Recycling is a green mantra, but is being given a new twist. Rather than build a solar farm on virgin, scenic, or agricultural land, why not site it on polluted land? It’s being done in California’s San Juaquin Valley. Transmission is nearby, there’s little wildlife impact, and few objections.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.