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Dr Vandana Shiva at Cambridge Department of Engineering

Cambridge Sustainability Lectures – Dr Vandana Shiva 7th March 2012 Making peace with the Earth Dr Vandana Shiva (Navdanya International, India; International Forum on Globalisation) Dr Shiva’s lecture won’t leave me anytime soon. I truly feel privileged to have been … Continue reading

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Jonathon Porritt at Cambridge Department of Engineering

Cambridge Sustainability Lectures 29th February Sustainable capitalism: if not now, when? Jonathon Porritt CBE I had the privilege of hearing the legendary writer and commentator Jonathon Porritt, CBE speak at the Cambridge University Department of Engineering Sustainability Lectures recently.  He … Continue reading

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Wind Power and hard facts on energy economics and ERoEI

Some interesting articles (and even more interesting reader responses) about wind power in the UK got me thinking about energy subsidies and real energy payback periods or Energy Return on Energy Invested (ERoEI).  Some non-thinking respondents who shouted “cut it … Continue reading

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