Category Archives: Solar and Environmentalism

Turning CO2 into Basalt?

The various ways that Big Oil and Big Coal are trying to extend their useful life and indeed their profit stream are getting increasingly desperate. Carrying on burning their carbon is not an option in may people’s views but what … Continue reading

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From Solar Cell to Solar City

Here in the UK many solar projects come to a shuddering halt due to "NIMBY" opposition but in Germany people just seem to to "get" Solar. Here are some fascinating insights showing us the future

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ZERO Emmissions Australia

With the current government of Australia being so enthusiastic over fossil fuels a Future of zero Emissions may be regarded as a pipe dream. But there is a more optimistic appraisal right here

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Solar Cars Come of Age

The Stella Lux is not a brand new design. Eindhoven University entered previous models in the trabs Australia race previously. But this year they have produced an upgrgade that can drive for more than 600 miles without stopping for a … Continue reading

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The Future of Farming

A superb solar powered greenhouse and desalination project in arid South Australia. Free energy from the sun is the easy bit of the climate change challenge – how we get water and food is the next and harder piece of … Continue reading

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A Lawyer found her dream car…

Her dream car had been specially designed so that wheelchair disabled people could just wheel straight in and drive away. The problem was the company who had produced this game changing technology had no finance to bring the invention to … Continue reading

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Peace, Climate Change and Leonardo DiCaprio

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We Have Solar Roofs Already…

We think nothing of seeing a roof covered with solar panels. It seems odd really to see a roof being wasted by not having solar panels. So where else is being wasted? Well of course the roads are not panelled … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2014

All round the World today people are marking their appreciation of and commitment to the Earth. This celebration is ancient and also very modern for in most of the recent past the Earth and it's resources have been taken for … Continue reading

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Global Warming or Global Cooling?

Today it is very cold here in the East of England and we've just heard that we've had the most rain for 100 years. You might wonder if the crazy weather in Alaska, California and Michigan has anything to do … Continue reading

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