Category Archives: Hydro

Tom Murphy’s paper reveals something I also fell for back in the day

I again owe this next post to Mike Stasse’s indefatigable efforts to quote the dishonest (Michaux) or irrelevant (Murphy). With Mike, it goes like this. I show a fundamental error in one of Mike’s heroes – an error so blatant … Continue reading

Posted in 100% renewable energy papers, Hydro, Nuclear, Solar, Storing energy, Wind | Leave a comment

Regeneration launch

One of the biggest environmental movements has combined a bunch of different perspectives into an overarching philosophy of Regeneration. Regeneration “puts life at the centre of every act and decision.” Please watch this 5 minute launch of one of the … Continue reading

Posted in 100% renewable energy papers, Activism, Activist Posters, Aircraft, Alternative fuels, Biochar, Biofuels, Carbon tax, CLIMATE & CONSERVATION, Coal, Conservation: saving life, Denial, Dirty fuels (Fracking, CTL, GTL), Doomers and Collapse, Electric Vehicles, ENERGY, Ethanol, Fires, Food & Farming, Gas, Geo-engineering, Geothermal, Heatwaves, Hydro, Hydrogen, New Urbanism, Nuclear, Ocean, Peak Oil, Plastic, POLITICS AND GEOPOLITICS, Pollution, Population, Radiation, Rail, Renewable energy, Robot Cars, Sailing, Soil, Solar, Storing energy, TOWNS & TRANSPORT, Trains, Transport, Waste, Water, Wind | Leave a comment

Can we get solar for $10 a meter – but not on your rooftop?

The University of Newcastle has just announced Printed Plastic Solar Panels could be as cheap as $10 per square meter! This is huge! However, I’m guessing they’re cheap but inefficient. (I read this as a general comment on printed solar … Continue reading

Posted in Hydro, Solar, Storing energy | Leave a comment

Natural gas is NOT required!

Governments are being misled by big energy corporations. Do not be fooled – natural gas is a fossil fuel which releases CO2 when burned. But worse, the gas (methane) leaks. It’s 30 times worse than CO2 (over 100 years), but … Continue reading

Posted in Gas, Hydro, Storing energy | Leave a comment