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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

Sustainability

Trees, wind and coconuts - Samoa's zero carbon target

The Pacific island state Samoa strives to be carbon neutral by 2020. The country goes for energy from wind and coconut oil. One million trees should be planted to offset carbon emissions. 777 more words

Tourism

Essex builds first zero carbon business school in the UK

In early 2012, the Essex Business School at the University of Essex’s Colchester campus won planning consent for a new three-storey 5,550 sq. m higher education research and training building.  487 more words

University Of Essex