The Way Forward – Offshore Wind

A huge offshore wind farm with 300 turbines, each taller than the Gherkin skyscraper in London, has been given the goahead. Greg Clerk, the business secretary, gave planning permission to the Homsea wind project, which will sit 55 miles off the Yorkshire coast and become the world’s biggest marinetbased wind farm. When completed, the Hornsea…






Fukushima – The truth will out – yet again

‘Radioactive contamination in the seabed off the Fukushima coast is hundreds of times above pre.2011 levels, while contamination in local rivers is up to 200 times higher than ocean sediment, according to results from Greenpeace japan survey work released on july 21. Ai Kashiwagi, Energy Campaigner at Greenpeace japan, said: “These river samples were taken…