Monthly Archives: October 2009

Population and consumption: two sides of the coin

New UK population projections published this week provoked concerns that food and energy supplies cannot keep up. But it’s not just our numbers that are straining the limits.

Lights out in Nottingham or Nigeria?

Climate Camp protesters at Ratcliffe have a clear message. No more coal. Does this attribute of simplicity compromise the bigger picture of developing countries which lack electricity?

Fair blows the wind from Texas

Defying its image of big oil, Texas is fast attracting businesses at the cutting edge of wind technology. If Texas goes low carbon, there is no excuse for any of us.

It’s carbon, stupid

We all know people who accept that climate change is a serious problem but are too bored by the subject to take action. Try talking to them about the carbon cycle instead.

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