Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Explaining vehicle emissions – why do laboratory and road measurements differ?

Explaining vehicle emissions – why do laboratory and road measurements differ?

The road transport sector is a major contributor to Europe’s emissions of greenhouse gases and air pollution. For certain pollutants, vehicles can emit substantially higher emissions on the road than official emissions tested in ...


Energy & Renewables

Record 13bn euro invested in offshore wind in 2015: 3GW new capacity

Record 13bn euro invested in offshore wind in 2015: 3GW new capacity

Offshore wind investments in Europe doubled in 2015 to €13.3 billion in a record year for financing and grid-connected installations.   A total of 3,019 MW in new offshore wind capacity came online in European waters in 2015, ...


Environmental Management

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Environmental taxation in the right place can increase business productivity

Industry has traditionally claimed that strict environmental regulation has a negative effect on its competitiveness. However, a recent theory proposes it may actually increase productivity and innovation. This study used a large database ...


Health & Safety

Safety Shares Benefit Everyone

Safety Shares Benefit Everyone

Have you ever attended a meeting in your workplace that began with someone informally presenting a Safety Share? If you typically work in an office environment, you’ve probably wondered why your organization even requires these for ...


Monitoring & Testing

Expert Perspectives on Optimizing Processes in the Laboratory – An Interview with Peter Boogaard

Expert Perspectives on Optimizing Processes in the Laboratory – An Interview with Peter Boogaard

With nearly 40 years of experience working in Life Sciences and laboratory automation systems Peter Boogaard has seen amazing improvements in optimizing business processes in the laboratory. Starting in the early 1980’s, Peter worked ...


Soil & Groundwater

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

Modeling Tip: How to Set Up Variable Density Receptor Grid in AERMOD

BREEZE is the market-leading air dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world Receptors are specific locations, set up in air quality dispersion models, where ambient concentration estimates or ...


Waste & Recycling

Circular economy in Europe — Developing the knowledge base

Circular economy in Europe — Developing the knowledge base

Europe is bound to the rest of the world through multiple systems that enable two-way flows of materials, financial resources, ideas and innovation. As a result, Europe's economic, ecological and societal resilience is and will continue to ...


Water & Wastewater

Remote Fishing Facilities Change Their Water Way

Remote Fishing Facilities Change Their Water Way

The Situation: With a natural grandeur and isolation coupled with teeming seas and streams, British Columbia has long been considered Canada's premier destination (or fishing. The isolated Pacific Coastal Mountain Range protects this ...


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