Drax power plant photo: Wikipedia.
The Guardian is reporting that climate activists have sabotaged a conveyor belt at the Glentaggart mine, disrupting flow of coal to the Drax power plant in Yorkshire (the UK's largest source of carbon emissions):The
More Wolves = More Birds (Who Knew?)Hunted to extinction in Scotland about 250 years ago, the gray wolf might make a comeback. Scientists have been studying the impact of the reintroduction of wolves in
Better known for bringing swanky hotels, restaurants, and luxe objets d'art to life, French designer Philippe Starck is broadening his reach to include ready-to-wear clothing for men and women. Just don't call it
If all goes well the Shetland Islands will have quite a wind power feather in their cap: Viking Energy (a joint venture between the Shetland community and Scottish and Southern Energy) has submitted an application
Some double good wind power news from Scotland: Not only has Europe's currently largest onshore wind farm, the £300 million, 322 MW Whitelee Wind Farm been officially switched on—even though it first began
A couple months back it was announced that the UK's Crown Estate would be helping out with financing pre-construction costs for offshore wind farms . Now comes word that The Crown Estate—which owns development rights in UK
Just two weeks ago Aquamarine Power Ltd was touting its new Oyster wave power unit. Now the Edinburgh-based firm has announced that it has signed an agreement with Airtricity, the renewable energy division of Scottish and
Of all the ways of generating power from renewable sources, using the ocean has got to have more variations than any other power source. One new method being investigated by Queen’s University Belfast and Aquamarine Power Limited has been dubbed the
TreeHugger has covered the problem with wasted food a number of times. Now the UK’s third largest supermarket chain Sainsbury’s is planning to do something useful with a portion of that wasted food: Turning it into electricity.
If you liked Obama's proposed climate agenda, then you'll love Scotland's. Not only would it require an 80 percent cut in carbon dioxide emissions below 1990 levels by mid-century, it would also require equivalent reductions
Image: MicroPower website
Interactive energy audit websites which allow you to reduce home energy costs (such as the free one offered by the U.S. Department) are now commonplace, but today Friends of the Earth Scotland launched what they call a "unique
It's bad enough that people are casting a fluorescent pall with their CFLs. Historic building owners in Scotland may soon be able to install double-glazed windows. What is this world coming to, anyway? [joking] Climate change awareness and high
In the run up to London Fashion Week next month we are delighted by the display of talented young British Designers showing sustainable collections. Last week we were introduced to textile print designer Tamasyn Gambell and her gorgeous silk scarves.