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It’s Not Too Late To Stop Climate Change, And It’ll Be Super-Cheap

Humanity’s choice (via IPCC): Aggressive climate action ASAP (left figure) minimizes future warming. Continued inaction (right figure) results in catastrophic levels of warming, 9°F over much of U.S. 84 more words

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Bioregional Conference Review-Reality and responsibility

By Alan Fogarty

I have been to many Sustainability conferences, award ceremonies and events where the residual impression has been invariably what’s sustainable about that. Frequently the conferences are self-congratulatory as if the issues of Climate Change have been resolves because a company have reduced their carbon emissions by 30% or are recycling 80% of their waste. 331 more words

Sustainable Design

Zero Carbon

Hehe, this is a draft post I made six years ago, slightly amended. I note that recently the UK has paid energy companies for providing electricity to the UK market, and we have also agreed the building of a new nuclear power station Hinkley point C, built by French and Chinese governments (I mean EDF, China General Nuclear and China National Nuclear Corporation). 202 more words

Politics

78% US economy operates with mandatory renewable standards - Chu

From ABC RN Science Show, also ABC1, appearance at National Press Club last week – “All US states with strong demands for renewable power make in total 78% of the US economy covered by mandatory renewable standards”. 94 more words

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Zero Carbon(2016) Exemption Proposals

The plan to exempt small sites from zero-carbon legislation strikes me as being a total waste of time, energy and money and I cannot fathom why DCLG are wasting their precious time (and mine if it comes to that) with it. 642 more words

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