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Interview: Nick Owen discusses Dearman’s test programme

January 26th, 2016|Viewpoints|

Dearman’s zero-emission transport refrigeration system is undergoing final-phase closed-road trials ahead of commercial deployment this year. But what is involved in testing a brand-new technology and making it ready for the real world? What has [...]

Why cold needs to go off-piste – Toby Peters

January 21st, 2016|Viewpoints|

As the world’s leaders descend on the ski resort of Davos once more, they will have come prepared for a snowy climate. Given the sub-zero temperatures they’ll face, the planet’s growing need for cooling is [...]

Cooling a warming world – Toby Peters

December 1st, 2015|Viewpoints|

As the world’s leaders come together to discuss climate change, cold should be on the agenda. It sounds counterintuitive, but cooling must be part of the debate around global warming.  Cooling is currently part of [...]

Interview: an introduction to liquid nitrogen – Nick Owen

November 5th, 2015|Viewpoints|

When we think about fuel, we generally think about something that burns – wood, coal, diesel. Since the age of steam, and later the advent of the internal combustion engine, power has come from heat. [...]

An avalanche is coming – it’s time to do something – Toby Peters

October 28th, 2015|Viewpoints|

In the UK we take cold for granted. We can always buy food that has been kept cold from farm to fork. We don’t consider the energy required to keep vaccines cold. And when we update [...]

Keeping Cool Need Not Cost the Earth – Toby Peters

September 29th, 2015|Viewpoints|

The world relies heavily on cold. The food we eat, the buildings we inhabit, the data we consume and the medicines that keep us healthy all need cooling. Getting food from the farm to our [...]