Originally established as a stopover point for Dutch traders on the spice route to the Far East, South Africa has overcome a number of massive obstacles to emerge as a modern economic powerhouse.
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Over the last 50 years there has been a 70% reduction of fuel-burn/passenger-Km, and the aviation industry continues to have a commitment to achieve further emissions reduction and production impact and costs.
Finland has flat plains in the southern and central parts of the country and mountains in the north. Also known as the Land of a Thousand Lakes, Finland has thousands of inland lakes and rivers, covering 10 percent of the country.
The northernmost country in Western Europe, Norway is known for its fjords, or long, narrow and mountainous inlets, along its coast. Two of these fjords, the Geirangerfjord and the Nærøyfjord, feature on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
With a population of more than 9.5 million and a high national GDP, Sweden is widely considered the most affluent country in Scandinavia. High taxes fund expansive social welfare programs and some people point to these programs as the basis for Sweden's low unemployment rate and long average life expectancy.
Dr. Joseph L. Spencer speaks to AZoCleantech about how the behavior of corn rootworms has changed in recent years and how this is affecting their resistance to crop rotation techniques.
Dr. Paul Gilna and Dr. Kevin Wenger speak to AZoCleantech about a new biofuel developed called C5 FUEL™.
Dr. Stephen Ritter speaks to AZoCleantech about the various chemicals used as refrigerants and how recent attempts have been made to make them more environmentally friendly.
Karan Chechi, Research Director at TechSci Research, speaks to AZoCleantech about the water and wastewater treatment market and how he perceives it will develop in the future.
The great evolution of solar panel technology is something that offers welcome relief within our carbon constrained society. With solar technology becoming more commercial, the advantages are there for all to see but so are the disadvantages.
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