Freezing winters, scorching heatwaves, flash floods and gale-force winds – these are the new normal for weather in the UK and across the planet, making it increasingly hard to ignore the problems of climate change. These extreme weather events are only going to get worse as the years continue, unless the world wakes up and begins taking serious widespread steps to bring about a decline in emissions and slow the rise of the planet’s temperature. And one family company in Livingston is hoping to play a big part in that – in a bid to ensure a future for their children and the generations that follow. Steven Bell from Install Solar, a family-based company in Livingston providing solar panels to homes across Scotland, said “it may sound corny, but I do this so my children can have children.” Steve is one of a new breed of entrepreneurs looking to push green energy solutions and move the world away from fossil fuels.
Scotsman 21st Aug 2019 read more »