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Determination of a set of optimised wavelengths for airborne w...
Report
October 4, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Data sets from WADI airborne campaigns have been processed, resulting in a series of maps of different indicators that are believed to reveal the presence of water (water indices).
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Putting a price on carbon, based on the polluter pays principle, has the potential to be a powerful policy tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the fight against climate change. A carbon price can come in the form of a tax or a cap and trade sy...
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How European Countries Share Industrial Pollution Permit Information Online
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Climate change is widely acknowledged to be the greatest threat to human rights, social justice and the earth’s eco-systems of the 21st century. Across Europe and globally we are seeing escalation in environmental injustice, disproportionately affe...
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Global trends to watch on water and sanitation
Report
August 25, 2017
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Water and sanitation will play a defining role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. From eliminating poverty and hunger to tackling climate change, water is central to tackling our biggest sustainable development challenges.
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5.2 billion people will need better sanitation by 2030
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Making clothes from milk
Publication
July 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
In the EU we waste an estimated 88 million tonnes of food every year, according to the latest estimates. That is roughly 170 kilogrammes per person. But what if we could turn some of that waste into useful products?
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Taking iMETland across the world
Press Release
July 26, 2017
youris.com GEIE
The iMETland wastewater treatment device is now set to be constructed worldwide. Navigating red tape and the regulatory landscape hasn’t always been straightforward, especially in Argentina and Denmark. We’ve also had to deal with some technical ...
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How to dispose of bio-based plastics?
Publication
July 19, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Bio-based plastics can be treated in different recycling and recovery streams. The preferred solution depends on the waste management infrastructure available in your country or region and the acceptance of the stakeholders along the value chain.
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Restriction is a powerful tool which holds great promise for mitigating exposures to hazardous substances in the EU. However, the restriction process is not the nimble and efficient policy tool that the REACH framers intended. In this report, we desc...
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Most Western Balkan countries – with the notable exception of hydropower-dependent Albania – rely heavily on low-grade lignite coal for their electricity supply. Yet their plants are old and polluting, contributing to the health-damaging smog tha...
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Making fabric from wood
Publication
May 31, 2017
youris.com GEIE
As a material wood has many uses, but did you know that it can be used to make fibres for clothing and other textiles? Perhaps surprisingly, it is the raw material of some well known man-made fibres.
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Water leak detection from up high
Publication
May 24, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Fluid Handling International spoke to Yolande Louvet, the initiator of the WADI project.
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Multiple Waters for Multiple Purposes and Users Towards a Future-Proof Model for a European Water-Smart Society
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Storm ahead – how to prepare Europe for extreme weather
Publication
April 28, 2017
youris.com GEIE
River floods are expected to become more frequent by mid-century, and rainstorms and coastal flooding by the end of the century
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Investing to future-proof infrastructure against extreme weath...
Publication
April 27, 2017
youris.com GEIE
With climate change firmly on the agenda, investors are increasingly hesitant to fund infrastructure projects that aren’t future-proofed
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Is wood a sustainable resource?
Publication
April 13, 2017
youris.com GEIE
Wood can be used as a biofuel and as a raw material for many new and traditional products, but is it sustainable?
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