Tag Archives: climate change

A common solution for renewable energy storage and aviation fuel?

Today I was pleased to discuss a common solution for energy storage in the electricity industry and sustainable fuel for the aviation industry.  I hope that this common interest will speed the research and development to make it reality. I’ve been concerned for a … Continue reading

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Keeping Derby dry

Like many other cities, Derby has a river running through its centre.  Rivers can supply water for drinking and washing, power for industry and sometimes also transport – though the Derwent is a little small for this last. But alongside these … Continue reading

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Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Note: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have now … Continue reading

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City trees – present and future

Two days, and two people have shared with me their sorrow about trees in Derby being cut down.  First was the avenue of lime trees alongside Liversage Street Car Park.  Second were flowering cherry trees on Chaddesden Park Road. The lime trees … Continue reading

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