Environmental Industry Articles

Air & Climate

Ozone-depleting substances 2015

Ozone-depleting substances 2015

Aggregated data reported by companies on the import, export, production, destruction, and feedstock and process agent use of ozone-depleting substances in the European Union Executive Summary Background Chemicals known to harm the ozone ...


Energy & Renewables

NREL Report Shows U.S. Solar Photovoltaic Costs Continuing to Fall in 2016

NREL Report Shows U.S. Solar Photovoltaic Costs Continuing to Fall in 2016

NREL U.S. PV system cost benchmarks, from the fourth quarter of 2009 to the first quarter of 2016 The modeled costs to install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems continued to decline in the first quarter of 2016 in the U.S. residential, ...


Environmental Management

Environmental impacts of ocean-energy systems: a life-cycle assessment

Environmental impacts of ocean-energy systems: a life-cycle assessment

Ocean-energy technologies — which harvest renewable energy from the sea — will have a significant role to play in a future low-carbon society. A recent life-cycle analysis of different ocean-energy devices has found that ...


Health & Safety

The Mobile Advantage: How Technology is Changing EHSQ Management

The Mobile Advantage: How Technology is Changing EHSQ Management

There was a time when handling a mobile device in the workplace was deliberately avoided – it may even have resulted in some stern words from your boss. Not too long ago the very idea of swiping a smartphone on the job, in ...


Monitoring & Testing

Choosing the correct data acquisition step for GPR

Choosing the correct data acquisition step for GPR

Before GPR surveying we have to set Step of acquisition in Synchro program settings. We got different GPR profiles with different values of Step of acquisition. Often we choose the smallest Step of acquisition to have the more detailed ...


Soil & Groundwater

Water markets can support an improved water future

Water markets can support an improved water future

Fresh water touches every part of daily life – from drinking water and sanitation, to agriculture and energy production. Unfortunately, for nearly half of the world’s population, water scarcity is a growing issue with ...


Waste & Recycling

Circular Economy: A key lever in bridging the emissions gap to a 1.5 °C pathway

Circular Economy: A key lever in bridging the emissions gap to a 1.5 °C pathway

Today at the London Business & Climate Summit, Circle Economy and international consultancy Ecofys have called for a rapid transition to a global circular economy to meet the ambitious Paris climate agreement. According to an estimate ...


Water & Wastewater

Common Boiler Feed Water Treatment Issues and How to Avoid Them

Common Boiler Feed Water Treatment Issues and How to Avoid Them

When treating boiler feed water (the combination of boiler makeup and condensate return water), several issues can arise that cause boiler scaling, corrosion, fouling, and system failure. Below, we break down the most common boiler feed ...


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