Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Not there yet! Emissions reduction pledges fall short of 2 degree centigrade goal

Not there yet! Emissions reduction pledges fall short of 2 degree centigrade goal

According to an analysis published (PDF) by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. there is a gap between current ambitions and the actions that need to be taken to limit a rise in global ...


Energy & Renewables

UK offshore load factors accelerate on tech breakthroughs: 10-year study

UK offshore load factors accelerate on tech breakthroughs: 10-year study

UK offshore load factors accelerate on tech breakthroughs: 10-year study The Crown Estate’s Offshore Wind Operational report 2015 shows there has been a gradual increase in the load factor for the UK fleet since 2004 on the back of ...


Environmental Management

As we prepare for the Paris Climate Summit, a look at what’s changed since Copenhagen

This year will mark the most important negotiations on climate change since the 15th gathering of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change talks in Copenhagen in 2009, COP 15. Those talks ...


Health & Safety

UK Report Assesses Workplace Exposure and Control Measures During the Manufacture and Handling of Engineered Nanomaterials

UK Report Assesses Workplace Exposure and Control Measures During the Manufacture and Handling of Engineered Nanomaterials

 The United Kingdom’s Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prepared a report entitled Summary of work undertaken to assess workplace exposure and control measures during the manufacture and ...


Monitoring & Testing

How can I safely manage storage of chemicals on my site?

How can I safely manage storage of chemicals on my site?

Most laboratories or industrial sites store chemicals of different hazard classes. On their own these each present certain hazards, but when mixed the danger can increase significantly. Storing your chemicals safely on site is ...


Soil & Groundwater

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

Preventing Soil Erosion - Protecting Humanity

When discussing environmental concerns, soil erosion is not the first issue that comes into mind. The world’s media focuses on fossil fuel problems, climate change, biodiversity and forest fires, while soil depletion is less ...


Waste & Recycling

Closure Options for Impoundments and Landfills

Closure Options for Impoundments and Landfills

In Kentucky, a county board votes to shut down a landfill that had long been the source of odor complaints from nearby residents. In Hawaii, residents push a city council to expedite a delayed landfill closure. Outside Beirut, Lebanon, ...


Water & Wastewater

Oxidative degradation of COD in Petrochemical facility using Ozone-based advanced oxidation

The aim of this study was to investigate the use of ozone-based advanced oxidation processes for the oxidative destruction of COD in a petrochemical facility. Several  AOP experiments were carried out in order to select and optimise ...


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