September 2012

UK windfarms hit new generation record

Britain’s windfarms broke a new record on Friday 14 September 2012 by providing 4.1gigawatts (GW) of power to the National Grid, beating a previous high of 3.8GW set in May. Just before 10am, wind turbines were supplying 10.8% of the total amount of electricity going into the grid while an additional 2.2GW of “green” power was going directly into local electricity networks. “This record high shows that wind energy is

Former sceptics confirms man-made climate change

Richard Muller, professor of physics and chair of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature group (BEST) has confirmed initial findings from last year that the Earth has warmed at the rate that previous studies suggested. This time BEST went further, also concluding in their latest paper that that warming is most likely due to man-made greenhouse gas emissions – Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW). The BEST group, funded by climate change deniers