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Travel

All aboard the solar train?

10:10 Climate Action have published a report on how solar PV can be connected to trains running DC traction using a third rail, as in London, Merseyrail and elsewhere. Grid capacity constraints mean new renewable generating capacity can no longer connect affordably across whole regions of the UK. Withdrawal of subsidies for solar PV means … Continue reading »

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Car sharing versus walking or using public transport

Isn’t it odd that the InDeed initiative on car sharing, originally called car pooling, differs from the 2009 Green Year Initiative to walk instead of drive?  The use of an American expression suggests that the car sharing initiative may be more suitable for the States, where many areas (e.g. Detroit or Los Angeles) have no … Continue reading »

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Cycling across America

Rob Greenfield’s 4,700-mile ride on a bamboo bicycle towing solar panels taught him the power of living a simple life. “While the trip was downright gruelling, I realised that when you have less, you have more. I can find sources of happiness for free everywhere around me.” Continue reading »

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Car sharing saves £100,000!

This is a story of five men who have shared a car to and from work for over 20 years:- Daily Mail

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AMMA’s InDeed Campaign – Journey Sharing/Car Pooling

AMMA’s InDeed Campaign AMMA’s InDeed Campaign for Nature identifies six simple things that many of us can do to help the environment. They are conserving water, reducing your carbon footprint, planting a tree, growing your own vegetables, carpooling, and building a home for wildlife. This month we are looking at 1 of the 6 commitments, … Continue reading »

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CLEARing cars from the road

from CAT news Too many cars on the road! CAT has been collaborating with sustainable transport experts Transport for Quality of Life to examine ways to help people reduce car use.  As part of the study, we have conducted research with samples of CAT staff, members and MSc students. Debates about car use can lead … Continue reading »

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View of Earth from space

View of Earth film This stunning popular new movie shows a timelapse sequence of the view of Earth from a space station. Michael König explains: “Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by the crew of expeditions | 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, 2011, who to my knowledge shot … Continue reading »

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If you have to drive…

Hypermiling is a site that shows drivers how to save fuel. Continue reading »

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Car sharing

I have been asked to find out what experience devotees have of car pooling or car sharing. Please leave your comments below.

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