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Why did these architects become full-time climate change activists?

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'Win' and 'lose' lists of factors influencing climate change that are within our remit in this country should surely include in the plus column the rapid development of wind and solar power, the improving viability of electric vehicles and the revolutionary development of - and fast conversion to - LED lighting. In the minus column there's the shameful record of our democratically elected representatives in failing to legislate for refurb rather than demolish-and-build, the bungling (in England rather than Scotland) of the steady development of railway electrification, and worldwide the disappointing and worrying delay in developing effective large scale energy storage techniques to complement wind power, the slow development of hydrogen power technology, the continuing heavy pollution from aircraft and ships, and the failure to develop safe and economical nuclear power technology.

Posted date

19 May, 2019

Posted time

11:12 am

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