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Heat from the Centre of the Earth
Heat from the Centre of the Earth
Geothermal energy has always been used by man, but it wasn’t until the late 19th century that geothermal energy was “rediscovered” and used on an industrial scale.
Circular is better: recyclable buildings to save the planet
Circular is better: recyclable buildings to save the planet
Maguy Soldevila is a former art teacher. Some years ago, she quit the frenzy and the pollution of the French city of Lyon to move into a typical house of the 1960s, in the small village of Sail-sous-Couzan.
Joining forces to finance renewables: the investment platform model
Joining forces to finance renewables: the investment platform model
Santa Casa da Misericordia de Serpa is a well-established Portuguese social institution that runs hospitals, nursing homes and housing projects for elderly.
Credits: EU project WADI
Airborne water leak detection using an innovative ‘Triangle method’
This year is on course to be one of the hottest since measurements began and Europe saw its joint second warmest June on record .
Climate change resilience through better water management
Climate change resilience through better water management
This year the United Nations (UN) has decided to link the World Water Day to the climate change challenge. Global warming puts a lot of pressure on water cycle and, in some cases, threatens the people’s access to this precious resource and sanitation services.
Women: energy empowerment
Women: energy empowerment
To date we know very little about the specific circumstances and factors that might impact women’s involvement in the transition to clean energy .
Aerial Patrol for water leaks
Aerial Patrol for water leaks
No resource is more fundamental to life and human society than water. Yet, in half of the EU member states more than 20% of clean drinking water is lost due to leaking in water pipes, before it even reaches consumers.
From ground to sky to detect water leaks
From ground to sky to detect water leaks
The annual World water day founded in 1993 by the United Nations General Assembly on March 22, reminds us of the importance of preserving this precious source of life.
Fighting resistance to antimalarial drug
Fighting resistance to antimalarial drug
When it comes to the emergence of antimalarial drug resistance, it’s not a question of ‘if’ but ‘when’.