Circular economies are, by their very nature, much greener than their linear counterparts. When it comes to the oil industry, one of the leading generators of carbon dioxide in the world, it becomes even more important to attempt to close this loop. Fortunately, there are answers out there which can … Read more about Circular Economy of Oil – The Definition
MARPOL 73/78 was an international convention which was intended to bring about a serious change in the way that marine pollution was handled. MARPOL, a contraction of marine pollution, is one of the most serious protections put into place over our oceans and the ramifications of the convention are … Read more about Ocean Pollution and Waste Management Practices
Oil raises many environmental concerns, but one of the most drastic consequences of the industry is the production of spills. Not only are these unsightly, they also have a serious and lasting effect on the environment. Indeed, even the oil recovered after such a spill is problematic to re-use due … Read more about Facing the Inevitable: How Do Oil Spills Happen?
While oil is an essential factor of modern industry, to the point it’s nearly ubiquitous in the objects and machines we use daily, it also contributes to many environmental problems. These problems arise from both the production of new oil and the processes which must be used to manage waste oils … Read more about Oil: the Cause of Many Current Environmental Problems
The greenhouse effect is one of the leading causes of global climate change, but most people have only heard about it through the news. Instead of simply assuming, with a little bit of illustration the effect itself and the causes are clearly demonstrable without much difficulty to the layman if … Read more about What Causes the Greenhouse Effect?