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Air & Climate

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Why did GHG emissions decrease in the EU between 1990 and 2012?

Total GHG emissions (excluding LULUCF) in the EU decreased substantially since 1990, reaching their lowest level in 2012. The EU emitted 4,544 million tonnes of CO2 eq. in 2012, accounting for less than 10% of global GHG emissions1. Figure ...


Energy & Renewables

The Emerging Power of Microgrids

The Emerging Power of Microgrids

Over many decades, the centralized power grid — a one-way flow of electricity, generated by large, remote power plants and distributed over miles of transmission lines to homes and businesses — succeeded in delivering ...


Environmental Management

Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

Questions and answers on sustainable buildings

Why is this initiative necessary? Almost one half of the EU's final energy consumption and extracted materials, and about one third of water consumption, is related to the construction and occupancy of buildings. The sector also generates ...


Health & Safety

5 Tips for Implementing Successful Workplace Safety Policies

5 Tips for Implementing Successful Workplace Safety Policies

Logical and well-implemented safety policies are the foundation of most healthy company safety cultures. In many ways, your policies are what set the rest of your safety activities in motion. From employee training (“Here are the ...


Monitoring & Testing

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

A bridge with our customers - Prominence-i (i-Series) - Case Study

Anthem Biosciences, which is ranked among the top 5 leading Contract Research Organisations (CROs) in India, is emerging as a global leader in the domain of Integrated Pharmaceuticals business. Anthem, which calls itself a Contract ...


Soil & Groundwater

Surface-point resistivity survey - Case Study

Surface-point resistivity survey - Case Study

Drilling boreholes for exploration can be cost ineffective and time consuming. Doing surface-point resistivity survey can provide fast and accurate results, with known position of the target, FlashRES can utilize its electrodes in borehole ...


Waste & Recycling

Break It Down, Build It Up - Sustainable Science Has Roots in ASTM Standards Development

Break It Down, Build It Up - Sustainable Science Has Roots in ASTM Standards Development

It was back in the 1980s,” Richard Wool, Ph.D., recalls. “A lot of waste management sites were running out of space. Barges full of garbage were plowing up and down the East Coast with no place to dock. The idea of having ...


Water & Wastewater

Caustic Recovery Using Membrane Filtration

Caustic Recovery Using Membrane Filtration

Abstract Food and beverage processors that use dilute caustic solutions for cleaning process equipment have shown increased interest in recovering the used caustic. The primary reason is that the price of caustic has increased ...


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