Residents in water-scarce areas of the country need to recognise and adjust to the watersupply limitations, especially those in drought-stricken areas, the water and sanitation department said on Sunday. The department was continuing its endeavours to ensure securityof the supply
Humanity is going to need a lot of lithium batteries if electric cars are going to take over, and that’s a problem when there’s only so much lithiumavailable from conventional mines.
In just over 100 days, researchers expect Cape Town to run out of water. The South African megacity has traditionally enjoyed abundant rains during winter and a warm, pleasant climate during summer, but after three years of drought, experts now
With two billion people worldwide lacking access to clean and safe drinking water, joint research by Monash University, CSIRO and the University of Texas at Austin published today in Sciences Advances may offer a breakthrough new solution. It all comes
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Nearly six months after the storm, residents of a Texas town face red tape, long waits and ‘a gigantic housing crisis’ As Hurricane Harvey howled through the night and the roof and walls of their island home collapsed from the
Long before foam insulation and concrete tower blocks, humans were finding ingenious ways to address their needs through architecture. Using local materials and inherited construction techniques, societies have ensured that buildings provide protection and comfort. In Tonga, traditional curved roofs