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Amsterdam Renewable Energy Incubator Announces Grant Programme

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A startup incubator firm based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, has announced help and grants for people who want to pursue renewable energy ideas. Start-ups brimming with bright ideas are becoming increasingly important in the field of sustainable energy. And Amsterdam’s “global start-up machine” Rockstart has devised a scheme which places selected…

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George Monbiot Eats Roadkill to Save The Planet

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Prominent Guardian Environment Reporter George Monbiot, who sometimes shows up at prominent climate events, no doubt after a long journey by sail, has decided to eat Vegan supplemented with Roadkill to “reduce his impact” on the global climate. I’ve converted to veganism to reduce my impact on the living world…

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Friday Funny: Chemtrails theory gets shot down by science

Surveyed scientists debunk chemtrails conspiracy theory UCI, Carnegie paper explains persistent aircraft trails, substances in soil and water Irvine, Calif., Aug. 12, 2016 – The world’s leading atmospheric scientists overwhelmingly deny the existence of a secret, elite-driven plot to release harmful chemicals into the air from high-flying aircraft, according to the first peer-reviewed journal paper…

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Claim: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein was a Climate Refugee

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein story was conceived in a washout of a Summer on Lake Geneva. Does this make Frankenstein a metaphor for a homeless climate refugee? Seeing ‘Frankenstein’ through the lens of climate change … In France, they met up with Mary’s half-sister Claire, Lord Byron (Claire’s lover), and Byron’s…