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Climate change, COP23; our heritage. Not a big consideration in the conference but could be part of the answer

I have had a few weeks since coming back from COP23 in Bonn and thinking about the whole conference but also why I was there. I was there to represent the International National Trust Organisation (INTO) and the National Trust … Continue reading

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Day 6 #COP23 from Bonn. Au maru

Au maru is ‘I’m happy’ in Fijian (not sure if you remember but Fiji holds the seat this time for the climate change talks… hence all the Fijian language over the last few days!) Tomorrow International National Trust Organisation and ICOMOS … Continue reading

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Day 1 COP23 Bonn. ‘Talanoa’

Here again at a COP. By the way Talanoa is a site within COP but also a Fijian word for a safe place to sit down and have a chat to ‘have it out’ which I really  like. I’m here as … Continue reading

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Where there’s muck there’s…. problems oh and opportunities. Diffuse pollution and a future energy source but how?

A few organisations have just started working on a joint project to deal with diffuse pollution from farm-yard manure through the use of Anaerobic Digesters (AD) but using something called a Dry AD approach, which is not as it sounds … Continue reading

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Proud, proud, proud. Community Energy Wales wind turbine project…

Nothing beats doing things. Talking is ok and can change things but achievement in my mind is leaving a legacy (a good one). We are a few days from completion (G59 grid switch on 3rd of August) of this 900kw … Continue reading

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We know more about what will happen to the Antarctic than our homes and special places through the impacts Climate change #adaptation

The Fit for the future network is starting on a climate change focus in its new strategy. Specifically what can member orgs ‘do’. Climate change adaptation or in my words doing something about the impacts. Can I get one thing … Continue reading

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Business rates killing community hydro and some!

Its been a while coming this blog but i have been living the dream of the impact of the business rates revaluation on community hydro. A community hydro we have been working with is in danger of being taxed to … Continue reading

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