I’ve spent nearly 6 months tiptoeing around the urinal

6 months. It’s the time I’ve spent living in Norway. And the time I’ve been witnessing the imperfectly designed sensors on my workplace’s urinals. What tends to happen is that whenever someone comes within about 1 metre of the urinal it flushes. Like half of the Amazon’s daily output. And then it keeps doing it … More I’ve spent nearly 6 months tiptoeing around the urinal

The impressive results of UK decarbonisation. And the opposite situation in Aus

There has been some fantastic news coming out of the UK recently. I subscribed a couple of years back to the online magazine/blog RenewEconomy (much more active than me!) which alerted me to an article on the UK. In short, it reported on how the country had witnessed a drop in carbon emissions of 9% … More The impressive results of UK decarbonisation. And the opposite situation in Aus

Wind Energy in Denmark

For a period of nearly 6 years I called Melbourne home. Melbourne is based in the state of Victoria. In 2011 the Victorian state government implemented a new law making it effectively impossible to develop new wind turbines in the state. The conservative Liberal-National government enacted a new planning law allowing anyone within 2km of a … More Wind Energy in Denmark