08 Sep '11, 12am

The low carbon revolution is everywhere you look: Equally, if you travel up both the west and east coast mainlin...

Some snapshots from the past fortnight. If you get a clear day and you are willing to climb up a few of Cumbria's more picturesque fells you can simultaneously see one of the UK's largest nuclear power plants and, if you really squint, a smattering of onshore and offshore wind farms. Equally, if you travel up both the west and east coast mainlines and you seek distraction from the appalling overcrowding by staring out the window you will notice that wind turbines and solar panels are nowhere near as rare as they used to be. Similarly, if you are fortunate enough to visit Newcastle you will find that the UK's greenest city (according to one recent study ) boasts numerous electric car charge points, a Boris Bike style hire scheme, the groundwork for a geothermal power network, the UK's largest import facility for biomass power feedstocks, and two of the world's leading clean...

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