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About daryan12

Engineer, expertise: Energy, Sustainablity, Computer Aided Engineering, Renewables technology

2017 a year in review: The death of coal

2017 might have been a bit of rotten year all round, but it was good year for renewable energy. The UK recorded a record low in terms of carbon intensity, with an average value of 233 gCO2/kWh (against a historical … Continue reading

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The Great Tax Experiment

Originally posted on daryanblog:
At the core of the republicans tax plan is the notion that if they cut taxes for the wealthy, there will be a trickle down effect and we’ll all be better off. But when you ask…

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Christmas time news round up

Originally posted on daryanblog:
I’ve been away for most of the Christmas/New Year period, so I thought I’d do a round up of somethings that caught my eye over the last month…. The block Roy Moore losing the special senate…

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The sadopopulist agenda behind brexit

Originally posted on daryanblog:
The EU looked on last week with incredulity and disbelief, as an agreement they’d thrashed out with Theresa May, which would have settled the first round of brexit talks was torpedoed at the eleventh hour, apparently by…

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Shameless hypocrisy and the cult of fantasy

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Well you do have to hand it to the republicans. If you are going to tell a lie or con someone, better to go for the big con. And so we have their tax plan, that…

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Brexit reality bites

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So before the referendum we were told that there would be no exit bill when the UK left the EU. We won’t be paying a penny. As Boris Johnson put it the EU would be told…

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Brexiters want to build a wall at the Irish border and make the Irish pay for it

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An extraordinary extract from a radio interview with brexier Kate Hoey, in which she suggested that not only was a hard border a swell idea but that the Irish should pay for it. Many were quick…

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