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Finding middle ground on rural renewables

For rural and nature lobby groups, a desire show support for cleaner energy while preserving the traditional look of the countryside has sometimes been a tricky balance in Britain. The issue has normally come to a head on the issue of onshore wind farms - though perhaps some people just get off on...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 03/09/2014 - 08:45

03/09/2014

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The solar power of the future?

The idea that good ideas can be made even better is the basis for all progress, and right now solar power is very much in the sights of the world’s next wave of would-be innovators. Scientists in Wales, for example, are striving to slim down solar cells , making them cheaper and less intensive as...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 07/03/2014 - 08:45

07/03/2014

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You and your wind turbine - a personal relationship

It might be the fact that there’s something just a little bit human about their long torsos and flailing arms, but it appears that the sight of wind turbines stirs a strange and complex range of emotional reactions. In what is quite possibly the most intriguing report we've seen in recent times,...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 25/10/2013 - 08:45

25/10/2013

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