Moss are cool – and can be used to produce electricity, believes Fabienne Felder, a creative strategist and designer from Switzerland. Together with collaborators, she has built a working radio, all powered by the energy harnessed from moss.
Written by Sophie Bastable, a graduate of Ecological Science at the University of Edinburgh (graduating class of 2009). Sophie now works for Biofuelwatch as an energy campaigner in Edinburgh. The UK’s big […]
It would seem that economies that reduce heavy reliance on the extraction of natural resources and encourage more sustainable industries are justly considered ‘green’. Often, however, the reality of the […]
Written by Sophie Bastable from Biofuelwatch Under the guise of “renewable energy” burning wood in power stations has become a massive growth industry in the UK. Interestingly, by far and […]
1. Introduction The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the government’s principle mechanism for increasing renewable heating technologies and so reducing carbon emissions. The UK target to reduce emissions of carbon […]
With targets to reach 15% of the UKs energy supplied by renewable energy by 2020 and legislation committing to reducing greenhouse gases by 80% by 2050 the UK government is […]