Are Covid vaccines making world’s sand shortage worse?

Experts warn some places already run out of sand, a commodity used in the production of vaccine glass vials

‘Desert-proof’ solar panels developed

European solar supplier REC claims its new solar panel is “desert-proof”. It is unveiling the “bi-facial” solar panel in time for the opening of its new office in Dubai, UAE. The panels were awarded “desert-proof” status for passing a so-called Blowing Sand Test, which measures how well their performance lasts in high temperatures and blowing […]