Category Archives: James Reed

The future is now…

A couple of stories caught my eye this week. The first, in the US Sewage Could Provide Fuel of the Future. The second, in the UK sewage is providing the fuel of the present. OK, so that isn’t really a … Continue reading

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Online short course on hydrogen energy

Hydrogen energy and related technologies have the potential to play a large role in our future energy supplies and systems. As part of the Low Carbon Research Institute’s (LCRI) Welsh Energy Sector Training (WEST) project, the University of South Wales … Continue reading

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UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards 2014

At the University of South Wales, our Sustainable Environment Research Centre is home to the Wales Centre of Excellence for Anaerobic Digestion. We are proud to have been shortlisted for the 2014 UK AD & Biogas Industry Awards in two … Continue reading

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The beautiful complexity of climate

The statistician George Box said that ‘essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful’. Depending on your point of view it is all too easy to get stuck up on the first part of that statement, ‘all models are … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability

At the beginning of the week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a report carried out by it’s working group 2 titled, Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. In this report they detail the risks that have arisen … Continue reading

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Water, water, everywhere?

‘Nor any drop to drink’ as the Rime of the Ancient Mariner goes and that’s the lede to this post on water scarcity and energy. Perhaps a strange subject if you are currently in the UK and the in South … Continue reading

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2013: A world record year for wind energy in Denmark

The Danish electricity transmission system operator Energinet.dk has reported that on average, wind power supplied 1/3rd of the energy demand for the country in 2013. At times during the year Denmark’s wind energy production exceeded the national demand, peaking on … Continue reading

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