The Cleve Hill Solar Park proposal is huge in more ways than one. The parent companies, Hive and Wirsol, have a lot of expertise, time and cash. They've spent years concocting their plans - and the 5000 page application shows the depth and breadth of this work. So, we're facing an uphill battle, a herculean... Continue Reading →
In a democracy you can have a voice by voting, but you have to register. It's the same with the National Infrastructure Planning process - you can have a voice, but you have to register. During the summer of 2019 there will be an 'Examination' held by the government's Planning Inspectorate. It's like a public... Continue Reading →
A recent Vice.com article points out that cleaner technology is essential if we are to have any long term future, but it's only one piece of a transition with potential to restructure our planet-ravaging economic system. The article asks people to think about what the world might look like if we'd all stopped arguing about... Continue Reading →
From Carol Donaldson, a well known Environmental Consultant and published author, an article that shows how vital North Kent Farms are to the wildlife in the area. Note the reference to Oare Marshes which are right next door to Graveney, Nagden and Cleve Marshes. I can report that numbers of fledged lapwing chicks from North... Continue Reading →
If you haven't yet read all 2,303 pages of the PEIR, then here are 46 easy-to-access snippets of content from the 'Volume IIA Figures' report.
The human eye can see much more than the camera, which is why many of the images that developers have used do not do the landscape any justice at all. So we commissioned some drone footage to more clearly the scale and beauty of the site.
The developers are keen to point at the Industrial Strategy and the Clean Growth Strategy. But hang on! This is supposed to be a green initiative isn't it? Find out why the developers have not information about the government's 25 Year Green plan.
Sunday 17th June is the World Day to Combat Desertification organised by the United Nations. Unbelievably this is relevant to the UK because the land below the solar panels will be starved of sunlight and rainfall and dried out due to something called PVHI.