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Scientists turn oily soil into productive ground

by Rice University  (Aug. 20, 2015)

Scientists are cleaning soil contaminated by oil spills in a way that saves energy and reclaims the soil's productivity, using a process known as pyrolysis, which involves heating contaminated soils in the absence of oxygen. They use a process known as pyrolysis, which involves heating contaminated soils in the absence of oxygen. This approach ...

World leaders meet in Addis in a bid to boost development finance

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jul. 13, 2015)

Over 30 heads of state and government, more than 110 government ministers and over 1000 business and civil society representatives gathered in Addis Ababa for the opening of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development with calls to ensure the necessary resources to improve people's lives while protecting the planet The meeting ...

“Grey swan” cyclones predicted to be more frequent and intense

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Aug. 31, 2015)

Original story at MIT News “Grey swan” cyclones — extremely rare tropical storms that are impossible to anticipate from the historical record alone — will become more frequent in the next century for parts of Florida, Australia, and cities along the Persian Gulf, according to a study published today in the ...

Third Pacific Meteorological Council opens in Tonga

by World Meteorological Organization (WMO)  (Jul. 20, 2015)

The Third Pacific Meteorological Council opened in the Kingdom of Tonga today bringing together over 100 Pacific Met Directors, partners and stakeholders to strengthen the path ahead for Pacific Meteorology under the theme - “Sustainable Weather and Climate Services for a Resilient Pacific.” This event reaches a historic milestone in ...

Study provides scenarios for assessing long-term benefits of climate action

by MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology  (Sep. 1, 2015)

Original story at MIT News Since the 1990s, scientists and policymakers have proposed limiting Earth’s average global surface temperature to 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels, thereby averting the most serious effects of global warming, such as severe droughts and coastal flooding. ...

Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management

by University of Tehran  (Feb. 19, 2015)

"Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management" (GJESM) is a double blind peer reviewed electronic and print quarterly publication concerned with all aspects of environmental science and management. GJESM publishes original research papers, review papers, case reports and short communications across the broad field of environment. These ...

American Academy of Science 6th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology

by OSEI - Oil Spill Eater International, Corp  (Oct. 4, 2012)

OSEI Corporation Chariman/CEO Steven Pedigo was a presenter for the American Academy of Scince conference on Environmental Science and Technology in Hiuston Texas on June 27 2012. Mr. Pedigo was orginally asked to present his paper entitled Economic Comparison between OSE II, Dispersants and mechanical clean up ( paper # 1319) for session E7. Once ...

Environmental & Building Sciences Consulting Firm Embraces Twitter

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Apr. 7, 2010)

EC2 announces they have begun offering environmental, indoor air quality (IAQ) and building science tips and news utilizing the social media website, Twitter. ...

Social sciences must respond to environmental change

by SciDev.Net  (Nov. 15, 2013)

The social and natural sciences must be more closely integrated to respond to the transformation in society due to global environmental change, according to a major report launched today in Paris, France (on November 15, 2013). Social sciences should more effectively research “human causes, ...

ChemiGreen in the latest issue of Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine

by ChemiGreen Inc.  (Dec. 11, 2009)

Toronto, Ontario – December 9th, 2009 ChemiGreen Inc., the developer and manufacturer of the WI-Plug Wireless Spill Containment System, is proud to announce that the Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine had chosen to publish in its latest edition an article about ChemiGreen and its unique solution to spill containment, the WI-Plug. The ...

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