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Solar forces a day of reckoning on utilities

The traditional power industry is finally facing a mass defection because of a source once dismissed as a pipe dream.… Read More

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Old Prius going strong

While it was a bit scary last month when the electric engine all of a sudden stopped working and I… Read More

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The challenges of the world wide web

It was just two months ago when I installed some additional security measures on our server to prevent illegal script… Read More

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Recycling – some personal thoughts

As there are many shades of green, the same applies to recycling. There is downcycling, recycling and upcycling. I think… Read More

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Moving house

So we have done it, we sold our good passive solar house with some tears in our eyes. Particularly the… Read More

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When Politicians act agaist the people’s will

After the referendum against asset sales showed that 2/3 people were against asset sales, the National Government can apparently still… Read More

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Fonterra admits they need to be more sustainable

Via Radio New Zealand, 3 December 2013 The thing about building the most sustainable headquarters while applying for the next… Read More

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Composite Decking – some thoughts and overseas observations

Personally I never liked composite decking. I am not sure whether people understand the difference between recycling and downcycling. Recycling… Read More

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Scientific Panel: Global Warming Threatens Society, Warning System Needed

A scientific panel has called for the creation of an early ecological warning system [..] Since at least the 70s… Read More

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Kyoto Protocol and GHG emissions: Are we on track or what?

It just happened that I stumbled across one of my old blob posts regarding the Kyoto Protocol. Under one heading… Read More

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