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20's Plenty and Safer Roads Petition - Relaunched!

Getting petitions distributed and signed is a piece of cake in comparison with 2012!

Hopefully attitudes have also come round with people realizing how important this is for our quality of life: we want our roads to be and feel a whole load safer in order to encourage more walking and cycling around our town. 51 more words

Environment

2011 Home Energy Renovation Update

In March 2011, I had an air tightness test conducted by Christ Spoorenberg of EcoScan. The results were a slightly disappointing 7.68 Air Changes/Hour @ 50 Pa and a Permeability of 6.17 m3/h.m2. 345 more words

Low Carbon Home Renovation

The Beginning - Reaching for Zero Carbon Emissions

Given my energy background, it was natural that I would set about improving the energy performance of my house when I moved in over 18 years ago. 145 more words

Low Carbon Home Renovation

Top Businesses Pledge Climate Action

I briefly mentioned in my most recent post that 13 major US corporations have come out in support of strong action against climate change with the… 382 more words

Climate Change

Emissions Reduction Fund – A Transport Opportunity worth Taking?

I stand corrected. Last year I described the Direct Action replacement of the previous government’s carbon pricing mechanism as offering transport companies nothing, yet in the first Emission Reduction Fund (ERF) auction in April, transport group AHG was awarded a… 704 more words

Carbon Price

Ten dirtiest power companies in the USA


Duke Energy

Coal-fired power plants are the single biggest driver of global climate change in the United States. That’s why President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency is moving quickly to put the finishing touches on a new set of regulations, called the Clean Power Plan, that aim to reduce the nation’s overall carbon footprint 30 percent by 2030 by cracking down on emissions from the energy sector.

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