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- Carbon Tax? You’re already paying one!
- Why unconventional fossil fuels are no Panacea
- Nevermind Germany, Portugal achieves 70% via renewables!
- Nuclear Realities bite
- Bottom Feeders
- Cumbria Waste Dump Falters
- Crash Test Dummies – the myth of SUV safety
- Denying Plastic
- Why do people deny climate change?
- Climate Talks in Doha, could “damage aid” be the kick the world needs?
- How the “greenest government ever” has conspired with global warming deniers to produce a 2nd dash for Gas
- Storm over the Atlantic
- Another shotgun wedding for the UK nuclear lobby
- Oil find off Irish Coast
- Two new roles for heat
- Why things change and why they stay the same
- The Windbaggers charter and energy subsidies
- How the Corporate food production system has Milked us dry
- The NNL and small SMR’s
- Why CHP wins out over heat pumps…..or nuclear!
- Is Shale Gas a Fracking “Ponzi Scheme”…?
- Japan, a post-Fukushima vision
- The British nuclear power play
- The Rio failure….again!
- The Heartless Heartland Institute and Nazi Tourettes
- …..and solar is forever damned?
- For nuclear energy supporters hope springs eternal – The Fast Reactor delusion
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- Trumped up Nonsense
- The precautionary principle
- Understanding the Limits to Growth
- Part 11 – Summary and Conclusions
- Is Shale Gas worse than coal?
- How much energy do we actually use? Part II – A UK case study
- Part I – How much energy do we actually use?
- Nuclear reality Check, Chapter 3 – Nuclear renaissance or primary school arts project?
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- King Canute of North Carolina
- The State of Britain’s Railway’s Part III – HS2
- Road Wars II – Are the UK’s roads for sale?
- Ethical Oil and the Greatest Astroturf of all time
- The State of Britain’s Railway’s Part II – Most Expensive in the world!
- The COP 17 Cop out
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Category Archives: peak oil
For some time now the Tories have been cosying up to the Stephen Harper government in Ottawa with a secret campaign of lobbying in favour of the Canadian Tar sands project. The EU, aware of the heavy carbon footprint of … Continue reading
Mention “peak oil” to many people these days, particularly those on the political right and they’ll generally respond by suggesting that this was “solved” by Shale Gas and Shale Oil. Such notions are largely driven by the constant optimistic hype … Continue reading
I am frequently told by the nay sayers that getting any more than a tiny fraction of the UK’s energy from renewables is impossible (here’s one typical example of Fox News style research). They’ll present elaborate reports that attempt to … Continue reading
This week saw two announcements related to extract of resources from the Oceans. Firstly the Japanese announced they had successfully tapped into Methane Clathrates deposits and that they had successfully drawn off some of the trapped methane. For those of … Continue reading
I made a comment a couple of weeks back on this libertarian site. The post in question was discussing the newly introduced plastic shopping bag tax in Wales and generally the author was trying to claim how it was such a bad idea … Continue reading
As the new year starts we can reflect on a fairly “interesting times” sort of a year when it comes to weather. Both sides of the Atlantic have seen extremes of weather, with a prolonged drought in the Mid western … Continue reading
I didn’t even bother to try and follow the goings on at the Doha climate talks, as I assumed business as usual. In other words talks that go nowhere and the usual beach front ironic protests from Green groups. Indeed … Continue reading
How the “greenest government ever” has conspired with global warming deniers to produce a 2nd dash for Gas
Been mega busy at work, which prevented me from updating this blog. And what a story I missed! A story that was strangely absent from much of the mainstream media. You may recall all those stories a few weeks ago … Continue reading
I previously commented on the dire straits the UK’s plans for a new generation of reactors is in, due to the collapse of the Horizon deal earlier in the year. I also previously highlighted how it is unlikely any sane … Continue reading