In this lecture, Dr. Athanasios Bourtsalas, Adjunct Professor at the Earth and Environmental Engineering Department, Columbia University and and Manager of the Earth Engineering Centre-Columbia (WTERT-US), presents research findings on the level of municipal solid waste management achieved by different countries.
The harm resulting from Trump’s environmental deregulation spree will do business more harm than good; leaders need to show Trump that they do not support this, says Business and Sustainable Development Commission chair Mark Malloch Brown.Read Full Article
Salman Zafar, CEO of BioEnergy Consult, talks to Power Today magazine on India’s tryst with waste-to-energy and highlights major challenges and obstacles in making waste-to-energy a success story in India.Read Full Article
Madhya Pradesh's first biomethanation plant that can generate biogas to power street lights or for other similar use, was inaugurated by mayor Alok Sharma at Bittan Market in the state capital.Read Full Article
In the past two weeks there’s been a significant spurt in the waste-to-energy (WtE) industry across the developing world. South Africa opened its first (and also the continent’s) WtE conversion plant in Cape Town last week. Sharjah in UAE just announced plans for two such facilities including one that will process e-waste. Indonesia said it was teaming up with Japan to turn waste into renewable energy. India is currently unravelling bureaucratic and legal hurdles to get a number of waste-to-energy facilities operational to cater to its capital and satellite areas. And in the Philippines the debate over WtE management technologies, currently banned in the country, is beginning to heat up.Read Full Article
Short documentary produced for science program "TM Wissen" for the Austrian channel ServusTV/Red Bull TV.