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Britain isn’t built to withstand 40°C – here is where infrastructure is most likely to fail

Kiran Tota-Maharaj, Aston University Hot weather strains the pipes that pump our water, the power…...

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How energy-saving advice can hurt the most vulnerable households

Caitlin Robinson, University of Bristol With UK households facing a dire energy crisis, there has…...

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How 17,000 petitions helped deliver votes for women

Henry Miller, Durham University and Ciara Stewart, Durham University In the 50 years before women…...

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Social media ads are about to change – how new rules on content marketing will affect what you see and share

Raffaello Rossi, University of Bristol and Agnes Nairn, University of Bristol We’ve all scrolled through…...

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Energy crisis: the UK is still heading for widespread fuel poverty – despite the government’s price cap

Aimee Ambrose, Sheffield Hallam University Fuel poverty kills thousands of people in the UK each…...

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What trade unions do and what joining one means

Gregor Gall, University of Glasgow Union membership among young workers today is incredibly low. Industrial…...

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Cost of living crisis: what are your rights if your landlord wants to increase your rent?

Tom Simcock, University of Huddersfield A lack of affordable housing and growing demand for rental…...

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A £15 national minimum wage won’t tackle the cost of living crisis — an economist explains why

Kerry L. Papps, University of Bath Since it was introduced 23 years ago, the national…...

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Eating insects can be good for the planet – Europeans should eat more of them

Peter Alexander, The University of Edinburgh Insects are a nutritious food source that can be…...

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If all the vehicles in the world were to convert to electric, would it be quieter?

Erica D. Walker, Brown University Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages.…...

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