Renewable Energy Technology faces same challenges as new carbon tech - fact or fallacy claims
Monday 17 June 2013
In the search for fuels and energy sources that act as a replacement to Oil, there's much hype and claims that need to be tested. In much the same as claims about carbon capture technology being built onto existing coal fired power stations seem to lack both viability and credibility (in my view), the same assessment criteria ought to be applied to things like wind energy. Which is why this article at Gizmag has earned a place here as a recommended article for reading. Titled 'Dodgy Wind? Why 'innovative turbines' are often anything but' it tackles the hype
Authored by Mike Barnard, the article lays out a straight forward set of criteria that can be used to assess whether the renewable wind design is reality or at best, faction.
Read the article via this link: Dodgy Wind? Why 'innovative turbines are often anything but'
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Monday 27 February 2017
It's been a significantly busy couple of months looking at how Industries and Government Agencies are preparing for change. The Companies versus Climate Change conference in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in November/December, and a meeting with the Political Science Department at the University of Hawaii (Manoa) in January show that positive action is happening, despite some of the headlines
Saturday 31 December 2016
Many of you know that each year I make an observation about what I think the year will bring. The track record suggests I'm usually a couple of years ahead of the curve. With that said I'm calling 2017
Monday 12 December 2016
In Ft. Lauderdale USA I recently attending a delightful provocatively named 'Companies Versus Climate Change' conference. And the message is clear - companies, BIG well known companies are tackling the issues of climate change, sustainability and their carbon footprints and both making and saving VAST sums of dollars. The simple take away message from the presentations over the three days could not have been more explicit - tackling climate change pays off big time!