A transformative lighting project

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he 2016 St Andrews Prize for the Environment was won by a technologically and socially innovative approach to lighting for off-grid communities that could transform the lives of millions. According to Wikipedia, ‘living off the grid’ is a lifestyle choice for rich country drop-outs. However, according to the International Energy …

Digital Doubts

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s our confidence in the internet as saviour for most, if not all, things unsustainable crumbling? Possibly yes. But read about solutions to problems ranging from climate change to neighbourhood networking and it seems a given that the internet will be involved. Distant monitoring of electricity or water helps alerts …