Tag Archives: Environment

Itaipu Dam, or how a dam can supply the 75% of one American country´s energy

The Itapu Dam, situated on the border of Brazil and Paraguay, generated 89,5 Twh of energy in 2015, the most of any dam in the world “The sounding stone” is the Guarani translation of the Itapu Dam, that bears the Paraná river, the 7th largest in the world, between Brazil and Paraguay. This dam, that uses 20 generators, supplies 20%

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How is impacting the urban sprawl on our life quality and on the environment?

The European Environment Agency (EEA) and the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) published a report, on last June, that explains the impact of the urban sprawl on the environment and on our lifes That the urban sprawl has negative effect on the environment and on the quality of life of the European citizens is something that the European Environment Agency (EEA)

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The 9th International Concrete Conference 2016

Environment, Efficiency and Economic Challenges for Concrete will be the main topics of a conference that wants to put in prospective the concrete market From 4 to 6 of July, the concrete will be the main protagonist in the scotish city of Dundee. The 9th International Concrete Conference “will adress the many diverse aspects of concrete technology including materials, sustainability, techniques,

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Green Week 2016, “Investing for a greener future”

The event, organized by the European Commission in Brussells, will discuss from Monday, 30 May to Friday, 3 June, about the European environmnet policy Wich one is the future of the European green policies? Are the European institutions driving a change for a greener future? If you are interested in the ecological footprint and how to reduce it by creating employees

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