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Air & Climate

Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

Big climate report: Warming is big risk for people

If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming. In fact, they ...


Energy & Renewables

Siemens Takes A Good Step Towards Energy Efficiency

Siemens Takes A Good Step Towards Energy Efficiency

The contemporary world today is facing a lot of economic and environmental challenges. It is important to find a quick and sustainable solution. Siemens, the market leader in power technology, concentrates on renewable energy, solar energy ...


Environmental Management

Materiality Assessment for Dummies

Materiality Assessment for Dummies

When I started to work in the area of sustainability, I had no idea what a materiality assessment was, and what all the acronyms like GRI and SASB meant. It occurred to me I probably wasn’t the only one, and now that materiality ...


Health & Safety

Heat Protection Gloves: Which Professions Use Them?

Heat Protection Gloves: Which Professions Use Them?

In a wide variety of industries, companies are required to provide the proper safety equipment for their employees. Health and safety has become a top priority for businesses in recent years, providing protection for both workers and the ...


Monitoring & Testing

Using respirometry for energy optimization in a nitrifying biological wastewater treatment system

Using respirometry for energy optimization in a nitrifying  biological wastewater treatment system

ABSTRACT Many wastewater treatment plants use more than 50% of their total energy budget in the aeration basin and, when nutrient removal is included in the activated sludge process, it is very common that the majority of oxygen uptake ...


Soil & Groundwater

The Future For Fracking

The Future For Fracking

Summary Fracking is an essential technology to meet growing global demand for oil and gas. Fracking has become the "F" word, because it is very water-intensive, and has potential negative impacts on the environment. The future of ...


Waste & Recycling

California Refuse Recycling Council: Advocating for the Next Generation of Solid Waste Legislation

California Refuse Recycling Council:  Advocating for the Next Generation of  Solid Waste Legislation

Created out of a need for waste haulers to respond to government decisions, the CRRC has grown to a pivotal organization in California that has a hand in influencing the waste industry’s legislation issues. In the 1950s when several ...


Water & Wastewater

Wastewater treatment plant monitors Greenhouse Gas emissions

Wastewater treatment plant monitors Greenhouse Gas emissions

Globally, little attention is paid to gaseous emissions from wastewater treatment processes. This contrasts greatly with the regulatory monitoring that is applied to the quality of water emissions from such facilities. However, in ...


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