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Weston Super Mare, Somerset, United Kingdom
Hello and welcome to my blog. My name is Robin Whitlock. I am a freelance journalist with a special interest in environmental issues and renewable energy. I have numerous published articles to my credit and write regularly for a number of renewable energy websites. I am also a writer for Renewable Energy Magazine and a sub-editor for Renewable Energy Focus. I am currently based in Bristol, UK. Besides renewable energy and green issues I have a wide variety of other interests which includes World War 2, mythology and folklore, gardening, railways and lots more besides. You can also reach me on either of my two email addresses, which are: robinwhitlock66@hotmail.com and robinwhitlock1966@gmail.com Thanks!

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Hire Me!! - Freelance Journalist specializing in environmental issues and renewable energy
Writer for Renewable Energy Magazine
Sub-editor for Renewable Energy Focus
Contributor to Holmes Digital Media websites (Solar Guide, Renewables Guide, Boiler Guide, Builder Guide)
Contributor to Cleversolar blog and Find Energy Savings
Published in numerous national magazines
See below for writing samples

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

The Deadbeat Poets

I also do music reviews, and hoping to increase this area of my writing. So far I've linked up with indie-music.com and here's a review I wrote for them recently, on the subject of the Deadbeat Poets:
http://www.indie-music.com/bands/comment.php?mode=view_comments&type=band&band_id=10029&template=script_comment.tpl

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Business as usual is not an option says the Jevons Paradox

Published on Searchwarp this evening, my explanation of the Jevons Paradox and what it says about attempts to solve climate change and oil depletion through waste reduction and energy efficiency programmes.

http://searchwarp.com/swa700658-Spitting-In-The-Wind-Why-Energy-Efficiency-Wont-Solve-Climate-Change-On-Their.htm

Proud to be a graduate: A note to society, you can't kick us into the gutter that easily

I seem to be getting rather angry of late, not surprising when you consider how many of us graduates have been treated badly by the government and the business leaders who promised us good jobs after graduation. So I wrote this article about it. Worthy of a potential columnist perhaps?

http://searchwarp.com/swa700584-Proud-To-Be-A-Graduate-A-Note-To-Society-You-Cant-Kick-Us-Into-The-Gutter-That.htm

Friday, 11 February 2011

A wee solution to traffic pollution

Scientists at Heriot-Watt university are developing fuel cells designed to extract hydrogen from human waste. It could be the energy solution we've long been looking for.

Available on Ask The Experts from February 2011
http://asktheexperts.org.uk/a-wee-solution-to-traffic-pollution2.html

Bear Necessities

The US government has just given protected status to polar bear habitats in Alaska, but neither the oil industry nor Alaskan politicians like it one bit.

Available on Ask The Experts:
http://asktheexperts.org.uk/bear-necessities.html