A story of Roman aqueducts When in Rome … check out the amazing aqueducts! They are not only in that city of course. Most incredible Roman aquaeducts are actually all over Europe, like the Pont du Gard, the Valens aqueduct (part of a 240 km conduit), the Aqueduct of Segovia, the Pont des les Ferreres … Read more Why you don’t want your toilet to fail
Cooling the planet The water cycle is one of the main drivers of the greenhouse effect. I talked about this previously in my article on climate change and the generation question. Where I quoted a NASA study attributing 50% of the greenhouse effect to water vapour (25% to clouds, 20% to CO2). This is due … Read more Are trees bad for the climate?
We need to talk about PP. For some reason it’s a taboo topic to talk about anything related to excretion. It’s understandable from a health standpoint to be a little bit concerned about poo. I get that. There are bacteria in poo that you wouldn’t like to have anywhere near you. But pee is an … Read more Urine has what plants crave
On rare occasions, governments listen to their electorate. The actual people that elected them and whose wishes they were supposed to uphold against the interests of special interest groups. The EU occasionally asks its citizens what is important to them. Like recently, when an overwhelming majority said they could do without daylight savings. 80% of … Read more Waterframework Directive- explained