Geography @ Stretford
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Geography @ Stretford
Extended reading from the Geography Department at Stretford High School, Manchester, UK. Aimed primarily at our students but also a space for wider geographical debate about our ever changing planet.
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UK prepares for solar eclipse impact on electricity grid

UK prepares for solar eclipse impact on electricity grid | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
Event expected to trigger huge downturn in power demand as people go outside to watch, as well as sudden removal of solar power from electricity supply
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World's first lagoon power plants unveiled in UK

World's first lagoon power plants unveiled in UK | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
Plans to generate electricity from the world's first series of tidal lagoons are unveiled in the UK, with sites proposed in Wales, Somerset and Cumbria.
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You Think You Know How Much We Depend On Fossil Fuels, But You Have No Idea

You Think You Know How Much We Depend On Fossil Fuels, But You Have No Idea | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
300 years of fossil fuels in 300 seconds. Caution: brainsplosions likely.
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Tracking the development of fossil fuel use, globalisation and development across 300 with sensible suggestion for future sustainable growth.

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UK energy mix: Where does our power come from?

UK energy mix: Where does our power come from? | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
We are using more and more sources of energy to provide power in the UK, but what are they and how have they changed over time?
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Renewable energy poised to overtake nuclear in the UK - environment - 24 February 2015 - New Scientist

Renewable energy poised to overtake nuclear in the UK - environment - 24 February 2015 - New Scientist | Geography @ Stretford | Scoop.it
Surge in wind power sees share of electricity from renewable sources double between 2010 and 2013, driving down carbon emissions
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