The full annotated log of my series of exchanges on solar in the Guardian.
Archive for March, 2010
“I wish to make nine points in my response to George Monbiot’s latest round in our disagreement about the importance of solar photovoltaics (PV) and the UK government’s upcoming feed-in tariffs”. So I write in the Guardian.
Jeremy Rifkin’s book The Empathic Civilisation shows that the disconnect between our vision for the world and our ability to realize that vision lies in the current state of human consciousness. The very way our brains are structured disposes us to a way of feeling, thinking, and acting in the world that is no longer entirely relevant to the new environments we have created for ourselves.” (more…)
George Monbiot’s attack on solar energy and the government’s “cash-back” solar photovoltaic (PV) market-building scheme paints a distorted picture of the industry I work in, and government policy towards it (Are we really going to let ourselves be duped into this solar panel rip-off?, 2 March). So I argue in the Guardian.