Portugal and all the other member states of the European Union have just been presented with an ambitious new climate change plan formulated by the EU Commission that hopes to influence other major countries in the lead up and during the crucial Cop-26 climate summit conference in Glasgow this November.
Robert Stirling made his heat-saver in 1816. He used less fuel compared to the existing steam engines. He pumped water out from a quarry. A float moves the enclosed air between the hot and cold ends of the immersed cylinder, in a closed cycle, with external heat.
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The main objective with some sciences is to preview what may happen, so that government and people can prevent disasters. Hundreds of scientific groups publish reports on what will come. McKinsey applies these reports.
For twenty years this technique has been available. Many surveys showed best areas in the EU would be in Scotland and Northern Portugal. A floating unit was installed close to Viana do Castelo, with good results. But the energy monopoly then stopped money for the maintenance of the equipment, which rusted and broke down.
Portuguese citizens, elderly and young, are at the fore-front of crucial efforts to tackle the greatest danger facing life on our planet: climate change.
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