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A refrigeration system to produce freshwater in arid areas

A team of researchers from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China demonstrated how integrating adsorption cooling and a heat pump system can improve the productivity of an atmospheric water harvester. 

Due to climate change, water scarcity affects over 40% of the world population. Ensuring universal access to safe drinking water by 2030 is one of the Sustainable Development Goals defined by the United Nations (i.e. SDG 6). [1]  


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