‘If the lights are left on in the bathroom you know a Norwegian was the last person to use it’

I was having a conversation with a few colleagues of mine some months back about how the lights are ALWAYS left on in the toilets at work when unoccupied. I had been turning them off most of the time¬†but invariably they’d be on again next time, even at the end of the day or on … More ‘If the lights are left on in the bathroom you know a Norwegian was the last person to use it’

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