Professor Toby Peters: 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
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Professor Toby Peters: 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

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. Continue reading

HFC deal is far from ‘job done
Climate Change / Cold Economy / Uncategorized

HFC deal is far from ‘job done

The global deal to phase out HFC refrigerant gases signed in Rwanda received a rapturous reception. Coming just ten days after the world ratified the Paris climate treaty, this narrower technical agreement should have struggled to capture headlines, but far from it. US Secretary of State John Kerry declared the HFC deal the ‘single most … Continue reading

Watch: Thermal Energy at Birmingham Energy Institute Animation
Birmingham Energy Institute events / Policy / Research

Watch: Thermal Energy at Birmingham Energy Institute Animation

The provision of cold, or cooling, is integral to modern society; without it, the supply of food, medicine and data would simply break down. Cold is also vital for many other applications including air conditioning, super-critical technologies and freezing and powdering materials for recycling and easy disposal. At the Birmingham Energy Institute, we are taking a systematic … Continue reading

Stamp of approval for pioneering liquid air technology
Birmingham Energy Institute events / Clean Cold and Power / Events

Stamp of approval for pioneering liquid air technology

Minister of State for Universities and Science, Jo Johnson, attended the opening of ground-breaking Clean Cold and Power Technology Centre by Dearman on Monday 14 September 2015. The new facility is home to Dearman’s extensive research and development activities, which are focused on the delivery of a range of zero-emission cold and power technologies and … Continue reading

Birmingham set to lead the way on the Cold Economy
Cold Economy

Birmingham set to lead the way on the Cold Economy

Professor Richard Williams, Head of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham Last week the Carbon Trust issued a call for the Government and industry to collaborate to enable the UK to seize the opportunity of becoming the global leader in developing low-carbon cooling technologies for an emerging ‘cold economy’. The report The Emerging … Continue reading