Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

Carbon capture plans need urgent aid

Governments may no longer be investing in the capture of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. But a new study says that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea. It argues that the world just needs to think harder and spend more to make the ...


Energy & Renewables

Second-generation biofuels can reduce emissions

Second-generation biofuels can reduce emissions

Second-generation biofuel crops like the perennial grasses Miscanthus and switchgrass can efficiently meet emission reduction goals without significantly displacing cropland used for food production, according to a new study. Researchers ...


Environmental Management

From OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001: How the Coming OHS Management System Standard Will Impact Your Business

From OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001: How the Coming OHS Management System Standard Will Impact Your Business

Sometimes it seems as if major changes in the world of environment, health and safety (EHS) management are few and far between. One change we can count on is ISO 45001, the international occupational health and safety (OHS) management ...


Health & Safety

5 New Features for Trojan Noise Nuisance Users in NoiseTools v1.6.1

5 New Features for Trojan Noise Nuisance Users in NoiseTools v1.6.1

We’ve added a number of new features and functions to NoiseTools v1.6.1 to help make analysis and reporting easier for our Trojan Noise Nuisance Users. Take a look at these 5 new features and learn some handy tips for ...


Monitoring & Testing

Black carbon emissions of individual cars measured under real conditions

Black carbon emissions of individual cars measured under real conditions

Measurements of individual vehicle emissions are usually made in laboratory tests. In this study, researchers followed cars driving in real conditions to measure emissions of air pollutants, including black carbon and nitrogen oxides. The ...


Soil & Groundwater

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment Whitepaper - Analytical and Measuring Instruments

Hydraulic Fracturing and the Environment Whitepaper  - Analytical and Measuring Instruments

The recovery of natural gas and oil from untraditional wells is necessary for the economic stability of the United States. Shale gas deposits are deep below the earth’s surface and recovery of gas is expensive and requires millions ...


Waste & Recycling

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

These companies are figuring out how to take the toxics out of electronics

As global consumption of cellphones and other devices soars, industry searches for ways to decrease the threat of chemical components to people and the environment. On a Wednesday in late February 2010, Hewlett-Packard hosted an unusual ...


Water & Wastewater

The Wastewater life cycle inventory tool by 2.-0 LCA consultants

The Wastewater life cycle inventory tool by 2.-0 LCA consultants

Very often the fate of chemicals after use is to be sent to municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), where they are subject to degradation. In many life cycle assessment (LCA) studies we need to account for the environmental impacts ...


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