Entries in #renewable (10)

Friday
Dec022016

Fossil Fuels: The End Is In Sight

Previous attempts to desperately cling to fossil fuels have covered everything from questioning the costs of clean energy to the full-blown collapse of renewable nations should there be a cloudy or still day, but now that we’re in the early days of a renewable revolution, both old myths and current efforts to keep the fossil fuel industry alive are nothing but fuelling its own demise. 

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Friday
Sep092016

The Future of Air Travel 

The human race has always had an insatiable appetite for exploration; despite the fact maps used to say “there be dragons here”, or feared that we’d sail off the edge, heading over the horizon is in our nature. Jump 1000 years later and we’re still doing it. Everywhere on the globe is now reachable by air travel, but with rising population comes rising demand… 

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Wednesday
Aug032016

Whales, Renewable Futures And Starving Zoo Animals: 25th July – 3rd August

Last week the world graced us with both a good and a bad range of news. This week we are giving you the run down on the positive news that plastic bag usage has begun to plummet, the scientific discovery of a new whale species, the world’s first successful solar plane and the devastating impacts of the failing economy on Venezuelan zoos.

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Thursday
Jul212016

Sustainable Energy’s New Frontier: The Ocean

Energy often goes hand in hand with power, in both senses of the word. However, the appearance of renewable and sustainable methods of producing energy from the earth’s natural forces is proof that with great power comes the potential to make a huge positive change to life as we know it.

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Thursday
Jun022016

Deterioration: Examples Of Changes In Our Environment

So often the rallying calls are made for us to take action and prevent terrible things happening to us as a result of environment change. We all hear plenty of ‘Oh dear, our world has deteriorated so much in recent years’. Well, has it? What exactly has happened? Well, here are a few examples.

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Thursday
May262016

Are Our Renewable Energy Methods Effective?

So much weight is put on us needing to be greener and more efficient with how we produce our power. Fossil fuels are depleting, the world is changing and the focus now needs to be on living sustainably. In steps solar, wind, hydro and a whole host of other renewable sources, but how effective are they?

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Tuesday
May172016

Fishing, Flying And Flippin' Hot Weather | 9th - 15th May 2016

Another week has gone by and another week of interesting and important environment news. This week we’re looking at fishing, flying and flippin’ hot weather. Here’s your weekly Frontier environment news roundup.

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Wednesday
May112016

Eco Buildings: How Our Buildings Are Getting Greener

The buildings we use in our day to day lives have so far hid in plain sight, when the climate change finger of blame has come pointing. They have certainly played their part in our diminishing climate though, but what does the future look like? Welcome to the surprisingly interesting and not at all nerdy topic of eco architecture.

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Wednesday
Apr272016

The Skyward Future Of Vertical Cities

One factor that contributes to our changing climate is our expanding population. Increasing numbers means increasing demands for space, food and power. In response, some ingenious people contributed to writing a book about solving the problem. They called it, the Vertical City.

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Thursday
Apr302015

Is Renewable Energy a Reality?

It’s true that the world is suffering from the use of too many fossil fuels and burning down resources which do not grow on trees. Many countries are guilty of this, but there is still hope. Costa Rica has achieved being fossil fuel free for 75 days relying completely on hydropower plants.

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