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Aerobic biological treatment (composting) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Many developed and developing countries practice composting and ...

Agro-forestry (mitigation) © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Agro-forestry, as defined by the World Agro-forestry Centre, is “a dynamic, ecologically based, natural resources management system that, through the integration of trees on farms and in the...

Behaviour change catalysts © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

An effective measure to reduce energy consumption in buildings is to deploy technologies that have the ability to influence occupants’ behaviours towards a sustainable lifestyle and being less...

Biochar © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Biochar is a charcoal-like substance produced from agriculture and forest wastes which contains 70% carbon. It is used as soil enhancer to increase fertility, prevent soil degradation and to...

Biocovers of landfills © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

An inexpensive way to reduce greenhouse-active methane emissions from existing Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) landfills is to exploit the natural process of microbial methane oxidation through...

Biogas for cooking and electricity © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Biogas is a gaseous mixture generated during anearobic digestion processes using waste water, solid waste (e.g. at landfills), organic waste, and other sources of biomass. Biogas can be upgraded...

Biomass combustion and co-firing for electricty and heat Alholmens Kraft, Finland, the world's largest biomass-fired power plant

Combustion is the most common way of converting solid biomass fuels to energy. Worldwide, it already provides over 90% of the energy generated from biomass, a significant part of which in the form...

Building envelope thermal insulation © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Thermal insulation is an important technology to reduce energy consumption in buildings by preventing heat gain/loss through the building envelope. Thermal insulation is a construction material...

Building life cycle and integrated design process © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The life cycle and integrated design process can be understood as a design process to deliver a building, in which its relationship to the surrounding context, technical components and...

Charcoal production for cooking and heating © Climate Tech Wiki - acc and respective owners

Charcoal is used as a domestic fuel for cooking and heating in many developing countries. It is the most popular barbecue fuel throughout the world. Its advantages when used as a domestic fuel are...

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