Carbon handprint:

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 19-Dec-2018 New environmental indicator for evaluating the positive climate impacts of products VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT and LUT University alongside with Finnish companies have developed a method and guidelines for evaluating and communicating on the carbon handprint of products. The carbon handprint describes the positive climate impacts of…

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Warming warning over turtle feminization

From EurekAlert! Public Release: 19-Dec-2018 Warming warning over turtle feminization University of Exeter Up to 93% of green turtle hatchlings could be female by 2100, as climate change causes “feminisation” of the species, new research suggests. The sex of turtle hatchlings is determined by temperature, and at present about 52% of hatching green turtles –…

The Hendy Wind Farm Scandal

Guest post by Robert Owens (where ‘saving the planet’ from climate change trumps  democracy and the protection of the environment) A brief summary of the history of this national scandal, involving the brushing aside of local democracy and the blatant flaunting of planning law: 1. In 2014 Hendy Wind Farm Ltd. applied for planning permission…

A 2019 resolution: Honesty in energy policy

Virginia wind project highlights the need in climate, sustainability and renewable energy arenas Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek In this season of New Year resolutions, we should insist that governors, legislators, regulators, activists and their corporate allies resolve to be more honest, especially on climate and renewable energy issues. Here in Virginia where we live,…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #341

The Week That Was: 2018-12-22 (December 22, 2018) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project   Quote of the Week: “On what principle is it that with nothing but improvement behind us, we are to expect nothing but deterioration before us?” – Lord Macaulay, [H/t Matt Ridley] Number of the…