Category Archives: Climate Change and Renewable Energy

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Remember Today: Earth’s CO2 Level Passes 400 ppm

National Geographic has reported that an instrument near the summit of Mauna Loa in Hawaii has recorded a long-awaited climate milestone: the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere there has exceeded 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in 55 years of measurement — and probably more than 3 million years of … Continue reading Remember Today: Earth’s CO2 Level Passes 400 ppm

Fossil Fuel Resistance / Do The Math

Anyone who has read Bill McKibben’s rather scary summary of the current climate change situation – Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math – will be interested to learn of developments since. Bill has been busy creating a grass-roots organisation to campaign against fossil fuel use (350.org) and has written a new call to action: The Fossil … Continue reading Fossil Fuel Resistance / Do The Math

UK Fossil Fuel Production: A Brief History

It is with great pleasure that I present the first guest post on MyRenaultZoe.com, the first of a series on energy issues by Alister Hamilton. UK Fossil Fuel Production: A Brief History Alister Hamilton (Electric Ali) While climate change is a real and very serious threat that most people are aware of, there are other … Continue reading UK Fossil Fuel Production: A Brief History