Economía Circular

Economía Circular

The Canadian Environmental Quality Index (Can-EQI): Development and calculation of an index to assess spatial variation of environmental quality in Canada’s 30 largest cities
01/12/2022 - BackgroundMultiple characteristics of the urban environment have been shown to influence population health and health-related behaviours, though the distribution and combined effects of these...
Assessing the vertical synergies between outdoor thermal comfort and air quality in an urban street canyon based on field measurements
- Outdoor thermal comfort and air quality are two key aspects of urban environmental quality. Understanding the synergies between outdoor thermal comfort and air quality in urban street canyons is...
Spatial distribution, composition, and source analysis of petroleum pollutants in soil from the Changqing Oilfield, Northwest China
- Petroleum contamination surrounding oilfields has attracted more concerns. However, the levels, distribution and source of petroleum of Changqing Oilfield soil still remain lots of knowns, which...
Comparison and application of SOFM, fuzzy c-means and k-means clustering algorithms for natural soil environment regionalization in China
- Soil attributes and their environmental drivers exhibit different patterns in different geographical directions, along with distinct regional characteristics, which may have important effects on...
New insights into engineered plant-microbe interactions for pesticide removal
- Over the past decades, rapid industrialization along with the overutilization of organic pollutants/pesticides has altered the environmental circumstances. Moreover, various anthropogenic,...
Renewable energy, nonrenewable energy, and environmental quality nexus: An investigation of the N-shaped Environmental Kuznets Curve based on six environmental indicators
15/01/2023 - The current research evaluated the role of non-renewable and renewable energy consumption in environmental sustainability following the N-shaped Environmental Kuznets Curve framework controlling...
CO2 emissions-energy consumption-militarisation-growth nexus in South Africa: evidence from novel dynamic ARDL simulations
07/10/2022 - This study draws ardent attention to the Sustainable Development Goal 13 (climate change mitigation) of the United Nations by investigating the CO2 emissions-energy...
Environmental evaluation of hydrogen production employing innovative chemical looping technologies – A Romanian case study
- A cradle-to-gate life cycle assessment is carried out to evaluate the environmental impact of producing 1 kg of hydrogen implementing innovative chemical looping technologies: chemical looping...
Effect of No-Tillage Management on Soil Organic Matter and Net Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in a Rice-Oilseed Rape Cropping System
24/06/2022 - No-tillage (NT) management is considered a leading approach for sustaining crop production and improving soil and environmental quality. Based on a long-term no-tillage experiment in a...
Energy Efficiency through the Implementation of an AI Model to Predict Room Occupancy Based on Thermal Comfort Parameters
24/06/2022 - Room occupancy prediction based on indoor environmental quality may be the breakthrough to ensure energy efficiency and establish an interior ambience tailored to each user. Identifying whether...
Seismic Resilience Assessment in Optimally Integrated Retrofitting of Existing School Buildings in Italy
16/06/2022 - Modern society requires that structures exhibit greater levels of resilience, especially under earthquakes. The seismic resilience of buildings is thus gaining increased attention as a particular,...
Clean energy consumption and CO2 emissions: does China reduce some pollution burdens through environmental regulation?
15/06/2022 - Environmental regulations are considered a prerequisite for environmental performance. However, very limited studies have explored the asymmetric relationship between clean energy consumption,...
Natural resources, human capital, and CO2 emissions: Missing evidence from the Central Asian States
08/06/2022 - There are papers on association about natural resources, economic expansion, and their effect on the quality of the environment in Central Asia. However, no study has investigated the effect of...
The role of government spending on energy efficiency R&D budgets in the green transformation process: insight from the top-five countries
07/06/2022 - The transition to a low carbon economy has become more realistic with sustainable development goals (SDGs). Economies are on their way to 2030 and 2050 targets by increasing their environmental...
Integrating ecosystem services and landscape connectivity into the optimization of ecological security pattern: a case study of the Pearl River Delta, China
04/06/2022 - The ecological security pattern (ESP) focuses on key ecological elements in ecosystems by identifying, combining, and evaluating these elements. This study attempts to identify the ESP of the...
A Methodological Approach to Mapping Acid Sulfate Soils, the Spatial Variability of Acidity and Salinity, and Hazards at the Field Scale in a Sector of the Sinú River Floodplain, Colombia
-   There is currently no comprehensive acid sulfate soil (ASS) hazard mapping in Colombia. This study aims to create reliable prediction surfaces to estimate the types and subtypes...
The Effects of Payment for Environmental Services on Environmental Improvement and Poverty Reduction: A Meta-Regression Analysis
30/05/2022 - Based on the empirical literature of the payments for environmental services (PES) projects for the environmental improvement and poverty reduction, this paper uses a meta-regression analysis method...
Spirulina platensis Biofertilization for Enhancing Growth, Photosynthetic Capacity and Yield of Lupinus luteus
29/05/2022 - Cyanobacteria can play an important role in sustainable agriculture by improving crop growth and production, as well as environmental quality. The current study was conducted to evaluate the role of...
Aerospace, Vol. 9, Pages 290: A Generic Mission-Level Flight Control Surface EMA Power Consumption Simulation Tool
26/05/2022 - The use of electromechanical actuators (EMAs) for aeronautical applications promises substantial benefits regarding efficiency and operability. To advance the design of power electronics and...
VOCs in Ambient Air and Community Odour Assessment before and after the Closure of an Animal Rendering Plant
- Despite its significant positive impact on environmental quality, rendering industry still suffers, on a global basis, from nuisance odour problems that can contribute to public complaints about...