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Frack off!

Hastings local residents have launched their new campaign, Don’t Frack With Sussex, to challenge the climate change strategy of the Rt Hon Amber Rudd, their MP and Secretary of State for Climate Change and Energy. Zelly Restorick reports.

The People's March

Join the people’s march for the climate

On 29 November, the People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs will be taking place in London on the eve of the crucial Paris climate change conference. Around the world people will gather together to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. Transition Town Hastings members invite you to travel with them to London to take part.

Balcombe protest Photo Zelly Restorick

Fracking, fossil fuels and the future

There’s a new anti-fracking/pro-renewables group of local creatives called ‘Don’t Frack With Sussex’, who are carrying out creative actions in the run up to the Paris Climate Change talks. Posted by HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Save Our Solar Photo FOTE

Save Our Solar

Here’s a message received from Friends of the Earth this morning, about the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change and our local MP, Amber Rudd’s plans to cut solar support. HOT’s Zelly Restorick passes on the message.

Transition Town Hastings

Saving solar

Transition Town Hastings have circulated a request to sign a petition asking the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to urgently review the current approach to the solar feed-in tariff, which it plans to drastically cut.

Anti-fracker, Vivienne Westwood Photo ZR

Fracking risk to SSSIs

Posted 10:11 Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015 In: Energy Wise Tags: , , ,
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Solar Impulse 5 day non-stop flight

The latest update from the solar powered plane, Solar Impulse and her pioneering pilots, Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg, is a second attempt to fly from Japan to Hawaii. Five days and five nights non-stop air-time. This will be the longest leg of their Round The World mission to promote clean energy. HOT’s Zelly Restorick celebrates the new technology and the beautiful brains of the team behind it’s creation.

Posted 14:56 Wednesday, Jun 24, 2015 In: Energy Wise Tags: , , ,
Photo : Solar Impulse Flickr page

Solar-powered flight becomes reality

A solar-powered plane with the wingspan of a Jumbo Jet, weighing no more than a family car, has today landed in Japan on its way to Hawaii. Solar Impulse is a first in aviation history, has already broken records for staying in the air – and although we’re still a long way from replacing current passenger planes with solar-powered ones, this is an amazing, pioneeringly innovative step in the right direction of a clean, renewable energy future. HOT’s Zelly Restorick spreads the word about alternative energy sources that are clean and sustainable.

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