On this page David Townsend posts short articles inspired by his experience and research of the energy sector and climate agenda.

A reflection on my placement with Town Rock Energy

Sooooo, I thought I’d write a reflection about my thoughts from my week in Edinburgh with David Townsend and share it with ya’ll 🙂 In February 2015 I spent a week working with David within renewable energy, specifically geothermal energy. David has started his own company, it is the first…

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The GREAT Energy Summit

Two weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend The GREAT Energy Summit in Prague, organised by UK Trade & Investment and the British Embassy in the Czech Republic to catalyse collaboration between British and Central & Eastern European (CEE) companies. The event was largely a showcase of the major…

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The Negative Feedback of Flying

Last week I attended the GREAT Energy summit in Prague, which required me to fly from Aberdeen to Prague via Schiphol. The journey over was far from perfect, but my travel disruptions triggered an abstract insight into one of the many feedback mechanisms of anthropogenic climate change. I was first…

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Geothermal and Climate Change

– Originally published in The Geographer, the Royal Scottish Geographical Society magasine summer 2014 edition. My name is David Townsend and I am a geologist, entrepreneur and climate change activist. I have a 2:1 degree in BSc (Honours) Geology from the University of St Andrews, and I’ve started a geothermal…

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