September 2010 is turning out to be a veritable over-stuffed cornucopia of Climate Change- and Energy-related events.
This week, 15th September 2010 breaks the record for the number of useful things I could be doing. I am effectively quintuple-booked, and something’s got to go (well, nearly all of them, actually).
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Image Credit : The Climate Change Committee
The Economic Recession has had a clear impact on the rate of British Carbon Dioxide Emissions.
However, peoples’ individual behaviour change has not been an additional factor :-
Hat tip goes to Paul Mobbs for his note :-
“Have a look at Chapter 11/Chapter 12 for some eco-gems — e.g. “Domestic energy consumption for lighting and electrical appliances in the UK between 1970 and 2007 increased by 155 per cent…”Between 1989–91 and 2008, the proportion of children in Great Britain of
primary school age travelling to school by car rose steadily, from 27 per cent to 43 per cent…”
Asking people to curb their energy enthusiasm simply isn’t working.
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