SOLAR POWER FROM SAHARAN SUN COULD PROVIDE EUROPE’S ELECTRICITY

How’s this for fascinating? An area the size of Wales in the vast expanse of the Saraha could one day generate enough solar energy to supply all Europe's electricity, said Arnulf Jaeger-Walden of the European Commission's Institute for Energy.  Scientists are calling for a huge series of solar farms to be built. Guardian 23.7.08

NEVER HEAT IN PLASTIC

Some useful info I found recently on plastics which reiterates what I always say about storing food. Always choose glass if you can, and certainly never heat food in plastic containers – remove it and put it in glass or ceramic pans instead. “Especially don’t store acidic foods in plastic, either. If they are scratched …

WiFi Protection

I recently read an interesting article on this from Nicola Summers on the Natural Nutrition website. I hope she doesn’t mind, but I have picked up a few interesting bits to share with you. Many of you know how I feel about this ubiquitous electromagnetic field. Nicola quite rightly compares it with passive smoking – …

Best Fish

There is a real hierarchy developing with fish. To reiterate what I’ve said before, your order of choice should be   wild, sustainable (preferably line-caught) fish, then organically farmed, followed by farmed fish   “Aha” you say. “But how do I know what is wild or sustainably farmed in my local shop?” Well, good question. …