It’s Energy Saving Week

by Tracy Stokes October 22, 2007 Energy Saving

If every week isn’t already energy saving week at your house, then this is the week to start. The Energy Saving Trust is holding its annual Energy Saving Week (Monday 22nd to Sunday 28th October 2007) and is looking for commitments to a saving of 20% from all and sundry. Find out where you feature […]

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Until the Day is Done/Planet in Peril

by Tracy Stokes October 21, 2007 Climate Change

The amazing REM’s new song Until the Day is Done accompanies the trailer of CNN’s new documentary Planet in Peril. Watch the full documentary on CNN International on Wednesday 24th & Thursday 25th October at 13.00 & 19.00 GMT. “There’s literally one species that holds the cards. It’s our species, human beings, that controls the […]

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Getting your head around: getting around by public transport

by Tracy Stokes October 19, 2007 Responsible Transport

If you’re used to getting about by car, the idea of switching to public transport may seem like too much hard work. Figuring out what trains and buses go from where to where, and how to connect between the different forms of transport can be time consuming, and for some, darn right tedious. And it’s […]

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Powering a Green Business: a Good Energy film

by Tracy Stokes October 19, 2007 EcoEnergy

A family home and business are powered by the wind. Advertisement: Reduce your CO2 footprint by as much as 2 tonnes/year & save up to £150 on your energy bills.

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EcoLinking – 18 October 2007

by Tracy Stokes October 18, 2007 Uncategorised

Some links to share: Open Source: The Sustainable Business Model at 21st Century Citizen What No Impact feels like after ten months at No Impact Man How to build a free wood-burner at off-grid The Paradox of Al Gore at DeSmogBlog 5 Reasons Why Slow Travel Beats Going On Vacation at Brave New Traveler How […]

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Permaculture: what is it and what can it do for you?

by Tracy Stokes October 17, 2007 Permaculture

The term “permaculture” was coined in 1978 by Bill Mollison, an Australian ecologist, and one of his students, David Holmgren. It is a contraction of “permanent agriculture” or “permanent culture” and involves the harmonious integration of landscape and people to provide food, energy, shelter, and other material and non-material needs in a sustainable way. The […]

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Energy Plant

by Tracy Stokes October 16, 2007 EcoArt

Aleksandar Rodic is a young Serbian artist who looks at his work as a blend of art, design and engineering. Energy Plant is a combination of nature and technology intended to show the beauty of renewable energy sources. It was awarded with the first prize at the AWEA wind power conference in Pittsburgh. This work […]

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