Category: Science

How Bad is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin and Energy Use There is a lot of chat about Bitcoin and electricity use at the moment with many sources quoting that Bitcoin uses “More than all the worlds solar panels create” or “more than XX country”. Whilst I am not defending bitcoin… Continue Reading “How Bad is Bitcoin?”

“Climate Change: Law Used as Stick to Beat Government” BBC-Headline.

Really not sure what the @bbcnews are implying with this headline and story? The law is not “being used as a stick”, the law is attempting to be upheld against actions that break it. Environmentalists are not “hounding the government”, they are taking fair… Continue Reading ““Climate Change: Law Used as Stick to Beat Government” BBC-Headline.”

Fireworks

I don’t really like fireworks. This would once have been a fairly unpopular opinion but it seems more and more people are feeling the same. It’s not for any one reason but the wastefulness of the whole event bothers me. A fireworks display typically… Continue Reading “Fireworks”

What are we doing with our electrical items?

Post originally written for Sellbroke. The UK produces a massive amount of electrical waste, around 1 million tonnes to be exact. Per person that doesn’t seem like very much, especially if we recycle what we use. This would be quite correct but the problem… Continue Reading “What are we doing with our electrical items?”

I’m back!

So it has been a long time and 3 jobs since I last blogged on this site. I have been doing a lot of commission work lately and have been regularly contributing to the excellent magazine “New Nature“. where I am also a volunteer… Continue Reading “I’m back!”

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