Meet Lina, a four-seater electric car made entirely out of recycled materials. It weighs just 310 kilograms and can reach a top speed of 80 kilometres per hour.
Read more on The Huffington Post
I am not talking about your utility provider, but your personal energy supply. If you are thinking along the lines of food, sleep, etc. this isn't what I mean either. I want to talk about the benefits of clean energy; inspiration and appreciation.
Photo provided with permission from Greenbelt Dave Randall has toured the world as a guitarist with the band Faithless as
Better for the environment and your wallet🌍
The cost of subsidising offshore wind farms has fallen by more than 50% and has now tumbled lower than the price nuclear
Now is the time to plant the seeds from which the UK can develop substantial domestic supply chains and become one of the world's leading exporters of clean energy skills, services and products, helping to improve access to energy in developing nations and building the global low carbon energy system demanded by the Paris Agreement.
Legislation is now changing with industry and consumer demand driving government decisions. As renewable energy increases it's share in the world's electricity mix, and as EV take up accelerates, battery energy storage technology will be a key enabler. In order to optimise energy, distribution and use, significant changes in business models and the approach to managing infrastructure will be needed.
Clean energy may not sound glamorous, but neither is a future of increasingly parched summers and wet, flooded winters. Neither is crop failure and loss of biodiversity. Neither is increased suffering - for poor communities, marginalised groups, and all of us.
We need to block dirty diesels getting public money - no question there. But there are other ways to do it, like putting a cap on how polluting generators receiving subsidy can be. So, what's going on?... It's time we changed who makes the rules. It must be the public and the climate front and centre, because the public and the climate demand it.