Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Sweden: Decoupling GDP growth from CO2 emissions is possible

Sweden: Decoupling GDP growth from CO2 emissions is possible

Sweden is proud to join forces with Sustainable Energy for All (SE4All), convening in New York this week. Energy is one of the most decisive issues of our age. Without secure access to energy, we won’t achieve real and lasting ...


Energy & Renewables

US plant shutdowns, grid focus drive storage growth: Greensmith CEO

US plant shutdowns, grid focus drive storage growth: Greensmith CEO

Power plant closures and hiking transmission costs are driving up US utilities’ investment in renewable energy storage, John Jung, CEO of Greensmith, an energy storage services firm, told Wind Energy Update. Some 60 GW of US ...


Environmental Management

Three ways to strengthen IPCC reports

Three ways to strengthen IPCC reports

As the UN’s COP 21 meeting in Paris, France, draws closer, the future of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is under consideration. In numerous consultations from Nairobi to Berlin, member countries and scientists ...


Health & Safety

Tips for Facility Managers Tasked with Mitigating Indoor Allergy Complaints

Tips for Facility Managers Tasked with Mitigating Indoor Allergy Complaints

When an employee comes to work and develops allergy symptoms that improve or go away once they leave their work environment, it is often a good indication that there are indoor allergens in the building.  Once an employee recognizes ...


Monitoring & Testing

Portable Remotely Operated Drill (PROD): Hydrocarbon Sensing System

Portable Remotely Operated Drill (PROD): Hydrocarbon Sensing System

Proven Technology Benthic’s prototype Hydrocarbon Sensing System (HSS) analyses drill returns for the presence of hydrocarbons as they pass through PROD before being vented on the seafloor. The System, in its present form, includes ...


Soil & Groundwater

Using Geosynthetics in Slope Stability

Using Geosynthetics in Slope Stability

The majority of slope failures within the geosynthetics industry can often be avoided with proper engineering and material selection. However, the factors that affect slope stability can be difficult to discern and measure. Soil thickness, ...


Waste & Recycling

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

Recycling of Cars Made Green and Cleaner with Verderflex Peristaltic Pumps

At the end of its’ life, a car yields on average, 140 kilos of shredder waste: 26 kg of metals, 69 kg of plastics, 11 kg of minerals and 24 kg of fibres. In Tiel, Netherlands, a Post Shredder Treatment plant (PST) was built in 2011, ...


Water & Wastewater

DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

DESMI Lifts Green Ship Business Case

New rules call for fresh approach It’s hardly news that the shipping industry is mobilising to meet the demands of wave after wave of new environmental regulations. From the IMO’s ballast water management legislation to EEDI ...


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