energy, general, transport

Silent Revolution of Electric Vehicles – but are we really just reducing our form of damage

There’s no doubt that Electric Vehicles in all forms, cars, bikes etc. DO produce less pollution when running, but at what cost of battery production, and recycling of batteries and parts as they reach an end of life. I own an ebike. Shortly after purchase the company went bust. There are tales of issues with… Continue reading Silent Revolution of Electric Vehicles – but are we really just reducing our form of damage

energy, Health, transport

Electric Cars – The curse of White Oil

The Curse of White Oil - Electric Vehicles Dirty Secret, Lithium The Guardian article below is a long read, but worth the time. https://www.theguardian.com/news/2020/dec/08/the-curse-of-white-oil-electric-vehicles-dirty-secret-lithiumBoth Transition Telford and many other Transition Town groups, supporters, local authorities and the government, plus of course car manufacturers battery makers are pushing EV’s  Electric Vehicles forward to ‘cut carbon emissions’.… Continue reading Electric Cars – The curse of White Oil

energy, general, transport

The Current Governments Green 10 point plan

Full Article from Wicked Leeks click to read“The ten-point plan includes: - Offshore wind: Producing enough offshore wind to power every home, and quadrupling production by 2030, supporting up to 60,000 jobs. - Hydrogen: Generating 5GW of hydrogen production by 2030 for industry, transport and homes, and aiming to develop the first town heated entirely by… Continue reading The Current Governments Green 10 point plan

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After the Floods – Transition Towns and Flooding – still a global issue

Wildfires photo from Pexels There are so many suggestions and resources on flooding, how to manage water (we need to get away from this myth of ‘prevention and defence’. This article looks at some of the work carried out globally in conjunction with Transition Towns. The media may not have covered this bit of history… Continue reading After the Floods – Transition Towns and Flooding – still a global issue

energy, gardening, general, Health, recycling

LEAFMOULD – A FREE PEAT FREE SUBSTITUTE

John “Compost” Cossham delivers a short video on how he makes his leaf mould. This invaluable PEAT FREE garden alternative is not to be ignored. Giving time for the leaves to break down is important, but if you have a section of the garden that you used for composting, or doesn’t grow much, now is… Continue reading LEAFMOULD – A FREE PEAT FREE SUBSTITUTE