Engineering themes

Environmental/Climate

A total of 106 items listed.

Future-proofing the next generation of wind turbine blades

Kirsten Dyer and Peter Greaves

Before deploying new equipment in an offshore environment, testing is absolutely vital. Replicating the harsh conditions within the confines of a test hall requires access to specialist, purpose-built facilities.

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Securing water supplies with sand dams

Simon Maddrell

Jenny Bardwell talked to Simon Maddrell, Executive Director of the charity Excellent Development, about the principles and success of sand dams.

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LETTERS - Tackling fuel poverty and climate change, Buildings as power stations

Doug King FREng and Dr Tony Vickers FREng

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OPINION - Upgrade existing building stock and reduce carbon emissions

Patrick Bellew

Patrick Bellew of Atelier Ten, a company which has pioneered environmental innovations, suggests that a National Infrastructure Project is needed to tackle waste and inefficiency in the built environment and significantly reduce UK carbon emissions.

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Built for living, Disaster monitoring launch, Rooke Award winner, STEM-enhanced drones, and Packaging the Pi.

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Recycling household waste

Keith Riley and Professor William Powrie FREng

Breakthroughs in processing have increased the proportion of recycled household waste in the past 20 years

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Bringing cleaner seas to Sussex

Richard Hodgson and Graham Sugrue

Richard Hodgson, Programme Manager, Southern Water, and Graham Sugrue, Project Director, 4Delivery, talked to Ingenia describing both the challenges of the build as well as detailing how a modern sewage treatment plant works.

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Testing the lunar surface; Engineering habits of mind; Breaking the ice; A quiet revolution; Newton fellowships

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Responses to: Education Editorial, Building for floods

Professor Neil A Downie, Professor Kel Fidler FREng, Sir Kevin Leeson and Robert Barker

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After the 2014 floods: The future management of flood risk

Professor Enda O'Connell FREng and Professor Jim Hall FREng

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