Loss of work productivity in a warming world

In recent years, surveys based on social-science studies have been well applied to quantify the impact of heat stress on the work capacity. However, previous surveys were mainly for developed countries. The number of samples ...

The environmental footprint of the egg industry

In recent years, egg production has been in the spotlight for animal welfare issues. While the number of European farms with free-range hens has increased, in Spain, 93 percent of laying hens are still caged. This also contributes ...

How smelly is your rubbish?

According to some estimates, every year, over 8 billion tonnes of urban waste are generated worldwide, and there is every reason to believe that this figure will increase in coming years due to population growth. Compositing, ...

Households can play a role in mitigating climate change

Individual consumers can make conscious choices that are climate friendly and that will help with achieving the Paris Climate goals. But a secondary benefit of adopting a greener lifestyle—extra money from efficiency savings—has ...

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