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The Sense in Sustainability

Today we went to  a 68 acre fish farm in Thrissur called ‘Haya Poya’. They were using a traditional box system (the local name is… 413 more words

Personal Statement

Allt a Chonais hydro scheme.

On Tuesday 12th three representatives from KWHG were given a guided site visit to the Allt a Chonais hydro project near Craig, Achnashellach. This scheme takes water down a pipe from a remote glen, and will generate 2MW of power to the grid. 416 more words

News

Critiquing "Deep Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project"

Earlier this month my friend James Brown (analyst, economist and co-author of Zero Carbon Options), drew my attention to a new report: the Deep Decarbonisation Pathways Project Interim Report, Australia Chapter… 545 more words

Nuclear Power And Climate Change

"Expect big energy companies to go bankrupt over resistance to change"

Fossil Fuels…Renewables…Geo-Politics…World Recession…Low Carbon Economy…the list goes on endlessly.

My question is: which path do “they” take us down given the crossroads at which we stand? 111 more words

Community Buying

Optimal Transition From Coal to Gas and Renewable Power Under Capacity Constraints and Adjustment Costs

World Bank / by Oskar Lecuyer and Adrien Vogt-Schilb
http://bit.ly/1vSurqB

This paper studies the optimal transition from existing coal power plants to gas and renewable power under a carbon budget. 136 more words

Energy And Climate

MUSA: Sustainability in Practice

The University of St Andrews is well known for its research and teaching in Sustainable Development, but it’s not just the students that are benefitting from the University’s commitment to sustainability. 459 more words

St Andrews

Update on US natural gas, coal, nuclear, and renewables

On August 6, I wrote a post called Making Sense of the US Oil Story, in which I looked at US oil. In this post, I would like to look at other sources of US energy. 2,654 more words

Alternatives To Oil