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What car-drivers value in 'going electric'

What car-drivers value in 'going electric'

Posted Fri, 20 May 2011 07:37:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Turning the electric car into a realistic solution, to private transport emissions woes, requires a much broader sell than today's 'boutique' e-car offerings. And two new studies offer a potentially rich marketing seam for auto-manufacturers - showing how much buyers will pay for improved features, and how many drivers are 'e-car ready' with their current driving habits.

What car-drivers value in 'going electric'

Authors challenge basis of US environmental education

Authors challenge basis of US environmental education

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 10:08:04 GMT by John Dean

Two American authors have challenged the way schools teach children about the environment and have argued that widespread change is needed. Conservationist Charles Saylan and university life scientist Daniel T. Blumstein, from UCLA, have made their comments in their book The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It).

Authors challenge basis of US environmental education

Current Study Aims to Create New Voluntourism Guidelines

Current Study Aims to Create New Voluntourism Guidelines

Posted Tue, 17 May 2011 09:31:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Study in progress aims to devise new guidelines for voluntourism programs. Voluntourism in its simplest sense is volunteering while traveling. Volunteers in such programs frequently participate in environmental or social welfare projects. But such travel is not necessarily beneficial to local communities, environments, or travelers, researchers and industry professionals have long asserted.

Current Study Aims to Create New Voluntourism Guidelines

10th anniversary for Green Festival in 2011, Chicago event May 14th and 15th

10th anniversary for Green Festival in 2011, Chicago event May 14th and 15th

Posted Sun, 08 May 2011 10:00:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Held on May 14th and 15th, the 2011 Chicago Green Festival is poised for success. Green Festival is a joint project of Green America and Global Exchange, two cutting-edge nonprofits that have been dedicated to furthering environmental and social concerns for nearly 30 years.

10th anniversary for Green Festival in 2011, Chicago event May 14th and 15th

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Posted Sat, 07 May 2011 13:59:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The upcoming Climate Ride bicycle tour will head from New York City to Washington DC from May 13th through the 17th. Connecting two of the most important cities in the US, the five-day ride departs from a Manhattan ferry and ends at an exciting rally held on the steps of the Capitol building in DC.

Cycling for the environment, the 2011 Climate Ride NYC to Washington DC

Songs of Petroleum - the Autobiography of Jan Lundberg, Ecology Activist

Songs of Petroleum - the Autobiography of Jan Lundberg, Ecology Activist

Posted Wed, 04 May 2011 15:52:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

One man's journey from oil industry insider to environmental campaigner. Songs of Petroleum is the autobiography of Jan Lundberg, ecology activist, musician, and the driving force behind the Culture Change website. He has had a fascinating life, being the son of Dan Lundberg, an oil analyst and pioneering TV talk show host, and having been both an oil industry insider and ecology activist fighting against oil corporations

Songs of Petroleum - the Autobiography of Jan Lundberg, Ecology Activist

IOC vows to make sporting venues greener

IOC vows to make sporting venues greener

Posted Tue, 03 May 2011 15:52:01 GMT by Laura Brown

The IOC president pledges to make sporting venues more sustainable and reduce their impact on the environment. 2012 will not only mark the year of the next Olympics, hosted by London, it is also the twentieth anniversary of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, better known as Earth Summit, which set the benchmark for expectations and goals for organisations and governments for climate change and the responsibility for impact on the environment.

IOC vows to make sporting venues greener

Urban Agriculture - the Way of the Future?

Urban Agriculture - the Way of the Future?

Posted Tue, 26 Apr 2011 08:05:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

An Interview with Dr Robert Biel about sustainable agriculture. Dr Robert Biel is an author and academic, who works for University College London and has written about sustainable agriculture. More than that, he practices what he calls ''experimental agriculture'' in his own allotment and with his students.

Urban Agriculture - the Way of the Future?

RecycleMania Wraps Up 11th Annual Recycling Competition at 630 College Campuses

RecycleMania Wraps Up 11th Annual Recycling Competition at 630 College Campuses

Posted Wed, 20 Apr 2011 06:41:01 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

Early April 2011 brought a close to the 11th annual RecycleMania recycling competition, which drew participation from 630 colleges and universities from across the US. 2011 saw more than 91 million lbs of recyclable and organic materials recovered and recycled.

