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Interesting – US scientists believe they will soon be able to use algae to produce biofuel for the same cost as fossil fuels. Whilst some people may moan about the new ‘green religion’ it is nice to see it does … Continue reading

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Scientist publishes paper on how to ease global warming by blocking out the sun. And the research is bankrolled by Bill Gates. I’m just reminded of a certain Simpsons episode…

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Interesting view on what happened at the Copenhagen summit from an insider. Alternative to other views that the US was to blame.

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The Maldives aren’t sinking! Hurrah for that. “By the end of this century, sea level may have risen by between 30cm and 50cm according to the various IPCC scenarios. Our records suggest a maximum of 20cm. Neither of those levels … Continue reading

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Article (and link to the report) on ocean acidification. That one seems a little harder for deniers to… er.. deny. Amusingly a large portion of the comments on the article aren’t about the environmental impact or science behind the report … Continue reading

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I’ve pretty much ignored everything going on with the climate summit at Copenhagen recently. Partly as I don’t really think it will achieve much. It might – for which I’d be pleasantly suprised – but more likely there will be … Continue reading

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Which font uses the least ink?

Now that might seem like a mundane question… and to be honest it is. It’s also quite hard to find a good answer to it. If you search online you do find the odd page such as this but most … Continue reading

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Considering Leicester was Britains first environment city it doesn’t often seem to be particularly green. So I was quite surpried to find it in 4th place in the sustainable cities index for this year. And Newcastle top – who would’a … Continue reading

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UK Government plan for nuclear whilst Spain generate half the countries electricity from wind. Albeit briefly.

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The power management project I’m involved in at work is coming along nicely at the moment and I’m finding it good to have something to do that: 1. I’m enjoying.2. Will have a positive impact (I’m sure all the teaching … Continue reading

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