Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

Questions and answers on the proposal to revise the EU emissions trading system (EU ETS)

1. Why has the Commission proposed today a revision of EU ETS? The European Commission has presented a legislative proposal to revise the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) in line with the 2030 climate and energy policy framework agreed ...


Energy & Renewables

Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

Why airlines keep pushing biofuels: They have no choice

The number of global fliers is expected to more than double in the next two decades. In order to carry all those extra passengers, airlines are turning to a technology very few can make work on a large scale: converting trash into fuel. ...


Environmental Management

Policy Management – How to Fix Flexible Policies

Policy Management – How to Fix Flexible Policies

Real estate agents and investors are often quoted as stating categorically that the three most important rules are: “location, location, location.” By the same measure, compliance is all about “consistency, consistency, ...


Health & Safety

MSHA: What’s the Real Impact of Fines on Mine Safety?

MSHA: What’s the Real Impact of Fines on Mine Safety?

Late in 2014, MSHA made headlines when an investigation revealed that nearly $70 million in health and safety penalties had yet to be paid by mining company owners. The joint investigation by news agency NPR and Mine Safety and Health News ...


Monitoring & Testing

`Good to Go™ tags´ manage your daily or weekly calibration and safety checks

`Good to Go™ tags´ manage your daily or weekly calibration and safety checks

Keeping up with safety regulations can be complicated and time-consuming. Having an easy to complete, simple visual guide to carry out safety or calibration checks solves this problem and helps to keep the workplace ...


Soil & Groundwater

Controlling Methane ar ERD and ISCR Applications

Controlling Methane ar ERD and ISCR Applications

In situ chemical reduction (ISCR) and enhanced reductive dehalogenation (ERD) have demonstrated success in the remediation of numerous recalcitrant and toxic compounds, including chlorinated ethenes and hexavalent chromium.  ISCR ...


Waste & Recycling

How Recycling Plastic Helps To Save The Environment And Natural Resources

How Recycling Plastic Helps To Save The Environment And Natural Resources

We all have recycling boxes that sit next to our wheelie bins and often there is a public recycling point in a car-park nearby.  Some of us have become recycling experts and recycle almost 100% of their household waste, while the vast ...


Water & Wastewater

New brief on urban sanitation

New brief on urban sanitation

"Key sanitation issues: commitments, coverage, choice, context, co-production, costs, capital, city-wide coverage" is a 6-page brief that draws on the editorial in the recently published issue of Environment and Urbanization. This issue is ...


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