Monthly Archives: February 2016

One thing we have learnt this week -solar wars

“Solar wars” are breaking out all over the world.  What are being described as solar wars are taxes or charges on individuals or businesses that have solar panels fitted on their properties.  In Spain the government has introduced a tax … Continue reading

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Hinkley C falters

It is looking like Hinkley C is finally dead.  With a lot of other stuff in the news such as the EU referendum the subject of EDF’s decision to delay the process for 3 more years has not been covered … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week – eco town

Masdar an eco town?  I was going to write about the ongoing Hinkley C saga but found this story again, something I’d forgotten about.  Is Masdar an eco town or an eco ghost town?  When UAE decided to build this … Continue reading

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Lent starts

With Lent having started people are expressing ideas of what to give up. In recent years the idea of a carbon fast has emerged. The oil lamp is going to throw its hat in the ring and make a few … Continue reading

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Peak stuff?

As lent is almost open us it seems appropriate to write about “peak stuff”.   Have we in the west reached peak stuff?  There have been some comments in the last few weeks from business people suggesting we might have reached … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week -charity begins at home

Once again a charity is under the spotlight.  In recent months charities in the UK have been under intense scrutiny.  It been building for some years firstly over chuggers and more recently of begging letters.  After an old lady in … Continue reading

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TV chief goes solar

TV chief goes solar.  For those of you don’t know Delia Smith is one of our top TV chiefs.  She is also a Christian.  Its just come to light that she has installed solar panels at her house in the … Continue reading

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