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

Event, gardening, general, recycling, transport

Seedy Saturday Feb 2021 goes live

Seedy Saturday Online 2021, Click to find out How, and What you need to do.  We’ve gone mostly virtual this year.Check out our Seedy Saturday Page on the link above. Find out how to swap seeds, collect and post, and support us with a donation. https://www.givey.com/transitiontelfordlockdownseedswap2021Stay Safe!Seedy Saturday in 2018 Transition Telford Is A Registered… Continue reading Seedy Saturday Feb 2021 goes live

general, recycling, textiles, transport

TELFORD REPAIR cafe Relaunch

Transition Network is pleased to make a grant to Transition Telford of £2500.00 to support Telford Repair Cafe, in 2021 This grant is part of the seed-funding scheme of the Transition: Bounce Forward project, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund. Transition Network has been delegated to distribute National Lottery money that has come from… Continue reading TELFORD REPAIR cafe Relaunch

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