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Thursday 10th September 2015

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Scotland | Primary school | Ross and Cromarty | off-grid | renewable energy
Read the article: Remote school with just five pupils needs a new teacher Use the article to answer the following questions: Where is Scoraig? How can people travel to Scoraig from the 'outside world'? What facilities exist in the settlement? Read more...

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Thursday 16th July 2015

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renewable energy | solar power | energy | energy effeciency | Wales
 Read the article in the Guardian newspaper: Britain's first 'energy positive' house opens in Wales   Where is the energy positive house located? How long did the house take to build? Why is this new house referred to as energy positive? Read more...

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Wednesday 17th December 2014

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Greenpeace | Renewable energy | Peru | Protest
The students should read the BBC news article and watch the video concerning a recent Greenpeace protest in Peru. Background The 20th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol took place from 1 to 14 December in Lima, Peru. About Read more...

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