What is the real cost of the Internet? It’s the electricity consumed in storing data and transmitting it all over the world. If you want to know how to do something about it in your own life, follow this link.
Wise words from Garden Organic Even if you don’t remember the drought of 1976, you are probably aware of the current water shortages across England. With the forecast due for a dry July, here below are some tips for the … Continued
India is in the midst of a toilet-building frenzy, the government has set aside $20bn (£15bn) for the health initiative and aims to stop people having to defecate in the open by 2019. One social enterprise in one of India’s … Continued
Southill Solar Farm has just received planning permission and hopes to be operating by July 2016. It will be one of the very few community-owned solar farms in the UK. As well as the panels, there will be a wildflower … Continued
“It’s possible to rehabilitate large-scale damaged ecosystems.” Environmental film maker John D. Liu documents large-scale ecosystem restoration projects in China, Africa, South America and the Middle East, highlighting the enormous benefits for people and planet of undertaking these efforts globally.
Highlights from the Guardian awards:- Cafeology, farming coffee in Guatemala in a way that protects the rainforest, encourages migrating birds and improves the growers’ livelihood. Ikea (yes, that Ikea) investing €1.5 billion in renewable energy equipment, and buying cotton from sustainable … Continued