Category: Waste Management

Posted in Climate Change Impact Mitigation Lithium Sustainability Technology Waste Management

How Can Technologies Attenuate the Environmental Impacts of Lithium Extraction?

Lithium, a commodity of the green economy

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In this green economy era, lithium has become the symbol of a new consumption paradigm, more ecofriendly and less impactful for the environment.… Read More

Posted in Climte Change Energy Waste Management

How Green are Photovoltaic Cells?: The Environmental Consequences of Silicon Extraction in China

 

As a result of anthropogenic climate change, there has been increasing pressure on states, policy makers and businesses to rely on clean energy. Consequently, we see that there has been an increase in the production of clean energy from renewable sources such as wind energy, hydroelectricity and solar energy.… Read More

Posted in Corporations Resource Management Stakeholder Waste Management

Film Review and Thoughts – “Deepwater Horizon” by Peter Berg, 2016.

This movie is about the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon platform and the oil spill that happened in April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. The whole movie revolves around the events occurred before the explosion and around the moment of the explosion itself, which is good because it gives the spectator an idea of how the oil industry works and of how the different actors relate to each other.… Read More

Posted in Civil Society Energy Health High-Level Waste Multi-stakeholder Dialogue Resource Management Stakeholder State Sustainability Waste Management

Deep geological depositary: from global extractions to global insertions ?

What is it?

Geological disposal involves isolating radioactive waste deep inside a suitable rock volume to ensure that no harmful quantities of radioactivity ever reach the surface environment. The waste is contained inside multiple barriers to provide protection over hundreds of thousands of years.… Read More