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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

24 October 2022

Brain-eating amoeba likely to affect more swimmers worldwide due to climate change

A deadly, brain-eating amoeba usually limited to regions with warm, fresh waters like the southern US has been found as far north as Minnesota and Nebraska. […]
24 October 2022

EU parliament adopts targets for EV charging infrastructure

On Wednesday October 19th, the European Parliament adopted its position on draft EU rules aimed at spurring the deployment of recharging and alternative refueling stations (such […]
20 October 2022

Water batteries could be the solution to storing renewable energy

Renewable energy is without doubt the future, but as much as it is necessary, there is one big obstacle that needs to be overcome – its […]
20 October 2022

Plastic waste will triple by 2060, according to OECD forecast

According to an OECD forecast included in the Global Plastics Outlook Policy Scenarios to 2060 report from June 2022, unless serious, stringent and coordinated policies are […]
14 October 2022

Cepsa’s new green hydrogen corridor to connect north and south of Europe

Cepsa and the Port of Rotterdam have forged a new partnership to develop a green hydrogen corridor. 1. Cepsa and Port of Rotterdam Spanish oil and […]
13 October 2022

Satellites could soon beam down solar energy from space

Emrod, an Auckland based company specialising in long range wireless energy transfer demonstrated on 27 September its technology for Space-Based Solar Power (SBSP) applications in a […]
12 October 2022

Researchers developed a low-cost device that converts the slightest breeze into electricity

Researchers from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore published a paper in the Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing journal, presenting a device they developed which […]
12 October 2022

What are the countries leading the wind energy transition?

Wind power sits at the heart of the energy transition for many countries. The race to build bigger and better wind turbines reflects the efforts of […]
12 October 2022
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Drought in the northern hemisphere 20 times more likely due to climate change

A new scientific study reinforces that drought across the northern hemisphere, which is becoming recurrent, is at least 20 times more likely as a result of […]
12 October 2022

Honeywell introduces new ethanol-to-jet fuel technology

On Monday October 10th, Honeywell announced a new ethanol-to-jet fuel (ETJ) processing technology that allows producers to convert corn-based, cellulosic, or sugar-based ethanol into sustainable aviation […]
12 October 2022

Wealthiest 10% responsible for 48% of greenhouse gas emissions, study finds

The top 1% of emitters are responsible for nearly a quarter of all emissions contributing to global warming, a new study published in Nature Sustainability reveals. […]
11 October 2022

Brussels car parks must provide vehicle charging spots by 2025

All car parks in Brussels serving 10 cars or more must provide electric charging points by 2025, reports Belga. Both office and public car parks are […]
7 October 2022

Cars should be able to recharge every 60 km by 2026 in the EU

The Transport and Tourism Committee adopted a draft negotiating mandate, under the Fit for 55 package, on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure by 36 votes […]
4 October 2022

Christmas markets in Europe might have to turn off their lights to save energy

As the colder months approach, European countries that depend the most on Russian gas continue to look for alternatives to cut energy costs. One of the […]
3 October 2022

Brussels restaurants go dark to highlight energy crisis

The start of autumn has been particularly cosy in some Brussels restaurants, as candlelit dining and unusual brunches over the last four days raise awareness of […]
3 October 2022

Global warming causes worst melt year on record for Swiss glaciers, study shows

A recent study has revealed that Switzerland’s 1,400 glaciers have lost half their total volume since the early 1930s, and researchers say the ice melt is […]
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