Monthly Archives: June 2011

Global water stress interactive

Just posted this. Was interesting to explore Google Fusion Tables for the first time in order to merge two datasets and create the map, with banded shading and custom labels, etc. It’s an impressive set of tools and that I … Continue reading

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Bring your own wine (bottles)

My post on the Guardian today about a new scheme in my part of London which offers good wine very cheaply if you bring your own bottle. Does seem a bit wrong that it’s currently higher-up on the most read … Continue reading

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Solar panel price collapse

Just had the odd experience of sitting in a cafĂ© in Paris (first foreign holiday for ages) and the guy next to me opening up the Guardian on my story, filed a few days before, on the collapse of solar … Continue reading

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Half FTSE100 don’t have emissions targets

Good story from my Guardian colleague Fiona Harvey. Forty of the FTSE 100 either lack numerical targets on carbon dioxide, or their targets are for previous years and have now expired, without being renewed. This contrasts strongly with the UK’s … Continue reading

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How long will the feed-in tariff money last?

I posted some analysis on this question on the Guardian site yesterday. Someone in the comments asked if the numbers really added up on Ray Noble’s claim that the FITs budget could get used up entirely within a year or … Continue reading

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Interview with Greg Barker on solar

Just posted this Guardian story on the review of solar feed-in tariffs, for which I did a fairly extensive interview with energy minister Greg Barker. Space was short for the Guardian story, so in case anyone is interested here are … Continue reading

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