Main content

Cool Ways of Keeping Things Cool

How two inventors are trying to revolutionise the way we keep things cold

A vast and expensive system with the sole purpose of keeping things cool exists across the developed world. This “cold chain” includes fridges in kitchens, refrigerated lorries and cold store warehouses for supermarket produce and medicines. It costs billions to run and has a big environmental cost. But in poorer countries, this cold chain is just in its infancy. People are dying as health clinics lack the fridges to keep vaccines safe. New cold chain technology is needed and two inventors think they’ve figured it out. World Hacks looks at their innovative ways of keeping things chilled.

Presenter: Harriet Noble
Reporter: Tom Colls

Photo Credit: BBC

Available now

23 minutes

Last on

Tue 21 Aug 2018 19:06GMT


  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 02:06GMT
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 03:06GMT
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 06:06GMT
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 07:06GMT
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 14:06GMT
  • Tue 21 Aug 2018 19:06GMT

People Fixing The World Podcast

People Fixing The World Podcast

Brilliant solutions to the world’s problems.