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Tag: energy

Five implications of energy price rises – it’s time to act!

Human society, let alone life in general, can’t run without energy. In the UK we’ve grown accustomed to the ease of flicking the switch or filling up the tank and having instant access to relatively cheap energy. The rapid rise in wholesale prices, fuelled further by the war in Ukraine, has been a shock to […]

Posted 15 March 2022 | Categories: One Planet Living, Opinion Piece | Tags: carbon emissions, energy, energy efficiency, fossil fuels, green recovery, heat pump, low carbon, one planet living, retrofit

Making Waves: an introduction to renewable energy

This week our Recycling Coordinator Sam Taylor has swapped one resource for another in order to give us a quick and simple explanation of energy sources and renewables for British Science Week. If you are interested in physics (or even if you’re not), you may know that energy cannot be made or destroyed but is […]

Posted 15 March 2017 | Categories: Inspiration, Opinion Piece | Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomass, energy, renewable energy, solar, tidal, turbine, waves, wind