Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

4 Steps to Reducing Aviation’s Carbon Footprint

4 Steps to Reducing Aviation’s Carbon Footprint

We live in an increasingly hyper-mobile society with over three billion passengers being carried by the world’s airlines in 2013, and an estimated 31% growth in passenger demand by 2017.  This accounts for hundreds of millions ...


Energy & Renewables

Pumped hydro storage softens blow of wind imbalance penalties

Pumped hydro storage softens blow of wind imbalance penalties

Quarry Battery is developer of the £160 million ($249.2 million) Glyn Rhonwy pumped hydro facility in Wales which will be the UK’s first grid-scale electricity storage facility for decades. The facility will produce nearly 50 ...


Environmental Management

UN climate chief: Paris to set 50-year agenda

UN climate chief: Paris to set 50-year agenda

The December climate change conference in Paris is the last chance for a meaningful agreement that would offer hope for a planet at risk due to greenhouse gases, U.N. climate chief Christiana Figueres said Wednesday. Figueres is deep into ...


Health & Safety

Visualizing Your Data with EHS Software

Visualizing Your Data with EHS Software

When you're teaching teams about environmental, health and safety (EHS) metrics, data visualization is essential because you're reaching people of different ages, educational levels and they might even speak different languages. As you are ...


Monitoring & Testing

Small Leaks Matter

Small Leaks Matter

In the final part of the leak detection series, we explain why locating small leaks is and important part of a water loss management strategy. To see the first post in the series that outlines the problem of water loss in North ...


Soil & Groundwater

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Q&A: A look at Shell Oil and Arctic offshore drilling

Shell Oil drill vessels are heading to the Arctic. But they will not be permitted to drill into petroleum-bearing rock until a key piece of blowout response equipment, a capping stack, is on site. The capping stack is carried on the ...


Waste & Recycling

Landfilling, Waste-to-Energy, Recycling and Hazardous Waste

Landfilling, Waste-to-Energy, Recycling and Hazardous Waste

Landfilling, Waste-to-Energy, Recycling and Hazardous Waste By investing in and using inventive waste technologies, landfill owners will mitigate the liability, demonstrate good community social responsibility, and most importantly, add ...


Water & Wastewater

New brief on urban sanitation

New brief on urban sanitation

"Key sanitation issues: commitments, coverage, choice, context, co-production, costs, capital, city-wide coverage" is a 6-page brief that draws on the editorial in the recently published issue of Environment and Urbanization. This issue is ...


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