Tag Archive for 'Dr Tim Fox'

People waste up to half of all food produced

January 10th, 2013 by Institution of Mechanical Engineers

A report “Global Food, Waste Not, Want Not‘ by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has found that as much as 50% of all food produced around the world never reaches a human stomach due to issues as varied as inadequate infrastructure and storage facilities through to overly strict sell-by dates, buy-one-get-one free offers and consumers […]

Store renewable energy as liquid air

February 28th, 2012 by Highview Power Storage

Highview Power Storage, an award-winning UK energy storage technology development company, has found an answer to large-scale storage of wrong time renewable energy with a novel Liquid Air Energy Storage system. Tackling the problem of intermittent renewable energy remains the big challenge to the low carbon economy: scaling battery systems to grid level remains a […]

Population Explosion: Can the Planet Cope?

January 12th, 2011 by Institution of Mechanical Engineers

A groundbreaking Population report (Wed 12 January) by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has revealed the world is hurtling towards population overload placing billions at risk of hunger, thirst and slum conditions. Population: One planet, too many people? is the first report of its kind by the engineering profession. Unless the engineering solutions highlighted […]