Perseverance, NASA’s 2020 Mars rover, is powered by something very desirable here on Earth: a thermoelectric device, which converts heat to useful electricity.Read More »New material offers eco-friendly solution to converting waste heat into energy
Reading a headline such as this can both be frightening and exciting but is in fact a reality as another technology company has taken the reigns to focus on orchard crops. This shortly after news of robots harvesting vegetables in New Zealand made headlines a couple of months ago.Read More »Robots to harvest produce making waves
In July this year, representatives from 195 countries gathered at the 54th Session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to review the world’s most comprehensive assessment of our climate – the Sixth Assessment Report. IPCC reports have historically underpinned global climate action and influenced the decisions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Global food commodity prices fell in July for the second consecutive month, according to a benchmark United Nations report released at the beginning of August 2021. The fall was weighted by cereals, vegetable oils and dairy pricing. Read More »Global food prices showed decline in July
The European Partnership for Energy & the Environment (EPEE) has welcomed the increased headline targets in the European Commission’s ‘Fit for 55’ legislative package published, but calls for more ambitious policies on heating and cooling efficiency.
The European Commission’s package of proposals are designed to make the EU’s climate, energy, land use, transport and taxation policies fit for reducing net greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030, compared to 1990 levels. Read More »EPEE calls for more ambitious cooling efficiency targets
The Supervisory Board of BITZER SE has appointed Christian Wehrle, long-standing member of the executive board and chief operations officer, as chairman of the executive board with immediate effect. At the same time Rainer Große-Kracht, member of the executive board and chief technology officer, was appointed vice chairman of the executive board.Read More »Supervisory Board appoints Christian Wehrle as Bitzer CEO
The global cold storage construction market is set to reach USD23-billion by 2026 on the back of a surge in online shopping and grocery sales that has led to a boom in the global demand for cold storage space.Read More »Global cold storage sector is hotter than ever
Eleven global innovators have been selected to partner with 15 leading Nigerian companies to pilot cost-effective, climate-smart technologies to strengthen the country’s temperature-controlled logistics supply chain, as part of IFC’s award-winning TechEmerge program in partnership with African digital logistics platform Kobo360.Read More »Game-changing sustainable cooling innovations in Nigeria
It is no secret that the very DNA of how businesses operate has undergone rapid change over the last few years. Global businesses once dictated change. Now they must anticipate it, and at a blindingly fast pace. Corporate organisations across the globe have accepted the mantra of ‘adapt or be left behind’. But how can these organisations revamp their core attitudes and belief systems to thrive in the face of change?Read More »Change is the new constant