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  • What’s your carbon footprint?

    Over the past 30 years, the UK has become measurably hotter, wetter and sunnier. 2020 was the UK’s third warmest year on record as well as the 5th wettest and the 8th sunniest. It’s the first year to be in the top ten in all three categories. The UK could see temperatures reaching above 40 […]

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  • Wood pellet deliveries could be affected by driver shortages

    Wood pellet deliveries could be affected by the huge loss of lorry drivers throughout the UK. Industry chiefs have warned that the UK is facing an autumn of delivery delays because of a loss of up to 100,000 lorry drivers as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and Brexit. This might threaten the lead times […]

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  • Keep Woodlets bags out of landfill – two FREE ways to recycle…

    In our mission to keep Woodlets bags out of landfill and to help you recycle your plastic, Woodlets has come up with an easier used-bag recycling return scheme. As well as our free, post-back service you can now drop off at your nearest DHL Service Point. Fill it. Seal it. Send it. 1. Simply put […]

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  • How will we replace our gas boilers?

    78% of all UK C02 levels are to be reduced by 2035 – is this deliverable? It’s a great idea but where is the plan? And how will it affect our daily lives?  The detail policies have not yet been published, so we are waiting to find out the new heating and building strategy and […]

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  • Do we need a Pollution Tax?

    The Green Homes Grant (GHG) scheme has been abandoned just six months after its launch. Boris Johnson’s promise to ‘build back greener’ had offered household grants of £5,000 – £10,000 to install insulation and low-carbon heating. The scheme was slow, bureaucratic and poorly administrated. Johnson and Rishi Sunak seem to have little or no interest […]

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  • Comment: the biomass heat industry and electricity producers are very different…

    If biomass has a ‘carbon debt’ that is measured between 1 – 50 years (depending upon whom you believe), then fossil fuels have a carbon debt of infinity years. Fossil fuel burning is a net permanent addition of carbon to the atmosphere (or the wider biosphere).  This is the baseline against which all sustainable energies […]

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