Category Archives: Climate Change and Renewable Energy

Items on climate change, global warming and renewable energy

Human Extinction By Mid-Century?

In this thought-provoking presentation Guy MacPherson, award winning conservation biologist and Professor Emeritus University of Arizona, gives his assessment of the current global situation. His forecast is, to be honest, very depressing! The talk is in two halves. The first half is the bad news – a detailed run-through of the most recent research papers … Continue reading Human Extinction By Mid-Century?

New My Renault Zoe Forums

I am pleased to announce the creation of a dedicated English language forum for the Renault Zoe. It is intended to be a friendly place for discussion of the Renault Zoe, other EVs, and related issues. Forums Please call in and say hello! Note, however, you have to register on this site to post in … Continue reading New My Renault Zoe Forums

Exxon Hates Your Children, Time for Choosing Sides

I came across two very different videos this week, both giving food for thought. The first one is controversial – part of the ‘Exxon Hates Your Children‘ campaign. Its aim being to demonise Exxon for its role in global warming. While I can understand the sentiment, I’m not sure we are yet at the stage … Continue reading Exxon Hates Your Children, Time for Choosing Sides

Renault Introduces World’s Largest Photovoltaic System in the Automotive Industry

TUESDAY 6TH NOVEMBER 2012 RENAULT INTRODUCES THE WORLD’S LARGEST PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEM IN THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY This week Renault is introducing 40 hectares of photovoltaic panels simultaneously at six of its French production sites. The initiative further confirms Renault’s environmental commitment and is also an innovative way of protecting new vehicles before they leave plants. Renault … Continue reading Renault Introduces World’s Largest Photovoltaic System in the Automotive Industry

Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change

New York State is currently suffering the impact and effects of Hurricane Sandy (the so-called ‘Frankenstorm’). That has necessarily led to a lot of online discussion, and, of course, rant, on whether it was caused by global warming. Here are some example articles that caught my attention: Watching Sandy, Ignoring Climate Change (New Yorker) Did … Continue reading Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change