Powering up to zero

December 2010
New Internationalist;Dec2010, Issue 438, p14
The article discusses Great Britain's Centre for Alternative Technology and its campaign "Zero Carbon Britain 2030." Strategies for curbing climate change include transitioning public transport from oil to electric energy, reducing airline travel, and reforming agricultural land use. The author suggests that climate change is a product of the global economic system. Sustainable biomass, renewable technologies, and fossil fuel reduction in the Maldives' are also discussed.


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