Wednesday, August 14, 2013


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Scottish grid unable to cope with variable input from wind turbines | Tallbloke's Talkshop
Alex Salmond’s drive to promote the rapid spread of wind farms is again under fire after energy companies were paid nearly £2 million to stop
Scottish turbines producing electricity on a single day just over a week ago.
Baby corals pass the acid test
Globally, ocean acidification due to the burning of fossil fuels remains a major concern and scientists say it could have severe consequences for the health of adult corals, however, the evidence for negative effects on the early life stages of corals is less clear cut.
"Our results showed no clear response to increasing ocean acidification in any of the stages, or for any of the coral species," says Dr Baird.
Europeans learning the hard truth about wind and solar energy
Germany, Denmark pay 3 times current U.S. rates for energy -- and our leaders want us to pay that much as well.
From fat-fuelled power plants to shady parks: How cities are preparing for climate change | Carbon Brief
For example, the capital funds a range of energy efficiency measures, and recently announced a headline-catching plan to build a cooking-fat fuelled power plant in east London.

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