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The Duck-shaped Barrier to Solar Energy

Posted by Zoe Bodinetz on 14th January 2020

The sun generates enough energy in one hour to satisfy global energy use for an entire year. With growing popularity and falling costs, it is difficult to understand why solar energy has not yet been fully incorporated into the…

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The Duck-shaped Barrier to Solar Energy

Market failures and barriers in the energy sector

Posted by Zoe Bodinetz on 13th December 2019

What are they and how can they be overcome? Why do we continue to live in houses that are energy inefficient even though it loses us money through high energy bills? Why do fossil fuels continue to be the cheapest opt…

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Market failures and barriers in the energy sector

Driving environmental change around the world

Posted by Alison Vickers on 6th December 2019

Making a new motor sport series in order to ‘draw attention to the earth’s environmental challenges’ may not inspire confidence to environmentalists around the world but have the founders of this project answe…

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Driving environmental change around the world
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