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The logical fallacy of renewable energy

David MacKay was a voice of reason in the sometimes crazy world of energy. In his last interview he identified the futility of basing future UK energy supplies on renewable energy. Today each person in the UK uses on average … Continue reading

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UK Energy Policy

In 1960, all houses in London and across the UK were still heated by coal fires. I was starting primary school then  but well remember the coal lorries delivering  a few Cwt of coal for open fires to each house. … Continue reading

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DECC and “Tackling Climate Change”

The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) makes it clear on their website that they view the key priorities of their department as follows Tackling Climate Change Reducing Emissions Meeting Energy Demand I would have placed these priorities … Continue reading

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