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G7 2018 Series – How can reducing food waste combat climate change?

The food we waste contributes roughly 8 per cent of total anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. Ranked with countries, food would be the third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases globally, just behind the United States and China. When you uncover the uncomfortable truths, the stats become more startling still: -          Agriculture is a major

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G7 2018 Series – How Can Refrigerant Management Combat Climate Change?

  Refrigerants, specifically chlorofluourocarbons (CFCs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HCFCs) were once majorly responsible in depleting the planet’s ozone layer. Their capacity to warm the atmosphere is one thousand to nine thousand times greater than that of carbon dioxide. To address this crucial issue, last October, 197 members of the Montreal Protocol* decided to

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G7 2018 SERIES – How Can Robotics Help Combat Climate Change?

“Because quite soon – before we’ve reached the end of this century, even – I think that what people call robots will have taken over.” Robots will rule the world? “Well, yes. They’ll be in charge.” In charge of us? “Yes, if we’re still here. Whether they’ll have taken over

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G7 2018 Series – How can Wave and Tidal Energy help combat Climate Change?

Wave and tidal energy harvesting has been around for a few decades. However, it has only been in recent years that it has started to become more realistic due to advance in research and technology. Wave and tidal-energy systems harness natural oceanic flows to generate electricity. A variety of companies, utilities,

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Geothermal Energy

G7 2018 Series – How can Geothermal Energy Combat Climate Change?

COP23 Series - How can Geothermal Energy Combat Climate Change? History says that the first use of geothermal energy occurred more than 10,000 years ago in North America by American Paleo-Indians. People used water from hot springs for cooking, bathing and cleaning. The first industrial use of geothermal energy began near Pisa,

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