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October-December 2019 (ONE)

In this number the following articles are present:

Inching towards abundant water: new progress in desalination tech (Singularity Hub)

In early 2018, Cape Town, South Africa came dangerously close to being the world’s first major city to run out of water. People lined up...

When fracking companies own the gas beneath your land (ProPublica)

When Beth Crowder and David Wentz bought their 351-acre property in West Virginia in 1975, they knew that they would only own the surface land,...

When rich economies cut emissions, poor ones stand to benefit, study says (Mongabay)

If higher and middle-income countries cut their greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050, reduced demand could lower oil costs and boost economic growth for...

How Islamic finance can build resilience to climate change (The World Economic Forum)

In arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs), extreme weather manifestations such as droughts caused by prolonged dry spells, among other climate stressors, put ASALs at risk...

Teen air (ONE Editor)

Age is the difference. “For more than 30 years, science has been crystal clear. How dare you continue to look away and come here saying...

CCS and coal: the carbon no one wants to capture (Toby Lockwood (ONE Team))

Ten years ago, carbon capture and storage or ‘CCS’ went hand in hand with the idea of ‘clean coal’. Although early efforts to capture CO2...

Museums for future (ONE Team)

Droughts, fires, severe storms, floods, and other calamities are increasing dramatically because of climate change. Humanity is charging into its human-made disasters caused by increased...

Nuclear, a waste of time? (Alice Masili (ONE team))

One kilogram of Uranium 235 generates the same amount of energy derived from the combustion of 2 million kilograms of coal. Thermoelectric power plants rely...

The archipelagic energy structure of the Philippines (Eusebio Loria (ONE Team))

Oversupply-solar displaces geothermal; renewables displace renewables – that’s the paradox. In the Philippines, renewable energy development to transition out of a fossil fuel-based economy is...

Meiderich (ONE Team)

Built in 1901, Meiderich Ironworks was a coal and steel production plant that operated until 1985. The site followed the typical curve of any coal...