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11/2014 posts

What is TTIP exactly, and what’s it for? Interview with the World Development Movement

You may have heard of a proposed trade deal called TTIP (generally pronounced tee-tip). You may also be aware of an awful lot of protest against it. Do you know what it is, and why there is so much opposition to it? Read more

Is the global human population too high? Steady-state people as well as steady-state economics?

There is a long-standing case made for the benefits of a steady-state economy. With climate change, collapsing biodiversity and increasing pressure on key resources, that has to be the way to go. Read more

Why Brian Cox is wrong about nuclear fusion

Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 11-Nov-2014 | 9

Who’s been watching ‘Human Universe‘ with Brian Cox? I’m especially talking about the last episode – ‘What is our Future?‘ Brian Cox is doing a great job popularising science – and science, as he says, is a ‘wonderful tool for making the darkness visible’. Read more

New share offers in community-owned renewable energy projects around the UK

Jon Halle of Sharenergy | 06-Nov-2014 | 0

Pomona Solar launched its pioneer share offer during h-Energy festivities on 11th October in Hereford. Pomona’s first scheme is for a 250kW solar PV array that will supply low-cost electricity to small businesses located on the site. Read more

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