Training Programme on Application of En vironmental T echnology A ssessment (EnTA). Workshop Objective. To equip you with the understanding and methods, a tool and other resources related to EnTA, thereby ensuring that you are able to: conduct an EnTA in a competent manner and
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Environmental Technology Assessment
proposed technology investment is described and appraised in terms of its potential influence on the environment, the implications for sustainable development and the likely cultural and socio-economic consequences.Definition of EnTA
Environmentally Sound Technologies
Generic and Global
Production & Consumption
Environmental Verification of Technologies (EVT)
Specific and Local
This includes assessing the effects a technology has on the health and welfare of the community, natural ecosystems and on the sustainability of resource use
EnTA examines the total technological process over its entire lifecycle:
Wastes & Products
InfrastructureComponents of a Technological System
The EnTA Process is NOT linear
Factors that Determine Environmental Consequences
Step 2: Identify Environmental Pressures
Sources of Environmental Pressures
Wastes and products:
Local natural environment
Social and cultural
Critical cost elements
When is an impact significant?
A CP Alternative?
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