Media coverage

CLCF gets further coverage in Brazil

FAPESP, a Brazilian funding agency, has written an extensive article covering CLCF's recent presence in Brazil. The article is focused on the progress of liquid air technology in the UK driven by CLCF members.

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Billions of Pounds Booster for Bengal

Jon Price of the Centre for Low Carbon Futures joined a series of discussions in Kolkata with Greg Barker, UK Minister for India and Scott Furssedonn-Wood, the British Deputy High Commissioner with the Mayor of Kolkata, Municipal Commissioner and Dr Amrit Mitra, West Bengal Minister for Finance, Commerce and Industries. The Centre for Low Carbon Futures is supporting projects in India on low carbon cities, energy storage and high calorie food supply chains.

Latest press release - Liquid Air technologies report launches in Parliament 22nd October 2013

CLCF, Liquid Air Energy Network and the University of Birmingham launched the first in the 'Game-changing technologies' series of reports today at the Bimingham in Parliament Day in Westminster.

UK University wins £6m for energy storage research facility

The University of Birmingham has been granted a £6 million fund to create a new facility to support research into energy storage technologies.

Cryogenic energy storage systems – which uses liquid nitrogen to store and release energy – use off-peak electricity to liquefy air. The cryogenic liquids that is formed is stored in a vessel and vapourised into gas during an expansion process which drives a turbine.

Full Overview of Liquid Air Media Coverage

Full overview of media coverage on liquid air provided courtesy of the Liquid Air Energy Network 

Royal Academy of Engineering to host one-day conference on “Liquid Air Energy – A new industry for UK plc?”

A six-month study on the potential of liquid air as a new and sustainable energy vector, published by the Centre for Low Carbon Futures, will be presented at a one-day conference hosted by the Royal Academy of Engineering on the 9th May.

Economic Times India reports on Climate Smart Cities launch in Kolkata
Press Release on 10 Climate Smart Cities Programme for Kolkata
Liquid air: A new industry for UK Plc?

Leading academics, senior government officials and industry executives will meet at the UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers on Tuesday 2 October to consider how liquid air can help deliver a zero carbon economy.

Azerbaijan State Telegraph reports on CLCF Food Security report

Asia set to see marked rise in severity of drought in next 10 years reports on CLCF Food Security report

William Brittlebank

Climate change is significantly increasing the risk of severe drought and food shortages in Asia.

Research highlighted in the 'Food Security: Near future projection of the impact of drought in Asia' report shows that within the next 10 years large parts of Asia probably have to face increased risk of more severe droughts, which will impact regional and possibly even global food security.

Hindu Business Line reports on CLCF Food Security report

In the next 10 years, there will be a marked rise in severity of drought in large parts of Asia, impacting global food security, says a new research by the UK-based Centre for Low Carbon Futures.

Press Release on CLCF Food Security and Climate Change Report
The Guardian Online - article on CLCF's Financing Low Carbon Cities work
Voice of America article on CLCF Food Security Report 8th August,  Ron Corben

Experts Warn of Future Asia-Pacific Food Vulnerability

BANGKOK — Drought in the United States and India is leading to higher food prices and has some experts warning Asia Pacific countries to step up investment in agriculture. Asia’s shifting dietary habits require greater imports and are raising fears over future food vulnerability.

Front page article in China Daily AsiaPac on CLCF Food Security report

July 13th 2012, Karl Wilson

Commentary Piece in China Daily Asia on CLCF Food Security report

By Prof Piers Forster and Dr Lawrence Jackson, University of Leeds and Jon Price, Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Futures.

Press Release on CLCF report on Energy Storage Technology
The Guardian Online - article references CLCF study 'The Economics of Low Carbon Cities'

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