Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Interview: how to charge firms for CO2 emissions without it costing jobs

Charging companies for CO2 emissions can be a great way of encouraging them to become cleaner, but also risks pushing them to move production to somewhere with lower environmental standards. The European Commission aims to prevent the ...


Energy & Renewables

Can CSP become cost-competitive by 2020?

Can CSP become cost-competitive by 2020?

This is the question many CSP industry players have been asking and it seems it could have a positive answer. According to José Alfonso Nebrera, Chief Executive Officer at ACS Cobra and Elisa Prieto, Strategy Director at Abengoa, ...


Environmental Management

Ten Steps To Incorporating Risk Analysis Into Your Business

Ten Steps To  Incorporating  Risk Analysis  Into Your  Business

Introduction Every authoritative guideline on risk management advocates the quantitative (that is, probabilistic) evaluation of risk using Monte Carlo simulation – from ISO1, COSO2, NASA3, RAND Corporation4, AACE International5 and ...


Health & Safety

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

New approach makes faster and efficient work of oil spills

A comprehensive new study of oil’s behaviour in various sea conditions has resulted in significant advances in oil spill recovery using boom-style systems. Put into practice in DESMI ‘s Speed-Sweep Oil Spill Response (OSR) ...


Monitoring & Testing

Software solution for standard and Highly sophisticated GPC systems case study

Software solution for standard and Highly sophisticated GPC systems case study

Today's analytical laboratories require universal, flexible and open software solutions to cope with the ever changing needs. This report illustrates how these requirements for chromatographic data processing software can be met in ...


Soil & Groundwater

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

Global Shale Gas Development: Water Availability & Business Risks

This report analyzes water availability across all potentially commercial shale resources worldwide.It also reveals that water availability could limit shale resource development on every continent except Antarctica. Shale resources are ...


Waste & Recycling

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Waste Management in Canada – Problems and Opportunities

Canada has a poor record on waste management according to a Conference Board of Canada report – ranking 17 out of 17 in an international ranking of OECD countries. But although there are serious challenges for waste management in ...


Water & Wastewater

Wastewater Level Measurement Techniques

Wastewater Level Measurement Techniques

Level monitoring and control is a fundamental requirement in any wastewater treatment process. You will find level instrumentation installed at even the simplest treatment plants for pump control, chemical storage tanks and process level ...


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