UK Offshore Wind Power Industry May Struggle To Keep Up, As Nation Adds 2.5 GW Per Year By 2016

October 26, 2011 by  
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Danny Nicholson / CC BY-ND 2.0 It’s a tough but somewhat enviable spot to be in: Research from RenewableUK shows that growth in offshore wind power in the UK is such that Britain’s supply chain will have a hard time keeping up by 2013 and 2014…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Questioning Growth Can Make You Feel Like Captain Beefheart

September 22, 2011 by  
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When Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band flew to Heathrow in 1968, they apparently told passport control that they were “pilgrims from the 25th Century”, and had a hard time grasping the basic function of passport control. According to Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Movement, he felt much like this when asked to address a local planning meeting about one UK town’s economic growth strategy . Despite

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Change We Can Live With: Fracking Steers Us Away From A Coal-Fired Future

February 13, 2011 by  
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” Future.” “Take the Future by your Hand. Who else can do it?” HKD Image & title credit:Flickr, h.koppdelaney’s photostream Think tankers and lobbyists have had a hard time envisioning the unintended consequences of their diverse fossil fuel-defending tactics, tactics that have been intensifying for 12 years, culminating in an ‘ eliminate EPA ‘ frenzy, as mapped by The Newt . Here’s a fun example of the huge, unexpected adverse impact on coal, caused by the synergy of colliding fos…

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Power Down, Unwind on the National Day of Unplugging, March 4-5

February 12, 2011 by  
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Image: SabbathManifesto.org One religious observance I can really connect with is the sabbath.

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Greenpeace’s Coal Free Future Tour Begins a New Chapter of Climate Activism

February 12, 2011 by  
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Aboard the Arctic Sunrise, leaving New York City. Photos: Brian Merchant Over the last few weeks, Greenpeace’s iconic ship the Arctic Sunrise has been traveling up the East Coast on the Coal Free Future tour . Greenpeace has been making a fresh push to spread the word about the ills of coal, and reaching out to communities in cities along the eastern seaboard that are fighting to shut down old, polluting coal-fired power plants.

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"Gasland’s" Oscar in Jeopardy?

February 12, 2011 by  
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Thirsty? An image from the documentary Gasland depicts the dangers of fracking. Of the worthy films up for Best Documentary at the Academy Awards this year, two focus on environmental issues

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Giving Up on Environmentalism: The Dark Mountain Project (Video)

April 29, 2010 by  
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Image credit: The Dark Mountain Project I’ll make no attempt to deny it. I am both an optimist, and a deeply impractical person. I suspect that’s why I’ve always had a hard time accepting the darker visions for the future offered by peak oilers like Oily Cassandra , or the ever thought-provoking James Kunstler .

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Marches into Sustainable Future

January 24, 2010 by  
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Certain politicians may be having a hard time wrapping their heads around the reality of climate change , but that hasn’t stopped the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers .  The USACE is rolling right along with sustainability programs that range from an award-winning oyster habitat restoration project to the installation of 1,200 solar powered street lights in Fallujah and a solar parking lot in New Jersey

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