Environmental Industry Articles

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

Solar PV System in Tsakilero - Case Study

Solar PV System in Tsakilero - Case Study

Our Results The Problem Mrs Diomidous, a Designer Engineer from Larnaca, was aware that Photovoltaic systems can be utilized to eliminate sky-high electric bills. All she needed was a thorough guidance from solar consultant experts to ...


Environmental Management

Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

Why is this initiative necessary? Almost one half of the EU's final energy consumption and extracted materials, and about one third of water consumption, is related to the construction and occupancy of buildings. The sector also generates ...


Health & Safety

China in Talks to Join the OECD System for the Mutual Acceptance of Data in Assessment of Chemicals

China in Talks to Join the OECD System for the Mutual Acceptance of Data in Assessment of Chemicals

It has recently been reported that China is in discussions with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to become a provisional adherent to the Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD) system. This would require China to ...


Monitoring & Testing

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Nutrient analysis system keeps wastewater plant in control case study

Problem The Denver, Colo., Metro Wastewater Reclamation District wanted near real-time nutrient analysis for a very challenging headworks wastewater aeration process, consisting of a combination of centrate and RAS. The centrate and RAS ...


Soil & Groundwater

Surface-point resistivity survey - Case Study

Surface-point resistivity survey - Case Study

Drilling boreholes for exploration can be cost ineffective and time consuming. Doing surface-point resistivity survey can provide fast and accurate results, with known position of the target, FlashRES can utilize its electrodes in borehole ...


Waste & Recycling

Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder

Denmark’s Near-Zero-Waste Wonder

Has this Danish community found the formula for environmentally friendly industry? When we look closely at systems in nature — coral reefs or rainforests, for instance — we see something we don’t often see in human ...


Water & Wastewater

Water Resources: An Evolving Landscape

Water Resources: An Evolving Landscape

This chapter presents the history of thinking on water resources and how it has evolved over time. It analyzes paradigms proposed by the international community during the last half century in light of their decisive influence on the ...


Environmental XPRT is part of XPRT Media All Rights Reserved
Subscribe