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Posts from ‘July, 2010’

Are Enough Americans Facing Reality?

Richard Heinberg explains.

Friends of the Earth’s stall at the Moses Gate Country Fair, Sunday 18 July. Come to this fun event where you can support FoE’s campaign “Get Serious About CO2″ by signing postcards to tell your councillor and Council Leader Cliff Morris that you want to see Bolton’s CO2 emissions cut by 40% by 2020.

In Europe they build homes and offices that don’t need central heating or air conditioning

The key difference between these homes and ours is that they were designed to face the sun, keep in the heat and keep out the cold. These homes are called passive houses. Over a typical mortgage term this could mean 25 years of annual savings of £1200. That’s £30,000 saved at todays prices. With an [...]