Category Archives: Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Items on climate change, global warming and renewable energy

No time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society: President Obama Speaks on Climate Change

At last Barack Obama this week found the courage of his convictions and has given the speech on climate change that many of us, not just in the US, have been waiting a long time to hear: A full transcript is available online in many places, including EV News Report. To give some context, it’s … Continue reading No time for a meeting of the Flat Earth Society: President Obama Speaks on Climate Change

The future of oil consumption in the UK: Why electric cars are appearing on the market now

The future of oil consumption in the UK: Why electric cars are appearing on the market now Alister Hamilton (Electric Ali) In my first blog post on this website, I took a brief look at UK fossil fuel production history. As the UK had recently become an oil importer again, I then considered oil exports … Continue reading The future of oil consumption in the UK: Why electric cars are appearing on the market now

The Joy of Solar 4: A Second Installation

Today is a big day as we’ve having a second solar array installed – this should provide sufficient electricity to cover the remaining usage for the house, plus enough left over to charge the ZOE.  The rear roof of the house is completely covered by the existing system so this one has to go on … Continue reading The Joy of Solar 4: A Second Installation