Tag : sustainability
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have commenced a partnership with India-based Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation focused on introducing more sustainable cooling to protect foodstocks in Haryana and Punjab.
An anticipated quadrupling in worldwide demand for cooling appliances by 2050 could lead to a 90 per cent increase in global energy consumption without new political and industry thinking, findings from the University of Birmingham have said.
A proposed ‘cold as a service’ approach to providing less carbon intensive cooling functions on a per use basis has been put forward as an example of radical business models that experts argue are needed in a drive for more sustainable refrigeration and food supply.
The University of Birmingham will next year host what it claims is the world’s first ever international ‘clean cold’ conference focused on taking a more collaborative environmental approach to cooling policy.