February 14, 2017 | Matthew, Contemporary Science Volunteer

During long London winters I often dream about summer. But then I remember how hot it gets on my commute.

Luckily scientists have invented a material that could make summers more manageable by keeping buildings cooler and more comfortable thanks to passive cooling technology.

I certainly look forward to cooler temperatures during summer, but I worry that replacing this material as it wears out might create a vast amount of rubbish.


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The material is expected cost 40p per square metre, making it affordable as well as efficient.


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