New fuel poverty strategy in UK under attack

New fuel poverty strategy in UK under attack

While Ministers in the UK set new targets for improving the energy efficiency rating of ‘fuel poor’ homes, Emily Gosden writes in The Telegraph that there are many campaigners who feel the targets are too loosely defined.   Government fuel poverty strategy ‘meaningless’ and ‘inadequate’, campaigners warn Government plans to tackle fuel poverty are “inadequate” … Continue reading

An interview with Jeremy Rifkin

An interview with Jeremy Rifkin

Jeremy Rifkin is an economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor and activist. Rifkin is president of the Foundation on Economic Trends and the bestselling author of 19 books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. He has recently been interviewed by David … Continue reading

Unexpected benefits from offshore windfarms

Unexpected benefits from offshore windfarms

Jonathan Owen provides an interesting article in The Independent about the benefits to marine wildlife from offshore windfarms.                Offshore wind farms create ‘reef effect’ perfect for marine wildlife – especially seals Wind farms and wildlife do not always go together: the giant turbines have been accused of luring species to their death, and the … Continue reading