06 Jul '11, 7am

Green energy internships in cutting edge ecovillage: Filed under: Energy News

Green energy internships in cutting edge ecovillage: Filed under: Energy News

Research and development in the renewable energy sector is vital. Reducing dependence on fossil fuels is urgent- despite the very serious dangers posed by climate change, greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise and on a global scale, and no country is acting as fast as they could be to change that. The message is going out loud and clear, both from government sources and NGOs- reduce energy use, install insulation and double-glazing, and leave the car at home once in a while, but until green power becomes available in every home, residential energy use is still going to be a major contributor to climate change. Lobbying governments and large corporations to get moving and invest serious money in alternative energy generation is one way forward, but some communities are taking a different approach. DIY energy research isn’t something for every family to get involved in- i...

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