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Air & Climate

7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

7 million premature deaths annually linked to air pollution

New estimates released earlier this year by the World health Organization (WHO) suggest that in 2012 around 7 million people died – one in eight of total global deaths – as a result of air pollution exposure. This finding more ...


Energy & Renewables

Does shale gas mean cheap gas?

Does shale gas mean cheap gas?

What is the true impact of shale gas extraction in the UK? Swathes of the British population are against fracking (the process of releasing natural gas trapped within shale rock formations) due to its perceived visual impact and ...


Environmental Management

Addressing Transparency Expectations in the Metals and Mining Sector

Addressing Transparency Expectations in the Metals and Mining Sector

The “Age of Transparency” is a term that has been widely used to describe society’s growing demand for information, but how does sustainability fit into these expectations? As Steve Baer noted in his article on the ...


Health & Safety

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Reliable protection against legionella - Case Study

Legionella bacteria pose a life-threatening risk, particularly to older people. This is why one care home operator in Spain opted for effective water disinfection with chlorine dioxide systems Bello Zon. Serious threat Combating ...


Monitoring & Testing

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

7 Factors to Help Maintain a Healthy Gas Leak Detection Programme

We’ve put together seven important factors that are worth considering before, during and after use of gas leak detection equipment. Whether investing in refrigerant gas leak detection equipment as part of compliance for the F-Gas ...


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

Why Closing a Power Plant Could Be Part of Austin`s Water Solution

Why Closing a Power Plant Could Be Part of Austin`s Water Solution

The funny thing about Walter E. Long Lake is that most people don't know it exists. The lake, tucked into a rural-feeling part of Northeast Austin is big, by Austin standards. It can hold more water than Austin's two central city lakes -- ...


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