Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

ETS reform: everything you need to know in a nutshell

The EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) was set up to reduce gas emissions and fight climate change, but it is not working as efficiently as it could. On 24 February MEPs approved draft legislation to tackle the imbalances of supply and ...


Energy & Renewables

Wind in power 2014 European Statistics

Wind in power 2014 European Statistics

Wind power capacity installations During 2014, 12,819.6 MW of wind power was installed across Europe, of which 11,791.4 MW was in the European Union. Of the capacity installed in the EU, 10,308.1 MW was onshore and 1,483.3 MW offshore. ...


Environmental Management

Making Headway in Europe - Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure

Making Headway in Europe - Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure

Linking GRI’S G4 Guidelines and the European Directive on Non-Financial and Diversity Disclosure This linkage document shows the Disclosures from the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)’s G4 Guidelines that can be used to comply ...


Health & Safety

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

BBA emergency pump units for a nuclear power plant

Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011, safety regulations at many nuclear plants have been considerably tightened, this has led to an increased demand for fire fighting pump systems. These systems must comply with extremely ...


Monitoring & Testing

Dissolved Oxygen – the discussion moves on

Dissolved Oxygen – the discussion moves on

Do Dissolved Oxygen Sensors need Cleaning? The re-emergence of Optical Dissolved Oxygen Sensors around 6-7 years ago generated a lively and interesting discussion which revolved around the relative merits of Optical and Galvanic Dissolved ...


Soil & Groundwater

Answers to questions about oil waste in California aquifers

Answers to questions about oil waste in California aquifers

California, the country's third-largest oil-producing state, has improperly given oil companies more than 2,500 permits to inject production fluids and oilfield waste into underground water supplies that are used for drinking water or ...


Waste & Recycling

Sustainable thinking leads to money in our back pockets

Sustainable thinking leads to money in our back pockets

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) published a new report this month, which focused on the revenue-generating potential of resource efficiency. Resource Management – a catalyst for growth and productivity ...


Water & Wastewater

Are our Water Systems at Risk?

Are our Water Systems at Risk?

Assessing the Financial Sustainability of BC’s Municipal Water and Sewer Systems Reliable water, sewer, and storm water systems are essential to public health, a clean environment, and a strong economy. But British Columbia’s ...


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