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Monday 19th October at the Three Tuns in Bishops Castle is your chance to drink some real Shropshire ale from the Three Tuns Brewery and hear some real analysis of the human condition from a master.  George Marshall's book (we made a few notes as you'll see) asks why most people don't think about climate change at ...

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Saturday 17th is Stretton Green Open Homes Day!

You know what it's like - you'd like to be more energy efficient but it's a jungle out there and you don't know where to start or who to trust. Saturday is the solution. Turn up at the Eco Hub at the URC church Hall between 10.00am and 4.00pm to speak to some knowledgeable renewable energy experts or just ...

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Drax Pulls Out of “Unviable” Carbon Capture Project. This is Very Bad..

As further evidence of the degree of uncertainty among investors caused by the Government's raft of announcements pulling back on renewable and green energy development, Drax power company announced on Friday that it will pull out of the “White Rose” carbon capture scheme for which it had received a £220million grant a year ago. Drax say they will complete the ...

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Renewables – UK Drops Out of Top Ten

The UK has dropped out of the top ten places to invest in renewables according to the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index. This index ranks 40 countries every three months on the attractiveness of their renewable energy investment and deployment opportunities, based on a number of macro, energy market and technology-specific indicators. The USA tops the list, ...

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Obama Tells it Like it is

Climate change is happening now, and the human race is causing most of it. That is not opinion, it's fact. The rest is politics.  So says President Obama, announcing the Clean Power Plan for America.  What a shame our own government is abandoning its leading position at the very moment the rest of the world is ...

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They Won’t Thank You

People, we know would rather not think about climate change; but they also don't want to appear stupid, or selfish, or misinformed, so they will take a stance that appears to be rational and informed but rejects the notion of climate change or its implications. The most popular denial is that the climate is always changing, the implication ...

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Short-sighted Government ‘Giving the Wrong Message’ over Renewables

We in Stretton Climate Care have responded in strong terms to government consultations on the latest proposals to undermine renewable energy provision.  We are very disappointed with the number of initiatives the government has pursued which will inevitably result in increased carbon emissions from fossil fuels, and nudge people into thinking that cutting carbon emissions is ...

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