat. Their industry, they said at the conference in the Indian capital, saves lives and brings roofs, walls and pipes to some of the world's poorest people. The ...


Monitoring & Testing

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

Anthem Biosciences, which is ranked among the top 5 leading Contract Research Organisations (CROs) in India, is emerging as a global leader in the domain of Integrated Pharmaceuticals business. Anthem, which calls itself a Contract ...


Soil & Groundwater

Case Study - Taking Geosynthetics CQA To - New Heights

Case Study - Taking Geosynthetics CQA To - New Heights

For years, the geosynthetics Construction Quality Assurance (CQA) industry has struggled to find a cost-effective, accurate, and sustainable solution to data collection, validation and review. Since the inception of geosynthetics CQA, the ...


Waste & Recycling

One Billion Devices

One Billion Devices

Increasing standards of living mean more — literally hundreds of millions more — computers, cell phones and other electronic devices are being deployed in developing nations. But what happens when these hot new devices are no ...


Water & Wastewater

Surveillance of human and swine adenovirus, human norovirus and swine circovirus in water samples in Santa Catarina, Brazil

Surveillance of human and swine adenovirus, human norovirus and swine circovirus in water samples in Santa Catarina, Brazil

The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the contamination of different water sources (drinking, surface and groud waters) used for human and animal consumption by PCV2, PAdV, HAdV and NoV GI and GII, in in the city of ...


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