Alternative Energy 2018

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"British shale gas companies have said domestic fracking will finally begin in earnest in 2018, after another year passed without serious progress amid strong opposition. Industry figures said next year would be crucial for the sector, as companies start the process of hydraulic fracturing to extract gas trapped underground in shale rock..."

Oh Deer

"Since 2012, Erie County landowners have signed 354 oil/gas leases to 12 different gas developers as of Feb. 2016. They are just waiting for the price of natural gas to recover and fracking companies to move in."

Give em an inch .. .


No seeds were lost  ...



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Windmills & Broflakes

"You are not special. You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You are the same organic and decaying matter as everyone else."

"...The internet is probably the nastiest technological invention in the history of mankind because it does not just kill but tortures poor souls who fall for its charms...

I speak for millions of old folk who find computers alien beings and push button telephone options an abomination invented by grasping executives...

Also in my sights are the politically correct and the dangerous environmental lobby who are still making idiots of politicians..."



""Straight male offended by any feminist or ethnic activity which is not directly designed for him."You can probably think of someone who this may apply to."

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Grain & Groan

"The first-ever shipment of Russian gas to the UK looks likely to head straight back out on another ship, disproving Moscow’s claims that Britain will be reliant on it for supplies this winter.  National Grid confirmed that gas from a Russian field targeted by US sanctions had been delivered by a Russian icebreaker to storage facilities at the Isle of Grain in Kent on Thursday night...

"A spokesperson for National Grid said the gas had not entered the national network of pipelines that supplies homes and businesses...

"The icebreaker set off earlier this month from the  Yaml LNG project in the Russian Arctic, a gas field that is jointly owned by the Russian gas producer Novatek, the state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation and the French oil firm Total....

"Ineos, owner of the Forties pipeline system, said this week the crack had been repaired and normal operation would resume “around the new year”.

UK gas prices have since fallen back down to normal levels, and Cox said the real story was not Russian gas but imports from Belgium."


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Rise & Shine

"Why could a woman not publish under her own name? What was life like for women living in the UK in the 19th Century? What circumstances would also give rise to a child being found abandoned in a city in the 18th Century, as Heathcliff was?"

"Angria and the Angrians."

Rolling ...

"2018 offers us both the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK, and the 200th anniversary of Emily Bronte's birth, so it feels poignant to begin the year on the topic of prejudice.

Emily Bronte, whose extraordinary novel Wuthering Heights has stirred the world for over 150 years, published her work under an androgynous pseudonym: Ellis Bell..."

Ah, so ...

recycling some olde rubbish ;-0

Mind over matter.