I am a fan of Cloughjordan, and it's interesting to see this update in the grauniad. Could do better - we all could - but I admire their efforts and learning curve.
It's a reminder that many C02 schemes are based on public money, and stop working when the money ends. Raising the question, if we are all to live something like this, who will pay for it?
Few of us will want to live like the amish, but if it came to that and we had to, the model is here.