Community Energy conference in Manchester: Onshore wind competitive, but held back by regulatory resistance

What will incumbents do? According to Max Wakefield, the lead campaigner for British climate charity 10:10, “they’re there to protect their market share.” Wakefield, who has been running 10:10’ s Blown Away campaign – which seeks to overcome government hostility to onshore wind – said that incumbents can be expected to fight dirty, to buy... Continue Reading →

Mundane epiphany #94 on the thesis

I am walking around the park pretty much every morning now, with my backpack (weights, books) and journal articles in hand. And things are coming together on this (though they probably could have earlier. So it goes).   And two mundane epiphanies that will mean nothing to anyone except me and my supervisors (who I assume... Continue Reading →

Boxer’s disease

"Boxer could not get beyond the letter D. He would trace out A, B, C, D in the dust with his great hoof, and then would stand staring at the letters with his ears back, sometimes shaking his forelock, trying with all his might to remember what came next and never succeeding. On several occasions,... Continue Reading →

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