Clean Water From Nature

  In the West we turn on the tap and get pure, clean drinking water. However, approximately 1.1 billion people in rural and peri-urban communities of developing countries do not have access to safe drinking water. The mortality from diarrhoea-related diseases amounts to approx 2.2 million people each year from the consumption of unsafe water.1 That is one person every twelve minutes... Michael Lea (whom I cannot find out much about on the internet) has published a paper (click here for the ...

Fuel Cells

Fuel cells a type of electrochemical cell. They work on the idea that one day they could replace the inefficient conversion of fuels to heat (approx 40%)  and then electricity with a more efficient (approx 80 - 85%) and cleaner way of producing electricity. Water is produced as a 'waste' product.   They are different electrochemical cells to the ones you will have studied at IB as they are open systems - fuel (in the form of Hydrogen and Oxygen) must be ...