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About Joshua S Hill

Joshua S Hill I'm a Christian, a nerd, a geek, and I believe that we're pretty quickly directing planet-Earth into hell in a handbasket! I also write for Fantasy Book Review (.co.uk), and can be found writing articles for a variety of other sites. Check me out at about.me for more.

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The UK Surpasses 1,000 Coal-Free Hours In 2018

July 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The UK's dwindling interest in coal-fired power has long been known, but it looks like the effects of the country's coal phase-out are going to hit a monumental peak in 2018 as the country has surpassed 1,000 hours without using coal already in 2018. 

London’s Lost Rivers Could Provide Heating & Cooling Using Heat Pumps

July 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

A thought experiment published recently by London-based climate charity 10:10 Climate Action raises the question of whether the many lost rivers of London could again become the lifeblood of one of the world's Great Cities by using heat pumps to provide low cost, low carbon heating and cooling. 

Tidal Lagoon Power Describes UK BEIS Ruling As “Manifest Distortion Of The Truth”

July 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

UK tidal power company Tidal Lagoon Power has this week struck back at the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, saying that its recent decision not to support the 320 megawatt (MW) Swansea Tidal Lagoon project in Wales and its statement on tidal lagoons as a whole was "designed to mislead" and was "a manifest distortion of the truth."

Total Completes Majority Acquisition Of Direct Energie

July 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

French multinational oil and gas giant Total has successfully acquired a majority acquisition of French electricity utility Direct Energie in a move which was announced in April of this year and is intended to fast-track Total's expansion into the French and Belgium electricity and gas markets. 

UK Sets Public Sector Emissions Reduction Target Of 43%

July 9th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The UK Government last week announced it will stretch its public sector greenhouse gas emissions reduction target to 43% by 2019 to 2020 based on 2009 to 2010 levels in a move the government hopes will result in £340 million in savings. 

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