Friday, 28 December 2012

Is Bisphenol A (BPA) - is the cure as bad as the curse?

We hear a lot about BPA. It has become the poster child of negative health impacts of packaging. But is it as bad as they say?

BPA has definable health impacts, but it is also an example of where some have sought to exploit the environmental awareness of consumers to their advantage by providing solutions that may solve some of the specific health impacts of BPA, but lead may lead to other health or environmental issues.

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Technology Assessment of Torrefaction for Bioenergy Daniel Hilson

Torrefaction for large scale biomass production is a promising technology that has emerged in the last few years as a way to enhance bioenergy supply chains. This article presents a technology analysis of the torrefaction process. 

Sunday, 27 May 2012

How can the governance of ‘mega-cities’ of Asia or South America improve living standards and environmental conditions in the long term Daniel Hilson

Delhi is a massive city with some of the largest municipalities in the world. How have these institutions provided for the citizens, and how can alternative forms of governance improve outcomes?