This is really great news! According to the BBC News today, the National Trust has revealed a plan to generate half of its power from renewable sources by 2020.
A respected organisation demonstrating the kind of leadership that the urgency of climate change demands. And doubly super that it is an organisation people closely associate with conservation. They clearly realise that climate change presents an incredible threat to our natural and built heritage.
We have already seen over the last 12 months in Dorset the number of coastal landslips massively increase because of our increasingly stormy weather, and the amount of flooding increase. Weather extremes, rising temperatures, and migrating diseases (for plants and animals) will all affect our natural landscape, as will fracking and shale gas extraction if we don’t reduce our demand for fossil fuels…
Read more: www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-22189743.
For more information on your renewable energy options at home and here in Dorset visit: www.letsgetenergized.co.uk/energy.