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Hélène Connor Lajambe, we’ll miss you

Hélène Connor Lajambe, we’ll miss you

It is with great sadness that Energy in Demand announces the passing of Hélène Connor Lajambe, recipient of the 2012 Légion d’Honneur (France) in recognition of her four decades of visionary work in promoting environmental protection, sustainable energy and participatory governance. Hélène was returning from a trip to Tibet – a life-long dream – when … Continue reading

Analysing Britain’s Energy Performance Certificates

Analysing Britain’s Energy Performance Certificates

An Everest study analyses 15,623,536 home Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) across the country to reveal the best and worst rated areas for energy efficiency. It is explained in an article on the Open Access Government website.   Revealed: The best and worst areas for energy efficiency Britain’s houses are some of the oldest and coldest … Continue reading

Digital market comes to Africa

Digital market comes to Africa

From solar panels to apps that cut food waste, green tech is helping transform Africa. But its success rests on the continent’s digitalization. Smart Africa’s new Director General Lacina Koné told DW connectivity is key. Lacina Koné became Director General of Smart Africa, an initiative with 24 African member countries that aims to use ICT … Continue reading

How First Nations in Canada are addressing climate change – “This is power to the people — literally and metaphorically”

How First Nations in Canada are addressing climate change – “This is power to the people — literally and metaphorically”

Sandeep Pai, an award-winning investigative journalist and researcher and Savannah Carr-Wilson who works in the field of environmental and Aboriginal law in British Columbia, have written an article on TheTyee.ca about the low-carbon actions of T’Sou-ke First Nation. Hopefully this is an inspiration to many others.   Towards ‘Total Transition’: How One First Nation ‘Took … Continue reading

Effects of heat on our thinking

Effects of heat on our thinking

This is definite a good read this summer. Allison Aubrey provides an article on the National Public Radio website about research showing that heat certainly affects our mental performance.   Heat Making You Lethargic? Research Shows It Can Slow Your Brain, Too Can’t cool off this summer? Heat waves can slow us down in ways … Continue reading