Monthly Archive: July 2019

Godfrey Boyle obituary 0

Godfrey Boyle obituary

Godfrey Boyle, who has died aged 74, was founder-editor in 1972 of Undercurrents, a magazine of “radical science and people’s technology”, which inspired a variety of sustainable energy, housing, transport and community projects. In...

Clean energy set to provide 35% of Australia's electricity within two years 0

Clean energy set to provide 35% of Australia's electricity within two years

The renewable boom will end without a national policy to encourage future clean investments, industry warns Clean energy will be providing 35% of Australia’s total electricity needs within two years, analysts say, as new...

Time to bin letters making dubious solar claims 0

Time to bin letters making dubious solar claims

Messages appear to be a ruse to get people to sign up to unnecessary services We have had solar panels on our roof for some years and all is working well. Last week we...

7/29/19 – GMOs – Top 3 Pros and Cons 0

7/29/19 – GMOs – Top 3 Pros and Cons

www.procon.org – Selective breeding techniques have been used to alter the genetic makeup of plants for thousands of years. More recently, genetic engineering has allowed for DNA from one species to be inserted into...

The new electricity boom: renewable energy makes staggering leap but can it last? 0

The new electricity boom: renewable energy makes staggering leap but can it last?

Australia now has enough projects committed to meet the national 2020 renewable energy target Thriving doesn’t quite cover it. New data released quietly late last week underscores the staggering pace of growth of renewable...

Will heat pumps keep us warm? The future of heat 0

Will heat pumps keep us warm? The future of heat

Part one The Government’s advisor the Committee on Climate Change recommended back in March this year that gas heating should be banned in the UK for new homes as of 2025 to help meet...