Cap the Grid

As a species, we must learn to live within the physical limitations of the biosphere. In the electric energy sector, this requires reversing the worldwide trend of ever-expanding electricity supply grids carrying energy vast distances from more and more large, centralized power plants. “Capping the grid” is a crucial step toward reducing greenhouse gas pollution and increasing the percentage of electricity generated by renewables.

Shale Truth Interviews Arthur Berman segment #4 Energy Efficiency

The natural gas industry has promoted shale gas as a source of energy independence. In this segment of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network’s Shale Truth Interview series energy industry analyst Arthur Berman says efficiency and changing everyday behavior are the keys for the United States becoming energy independent.

Shrewsbury opens its green doors

The UK Government is committed to cutting 80% of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 – since 50% of our energy is used by our buildings, and 25% by our homes, the target is for every home to be ‘carbon neutral’ by 2050. In Shrewsbury this equates to 2,000 homes being refurbished each year for the next 37 years, saving 60,000 tonnes of CO2e each year in the process.