politics

Links for March 24th through March 29th

by Mel Starrs on March 30, 2011

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These are my links for March 24th through March 29th: Import and export meters and the feed-in tariff | YouGen Blog | YouGen, Renewable Energy Made Easy – "Getting an official export meter with an MPAN number costs about £70 a year. This means it isn't cost effective for most domestic installations, as the exported […]

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Links for September 22nd through September 28th

by Mel Starrs on September 29, 2010

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These are my links for September 22nd through September 28th: Climate Committee tells government to simplify CRC – 24 Sep 2010 – BusinessGreen.com – “Although a capped scheme could potentially cut overall emissions by 30 per cent by 2017 relative to 2008 levels, the committee warned that there is too much uncertainty over the extent […]

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Links for July 23rd through July 27th

by Mel Starrs on July 28, 2010

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These are my links for July 23rd through July 27th: Worldchanging: Bright Green: Transition Towns or Bright Green Cities? – Read the whole article: “That sort of casual eagerness for the death of others is appalling. Worse, the strategy implicit in this vision of transitioning — that there can be local soft landings in the […]

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Links for April 21st from 16:49 to 17:46

by Mel Starrs on April 24, 2010

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These are my links for April 21st from 16:49 to 17:46: Bring back Victorian values | Architecture | Art and design | The Observer – "A generation of young architects has grown up and been given the opportunity to prove their worth. British architecture was stagnant in the early 90s and now it's not, for […]

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Links for March 19th through March 25th

by Mel Starrs on March 26, 2010

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These are my links for March 19th through March 25th: Climate science: Spin, science and climate change | The Economist – "…the ambiguities of science sit uncomfortably with the demands of politics. Politicians, and the voters who elect them, are more comfortable with certainty. So “six months to save the planet” is more likely to […]

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The politics of sustainability

by Mel Starrs on January 11, 2010

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One would have to be living under a rock (or at least, abroad) not to have noticed that there will be a general election in the UK sometime in the next 6 months. What will this mean for the construction industry? Plenty of speculation about, but not much talk about actual political and economic schools […]

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Links for March 31st through April 6th

by Mel Starrs on April 7, 2009

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These are my links for March 31st through April 6th: Sustainable Design: What Do Europeans Know That We Don’t Know (But Should)?- 3/1/2009 – Building Design & Construction – "The respective roles of regulation and market forces are quite different in Europe from what we expect in the U.S. and Canada. That's one of the […]

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Links for March 8th from 16:38 to 17:37

by Mel Starrs on March 9, 2009

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These are my links for March 8th from 16:38 to 17:37: Government rule changes baffle EPC firms – Building – "At present, assessors who are qualified to use the EPC software sign off data gathered by unqualified field workers, as the law does not explicitly forbid this. The communities department letter said that by the […]

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by mel starrs on November 28, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Home – The British Cartoon Archive – University of Kent – Fantastic social history resource. Past cartoons from most of the major British newspapers. Empire building – What if you built a global design business without a global headquarters? The radical new business model of the 139-year-old Adelaide building design […]

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by mel starrs on November 14, 2008

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What I’ve been reading about: Carbon Dioxide Emissions: 13 Nov 2008: House of Commons debates (TheyWorkForYou.com) – Ed Milliband answers questions on carbon including some on nuclear, runways and coal power stations. From tthe ever useful TheyWorkForYou.

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