Tag Archives: Energy

Community-driven solutions to climate change

I thought I’d write a post while AT is away which he hopefully won’t mind me doing. I feel a bit frustrated by the lack of discussion about solutions for climate change. There’s much pointless bickering about things we shouldn’t really … Continue reading

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Poverty and energy

I’ve tried to stick to writing about the science that I think I understand and have tended to avoid (or at least tried to) things about which I’m less certain. I am, however, finding it confusing (frustrating?) to see comments … Continue reading

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The true cost of wind power

There was an article in the Telegraph yesterday about the True cost of Britain’s wind-farm industry. The article highlighted government figures showing that the wind farm industry received £1.2 billion in subsidies last year and employed 12000 people, hence it … Continue reading

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Watt about an extended warming plateau?

I know that Sou over at HotWhopper has already covered some of this, so I won’t say much. Anthony Watts has a recent post on Watts Up With That (WUWT) called the warming plateau may extend back even further. The … Continue reading

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Wind power

I was talking with my father yesterday, and he claimed that the problem with wind power is that the energy required to build a wind turbine exceeds the energy generated by the turbine during its operational life. This seemed a … Continue reading

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Geothermal energy

I’m currently away from my office, waiting for a meeting that will start in about an hour. I don’t really have anything particular to say, but thought I would write about something that I was considering yesterday. There’s been suggestions … Continue reading

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Watt about wind power?

The most recent Watts Up With That (WUWT) post is a guest post by someone called Viv Forbes and is called the faults, fallacies, and failures of wind power. I don’t want to comment too much about what Viv Forbes … Continue reading

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