Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

5 things to know about Obama`s next climate move: methane

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced its latest move to combat global warming, this time trying to rein in heat-trapping methane gas that escapes from oil and gas fields. The plan relies on voluntary steps and new rules to ...


Energy & Renewables

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014

Renewable Power Generation Costs in 2014

Executive Summary The competiveness of renewable power generation technologies continued improving in 2013 and 2014. The cost-competitiveness of renewable power generation technologies has reached historic levels. Biomass for power, ...


Environmental Management

Final Report - Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance

Final Report - Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance

UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative - Flagship Project 3a (Phase 1) Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance Foreword This research is ...


Health & Safety

The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you

The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you

What’s the leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries? A.  malnutrition and undernutrition B.  tuberculosis, malaria & HIV/AIDS C.  pollution If you guessed “C,” you got it. ...


Monitoring & Testing

DHL analytical - Case Study

DHL analytical - Case Study

Quantum Leap in productivity According to John Dupont, General Manager of Operations, “DHL Analytical, Inc. has been on the leading edge of laboratory innovation for many years. Our vision was to move towards a paperless laboratory, ...


Soil & Groundwater

NextGen GIS and the Environmental Database

NextGen GIS and the Environmental Database

Next Generation (NextGen) Geospatial Information System (GIS) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Cold War legacy sites environmental records—spanning nearly 40 years—in the Environmental Database, are managed by the DOE Office ...


Waste & Recycling

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Circular economy to be scrapped?

Riverside Waste Machinery’s managing director Jonathan Oldfield, a passionate advocate of UK resource efficiency, talks about the current uncertainty surrounding the circular economy. There are a few things the waste and recycling ...


Water & Wastewater

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

KSFA Info-FLO: “Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics!“

Better than New Septic from Bio-Microbics! In Western Kansas, those properties that experience biologically-failed septic systems rarely have options other than to replace the entire system - an expensive endeavor for low-income housing. ...


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