The cold truth about Ethiopia’s nutrition gap explores the link between a lack of sustainable cooling and Africa’s severe malnutrition problems.
Nearly a third of the food farmers grow in sub-Saharan Africa is lost due to lack of refrigeration, poor market access and other related factors. Annual food losses for fruits and vegetables are an estimated 40 to 50%. Find out what is being done to overcome this.
As the heat wave nudges UK temperatures beyond 35°C, many of us are wishing we had air conditioning at home as well as at work. And in future far more people in the UK probably will. The irony is that as we strive to cool ourselves down, we shall be heating the planet up which will only result in us requiring more cooling.
A new global report “Chilling Prospects” shows lack of cooling access threatens health, prosperity and the climate; University of Birmingham quantifies the size of the challenge.
Professor Michaela Kendall discusses how the UK can still lead Mission Innovation on cleaning urban air, and how Birmingham Fuel Cells research is vital.
Professor Michaela Kendall discusses how the use of fuel cells and hydrogen can change the atmosphere for the better. She also highlights the founding of the Midlands Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Network, a commercially-led, inclusive interest group which aims to consolidate the strengths of the hydrogen and fuel cell sector in the region. As everyone …
Omar Saeed, Project and Centre Manager for MANIFEST, at the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage, University of Birmingham, discusses his recent trip to Sao Paulo, to explore the development of new collaborative research alliances between the UK and Brazil. On Monday 13 March 2017, academics and professional services staff from the University of Birmingham travelled …