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  • Advanced Rio lab warns of Olympic water quality danger

    Scientists at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, who have been testing the waters around Rio for the last 20 years, have expressed disappointment with the lack of progress being made in preparation for the 2016 Olympics. Employing advanced technology from SEAL Analytical, the university’s marine biology laboratory has revealed worrying trends for parameters such as ammonia, nitrates ...

  • IBM Research Launches Project “Green Horizon” to Help China Deliver on Ambitious Energy and Environmental Goals

    IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced that it is deploying the full force of its researchers in laboratories around the world in a 10-year initiative to support China in transforming its national energy systems and protecting the health of citizens. Dubbed “Green Horizon”, the ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • Study finds mines can work for geothermal power

    Is there light at the end of the tunnel for mine shafts slated for closure? Two Spanish engineers say there is, noting that they could be the sites for geothermal energy providing power to towns that need it. Writing in the journal Renewable Energy, the researchers describe the tool that enabled them to estimate the amount of heat a tunnel could potentially offer industry and households. The ...

  • FTIR gas analyser supports carbon capture research

    The development of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies relies on the accurate measurement of carbon dioxide (CO2) in addition to a wide array of other gases because it is vitally important that the process does not impact upon the emissions of other greenhouse gases and potential pollutants. An advanced FTIR multiparameter gas analyser from Gasmet Technologies is therefore being ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Iowans Want Energy Conservation Before New Coal Plants

    DES MOINES, Iowa, December 21, 2007 (ENS) - Four out of five Iowans believe energy conservation and fuel efficiency should be the focus of state efforts to meet electricity demand before new coal-burning power plants are built, according to a new public opinion poll. Iowa officials are contemplating two coal-fired facilities proposed for construction near Waterloo and Marshalltown. Commissioned ...

  • Flue-Gas Desulfurization Market to Witness Fluctuating Growth by 2020

    ReportsnReports.com adds Flue-Gas Desulfurization Systems Market Analysis to 2020, 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Equipment Market Share, Competitive Landscape, Regulations and Pricing Analysis research report to its store. The flue-gas desulfurization (FGD) market will witness a varying level of growth over the coming years, increasing from $2.8 billion in 2012 to a peak of $4.3 billion by ...

  • EcoAnalytixTM Initiative Backgrounder - The new measure of success

    An industrial plant spews out unknown substances into the air and parents worry about the playground down wind.  The safety of food is in question after a rash of pet food shipments from overseas is found to be tainted with melamine, a nitrogen-rich industrial chemical linked with renal failure.  Desalinated water destined for the drinking water supply can’t compromise public ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

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