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  • Now comes the hard part

    President-elect Barack Obama’s job jar for his first day in office after the January 20th Inauguration will be rather daunting: 'Deal with the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression; End money-sucking and clearly unwinnable wars in Iraq and Afghanistan; Restore international confidence in the American economy; Create 5 million new green jobs; Clean up the environment; Deal with ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Going `hard core` for the environment

    Life is full of choices when it comes to protecting the environment. You can take small steps from the comfort of your own home or office (always a good thing!), or you can go 'hard core' and experience conservation in the heart of some of nature's most fragile environments. In celebration of its ENVIRONMENT Papers line, Neenah Paper has launched an ' ...

  • Biodiversity loss: now for the hard part

    Last month's Nagoya summit on biodiversity reached some important agreements. The challenge is to ensure that they are fully implemented. What a difference a year makes. One year ago, those clamouring for strong international action to combat the effects of global warming were optimistically looking forward to a high-level meeting in Copenhagen they hoped would launch a new global ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Business on activated carbon

    Technokomplex invites you to visit its new resource www.carbon-active.com, which describes the business on production and sale of activated carbons from a variety of feedstock, including pyrolysis carbon. For many years the company has being developed and tested ...


    By Technokomplex

  • Preventing Scaling Caused by Hard Water on Ships

    UK Based Fluid Dynamics has won a contract to supply three of its Scaletron non chemical scale prevention devices  to the Dogger sea fishery trawler fleet.   Sticking valves caused by calcium carbonate build up can be a major problem .. that is why increasingly engineers who have experienced the benefit of installing a Scaletron on a Marine application are contacting ...

  • Non-chemical solutions for hard water scale

    Fluid Dynamics International, UK, has been helping farmers to solve hard water problems. The water supply to Hunter Farms in Tennessee, USA, is very hard (480ppm), and they had serious scaling in their chicken house self-watering system and their cool cells and egg room humidifiers. The drippers that provide drinking water for the chickens needed cleaning or replacement every sixty days and, with ...

  • Planning the war on carbon

    One of the basic elements of warfare planning is to gather together your best generals and the most up to date intelligence to forge a campaign strategy that strikes at the enemy’s weakest point while maximizing the impact of whatever is your strategic advantage. That is exactly what is going to take place later this month in Toronto, Canada, when a diverse group of thought leaders will ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Preventing Scaling Caused by Hard Water Improves Productivity

    Water cooled spot welders need very efficient cooling systems to ensure that they operate effectively.  The problem is that very often the water cooling of the welding tips is performed by hard water containing  calcium carbonate   ( limescale)   which can form a scale and that scale in turn acts as an insulator causing inefficient cooling of the tips. A major ...

  • Leaked ‘Iluc’ studies make it hard for EU not to act

    Commission studies that have been leaked to the Reuters news agency show that the indirect land-use change caused by biofuels production is significant and feedstock-specific, and that biodiesel is likely to be worse for the climate than fossil fuels. The Commission is currently evaluating indirect land-use change (Iluc), and has postponed a proposal on how to cope with this issue to ...

  • GLOBE-net editorial - “now comes the hard part”

    Environment Minister Jim Prentice's speech this week at the University of Calgary was an important update of Canada's climate change policy objectives and one of the clearest statements to date on how the federal government plans to turn the open-ended Copenhagen Accord into an actionable international agreement. At the outset, Minister Prentice defended the decision to lower Canada's emissions ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EU to help industries hard hit by new climate rules

    The European Union has signaled the intent to protect Europe’s metal and paper industries in case an international agreement on climate change is not reached by 2009. Brussels wants to prevent energy-intensive sectors from fleeing the EU as the bloc’s carbon market becomes tighter. When the EU first announced its climate change plan in January of 2008, industries and member ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • MSA Develops Industrial Hard Hat Made from Sugarcane

    Pittsburgh-based safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) is the largest producer of industrial hard hats in North America and other regions of the world.  But that dominance hasn't diminished the company's appetite to innovate and find ways to improve a relatively common product worn every day by construction ...

  • Alcoa Named to Carbon Performance and Carbon Disclosure Leadership Indexes

    Alcoa (NYSE:AA) today announced that it has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for reducing emissions and mitigating the risks of climate change as well as for its approach to the disclosure of climate change information. CDP featured Alcoa on both its Carbon Performance Leadership Index and the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index. The CDP ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Carbon Disclosure Project Recognizes The Clorox Company for Carbon Performance

    The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has recognized The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) for its actions to reduce emissions, address climate change and disclose climate change information. Since 2007, Clorox has reduced its GHG emissions by 13 percent per case of product sold against its goal of 10 percent by 2013. Clorox was also the first major company in the CPG industry to voluntarily disclose ...

  • Preventing scaling caused by hard water for a whole town without chemicals

    For over 20 years Fluid Dynamics' Colloid-A-Tron non-chemical scale preventers have been reducing scaling in small villages in County Donegal in Ireland. Fluid Dynamics has now won a contract to supply a Colloid-A-Tron non chemical Catlytic water treatment unit to treat water for the town of Letterkenny in Donegal. The unit 8' in Diameter will treat up to 400m3/hr of water per hour. Letterkenny ...

  • NHS faced with carbon reduction challenge

    The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) trusts have less than 20 months to meet an ambitious target to slash NHS carbon emissions by 15 percent. The NHS sustainable development unit put a draft carbon reduction strategy, Saving Carbon, Improving Health, out to consultation at the end of May. It sparked such debate among managers that the consultation period has been extended to the end of ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Fluid Dynamics in line hard water Scale inhibitor receives NSF Approval

    Fluid Dynamics is a leading manufacturer of in line hard water scale inhibitors for preventing scaling caused by hard water. With customers such as Kimberly Clark, Proctor and Gamble, Waitrose, Walmart and Marks and Spencers. The Company has just received NSF 61-G accreditation for its 4” Colloid-A-Tron Catalytic Scale prevention unit. NSF 61-G signifies that the product is approved under ...

  • How to build a low carbon economy

    As Gordon Brown promises to plot a green route to recovery in this month’s Budget, which options will really deliver the best bang for buck and maximise carbon savings as well as employment opportunities? The answer lies in energy efficiency and support for technology innovation, argues Tom Delay, CEO of the Carbon Trust. As we lurch from banking crisis into economic recession, we desperately ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Rivers are carbon processors, not inert pipelines

    Microorganisms in rivers and streams play a crucial role in the global carbon cycle that has not previously been considered. Freshwater ecologist Dr Tom Battin, of the University of Vienna, told a COST ESF Frontiers of Science conference in October that our understanding of how rivers and streams deal with organic carbon has changed radically. Microorganisms such as bacteria and single celled ...


    By European Science Foundation

  • Daimer Offers Hard Surface Cleaner that Supports 1000 RPM and 1500 PSI

    USA – June 25, 2011 -- Daimer Industries®, a trans-global leader in hard surface cleaner engineering, has just shipped the new XTreme Power HSC 14500, a multi-functioning tile grout cleaning system that also cleans like a pressure washer. The upgraded machine offers the capabilities of an institutional sludge extractor, a 1500 psi ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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