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What are the risks of solar panels?

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Over the last two years more than 500,000 households in the UK have had solar panels installed. These numbers are expected to increase with many experts believing there could be up to 10 million homes running on solar power by 2020. With electricity prices predicted to rise steadily over the next 20 years, solar power… Read more »

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The Turkish Powercut : Possible Explanations

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As the days have passed, and an answer to what really caused the massive power cut that virtually shut down Turkey early on Tuesday morning, March 31st 2015, is seemingly no nearer. The head of the country’s state-run power grid has resigned, taking responsibility for a host of management errors that are now said to… Read more »

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10 of the most dangerous chemicals in the world

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We live in a dangerous world, a world undoubtedly made more dangerous by the presence of toxic and dangerous chemicals. Some toxic substances are found in our natural environment, identified and given a wide berth: others we have created ourselves, these man made chemicals are often useful, but still pose huge risks. Here we take… Read more »

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Why do we recycle?

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Recycling is a term we hear often today, but how many of us know the importance of recycling and the reasons we are continuously told we should do it? Even without taking environmental issues into consideration, recycling would seem a logical and sensible thing to do. In today’s throw away age, these times of austerity,… Read more »

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The World’s Worst Power Cuts

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A recent report highlighted that ‘Severe Economic Consequences’ would hit the UK in the event of a serious power outage. The Royal Academy of Engineering reported that although the likelihood of a power outage in the UK is low, any disruption would cost billions of pounds. The UK was given a taste of such disruption… Read more »

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