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FootprintWire 13.11.12

Today’s green news: Movements of stunt kites used to harness power

Will Hutton calls for a reform of water companies, in The Guardian.

Extreme climate change led to decline of Mayan civilisation, in Nature.

Government plans to subsidise biomass power generation as environmental campaigners produce report claiming biomass is ‘dirtier than coal’, here.

And finally… German scientists believe using a kite for power generation could produce the same energy as 20 wind turbines, on The Engineer.

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