Posts by Katestone

What can the NPI tell us about air pollution? – An overview of the 2018-19 NPI results

Written by Simon Welchman and Plistina Almeida   The 2018-19 results from the National Pollutant Inventory were released in April this year. This is the 21st annual dataset published by the program managed by the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. The National Pollutant Inventory (NPI) is an internet database that provides the…

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Ditching the dump: throwing waste management myths in the bin

Written by Simon Welchman and Plistina Almeida In line with our decade’s resolutions released in January this year, we believe it’s about time to have a closer look at our “Don’t Waste” objectives. Our goal as environmental scientists and engineers has always been to move towards the top of the Waste Hierarchy (Figure 1): avoidance and…

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Drinks with Kate – Going Virtual – 2nd edition

Friday 19 June 2020, 12:30-1:30 pm Recent social distancing guidelines prevent us from hosting our networking event Drinks with Kate events in person. We see this as a great opportunity to keep expanding its reach to interstate and overseas participants. Our focus for Drinks with Kate – Going Virtual is on delivering practical insights to…

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CO, PM2.5 and NO2: which air pollutant best illustrates the effect of COVID-19 mobility restrictions on air quality

Written by Simon Welchman, Manning Young and Lisa Smith   Air pollution occurs when gases, liquids or solid particles exist in the air in sufficient quantities to adversely affect human comfort or health or cause environmental damage.  Some common air pollutants in urban areas are carbon monoxide (CO), ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulate matter…

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Drinks with Kate – Going Virtual – 1st edition

Wednesday 6 May 2020, 3-4pm Recent social distancing guidelines prevent us from hosting Drinks with Kate events in person. We see this as a great opportunity to expand its reach to interstate and overseas participants. Our focus for Drinks with Kate – Going Virtual is on delivering practical insights to participants via presentations from Katestone,…

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Drinks with Kate Going Virtual – RSVP

We are very pleased to announce that Drinks with Kate is going online! Drinks with Kate is a networking event held by Katestone for the past 5 years. It is a great opportunity to catch up with friends, colleagues, clients and associates.  Drinks with Kate has always been about providing practical insights from diverse industry experts.…

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