An angel just got its water wings.Photo: Tommy KlumkerA town near London plans to warm its new sports center and public pool with heat from a nearby crematorium. It could save the town $100,000 as well as boost its environmental cred. "[T]his form of energy is certainly renewable, unless locals stop dying," writes Triple Pundit. Said the town council leader, Carole Gandy, on the council's website: "The use of waste heat energy in this way is good practice and very innovative. It would genuinely be a first in the U.K. and demonstrates Redditch Borough Council's seriousness about addressing climate change …
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