Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

Global megatrend update 9: Increasingly severe consequences of climate change

In 2010, the EEA produced its first assessment of global megatrends as part of its five-yearly assessment of the European environment’s state, trend and prospects (SOER 2010). In preparation for SOER 2015, the EEA is updating each of ...


Energy & Renewables

2015 World Energy Issues Monitor - Energy price volatility: the new normal

2015 World Energy Issues Monitor - Energy price volatility: the new normal

Energy is among the top strategic issues shaping the global agenda in 2015. The uncertainty and impact of energy and commodity price volatility has now established itself as the number-one issue for energy leaders worldwide. Emerging risks ...


Environmental Management

Final Report - Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance

Final Report - Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance

UNEP/SETAC Life Cycle Initiative - Flagship Project 3a (Phase 1) Hotspots Analysis: mapping of existing methodologies, tools and guidance and initial recommendations for the development of global guidance Foreword This research is ...


Health & Safety

The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you

The leading cause of death in developing countries might surprise you

What’s the leading cause of death in low- and middle-income countries? A.  malnutrition and undernutrition B.  tuberculosis, malaria & HIV/AIDS C.  pollution If you guessed “C,” you got it. ...


Monitoring & Testing

A Guide to Gas Detector Tubes. Your Questions Answered

A Guide to Gas Detector Tubes. Your Questions Answered

Gas detector tubes are easy to use, are low cost, and the method is intrinsically safe, allowing it to be deployed in all industries. Because detector tubes don’t require calibration, users see the benefits of this technology over ...


Soil & Groundwater

Impacts of Shallow Geothermal Energy on Groundwater Quality

Impacts of Shallow Geothermal Energy on Groundwater Quality

The use of shallow geothermal energy (SGE) systems to acclimatize buildings has increased exponentially in the Netherlands and worldwide. In certain areas, SGE systems are constructed in aquifers also used for drinking water supply raising ...


Waste & Recycling

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

Alcázar de San Juan Waste Management plant, Spain - Case Study

The Alcázar De San Juan Waste Management Plant Now Has Four Titech Autosort Units The latest remodeling of the Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant in Alcázar de San Juan (Ciudad Real, Spain) includes two new TITECH ...


Water & Wastewater

Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A Handbook

Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A Handbook

UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation. September 2014 Since 2010, when the United Nation General Assembly explicitly recognized the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation and the Human ...


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