RecycleMania Wraps Up 11th Annual Recycling Competition at 630 College Campuses

Sustainable Style at H&M

Sustainable Style at H&M

Posted Wed, 13 Apr 2011 12:59:00 GMT by Brooke Janssens

This April, Swedish retail store H&M releases their environmental-friendly Conscious Collection, which will feature garments made from sustainable and organic materials. H&M is making strides on adding clothing to people's list of sustainable products. This month the chain is introducing their Conscious Collection; which will feature clothing made from environmental friendly materials.

Sustainable Style at H&M

Support greening our planet on Earth Day 2011

Support greening our planet on Earth Day 2011

Posted Tue, 12 Apr 2011 13:12:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

On 22 April people around the world will celebrate Earth Day 2011 through their own individual acts of green. This year's campaign is focused on reaching a billion different acts to green our world and raise awareness about the importance of the Earth's environment.

Support greening our planet on Earth Day 2011

Animal rights' campaigners want the Grand National banned as two horses die

Animal rights' campaigners want the Grand National banned as two horses die

Posted Mon, 11 Apr 2011 12:00:01 GMT by Laura Brown

Campaigners call for the world famous steeplechase to be banned as two horses die. In soaring temperatures, and in what turned out to be the second fastest race in Grand National history, two horses Ornais and Dooney's Gate died during the race.

Animal rights' campaigners want the Grand National banned as two horses die

Earth Day 2011 - What is your Act of Green?

Earth Day 2011 - What is your Act of Green?

Posted Thu, 31 Mar 2011 17:44:00 GMT by Lucy Brake

Earth Day 2011 is focused on collecting 'A Billion Acts of Green' through each of us completing one simple act of green. By clicking up another 650 acts the school children at the Patriarch Diodoros the 1st School in Amman, Jordan are helping make Earth Day 2001 become the world's largest environmental campaign ever.

Earth Day 2011 - What is your Act of Green?

Going green for charity, Nicki Minaj's bush-y hair

Going green for charity, Nicki Minaj's bush-y hair

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 12:22:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Nicki Minaj literally went green for charity last night (29.03.11), dying her hair to look like a bush. The 'Roman's Revenge' rapper attended the 'Christie's Green Auction: A Bid To Save The Earth' event in New York with her hair sculpted to resemble a tall shrubbery and dyed half green, half white. She rounded off the look with a black leotard, tights and boots coupled with pink lipstick.

Going green for charity, Nicki Minaj's bush-y hair

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Posted Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:03:00 GMT by David Hewitt

The Earth Times sees small-scale sustainable living in action on a tour of the Earthship in Brighton. To look at, blended into the surrounding nature through exposed timbers and dried-mud walls, the Earthship looks like it would be more at home in Middle Earth than where it actually is, just a stone's throw from one of Britain's hippest coastal cities.

Tapping into the potential of Europe's greenest home

Woody Harrelson praises Canada's green lifestyle

Woody Harrelson praises Canada's green lifestyle

Posted Tue, 29 Mar 2011 13:20:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Woody Harrelson likes working in Canada because it's more ''eco-conscious'' than the US. The veteran 'Kingpin' actor is directing his second play in Toronto, ‘Bullet for Adolf', and said he loves working there as people are much more actively involved with the green initiatives he supports.

Woody Harrelson praises Canada's green lifestyle

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The Global Green Economy Index 2014

Posted Wed, 29 Oct 2014 02:43:17 GMT by Dave Armstrong

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Organic foods have lots to give

Posted Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:57:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Power, and less energy, to the people

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Reviewing transition agricultural practice

Posted Tue, 27 May 2014 06:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Forming better soils, gardens and farms

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Top environmental news stories this week: 28th October 2011

Posted Fri, 28 Oct 2011 18:55:00 GMT by Laura Brown

World Water Week : 26th - 31st August

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products Are A Must

Posted Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:36:02 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

The environmental news this week: October 7th 2011

Posted Fri, 07 Oct 2011 14:00:01 GMT by Laura Brown

A new hope for aquaculture, eco-clean fish farms

Posted Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:00:00 GMT by Ksenya Kopilovsky

Enrich Your Garden: Compost

Posted Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:10:03 GMT by Michael Thal

Pamela Anderson campaigns for animal rights in Israel

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 12:56:00 GMT by Louise Saunders

Sandra Bullock and Demi Lovato make $1 million Japan donations

Posted Fri, 18 Mar 2011 14:42:00 GMT by Andy Tillett

Paul McCartney lends support to anti-cosmetic testing

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 13:38:02 GMT by Louise Saunders

Art and the environment - are they intangibly entwined?

Posted Wed, 07 Mar 2012 14:27:38 GMT by Claire Dunn