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2016-08-10 20:26:26    

https://www.theguardian.com/...anuscript-for-a-hundred-years

Mitchell is the second contributor to the Scottish artis... Paterson’s Future Library project, for which 1,000 tre... years ago in Oslo’s Nordmarka forest. Starting with Ma... last year handed over the manuscript of a text called Sc... year for the next 100 years an author will deliver a pie...

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2013-03-14 07:25:44     #Climatefairness: the triple injustice facing low-income households | Joseph Rowntree Foundation

http://www.jrf.org.uk/bl.../climatefairness-triple-injustice

In a new report, Simon Roberts outlines why poor househo...
The poorest fifth of the population have already signifi ...
So why is it they are carrying more of the burden of cut ...
Based on detailed analysis of the Government's own figur ...
So lower in

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2014-01-04 18:14:14     A dictionary compiled in tyre shop in 30 years | ePaper | DAWN.COM

http://epaper.dawn.com/DetailImage.php?...

DERA GHAZI KHAN: At a worl(place dealing with Arabic and... Saudi Arabia, one day Akbar Makhmoor started with the Se... and its definition in Urdu and Seraiki. Now, after almos...
He has never been to a college or a university. A tyre r ...
`One doesn`

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2016-12-24 08:09:57     About - Our World In Data

https://ourworldindata.org/about/

Our World in Data (OWID) is an online publication that s... conditions are changing. The aim is to give a global ove...
Our World in Data communicates this empirical knowledge ...
through data visualizations – charts and maps.
by presenting the acade

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2014-03-11 20:49:14     About « The Restart Project

http://therestartproject.org/about/

The Restart Project is a London-based social enterprise ... empowers people to use their electronics longer, by lear... repair and maintenance skills.
Through community and workplace events we create engagin ...
Electronic waste is one of the fastest gr

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2014-01-10 18:33:43     After seeing this graph, you’ll never look at your refrigerator the same way again

http://www.washingtonpost.com/...gerator-the-same-way-again/

Electricity consumption - Todd Moss
Todd Moss, vice president and senior fellow at the Cente ...
"I know I live an energy-intensive lifestyle," he writes ...

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2013-02-19 07:45:23     Arctic Death Spiral Bombshell: CryoSat-2 Confirms Sea Ice Volume Has Collapsed | ThinkProgress

http://thinkprogress.org/...ea-ice-volume-has-collapsed/?...

The sharp drop in Arctic sea ice area has been matched b... but equally sharp, drop in sea ice thickness. The combin... a collapse in total sea ice volume — to one fifth of i...
Arctic sea ice volume in 1000s of cubic kilometers (via ...

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2011-09-12 11:26:44     Arctic sea ice is melting at its fastest pace in almost 40 years | Environment | The Guardian

http://www.guardian.co.uk/...tic-ice-melting-at-fastest-pace

This year, both the North-west and North-east passages w...
Last month, the 74,000-tonne STI Heritage tanker passed ...
The north-east sea route, which links the Atlantic to th ...
Further evidence of dramatic change in the Arctic came l ...
... ear (20

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2013-10-29 13:46:49     ▶ Vinay Gupta shares his vision of a rural future - YouTube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?...

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2013-02-11 20:41:11     BBC News - Less is more: Simple living in small spaces

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16348594

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2014-03-04 10:39:51     BBC News - The Indian sanitary pad revolutionary

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-26260978

Jugaad is an Indian word that means ingenious improvisat... scarce resources - or necessity is the mother of inventi... more grassroots innovations:

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2009-10-30 15:14:37     Betavine - Blog - Sustainability blog

http://www.betavine.net/bvportal/blog/view.html?...

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2014-02-02 21:35:43     British Isles in 2100 by JaySimons on deviantART

http://jaysimons.deviantart.com/...h-Isles-in-2100-315945336

British Isles in 2100 by JaySimons
:iconjaysimons:
British Isles in 2100by JaySimons
Digital Art / Drawings & Paintings / Other©2012-2014 Ja ...
... Belfast have become new capitals of Britain and Ireland.

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2013-03-29 21:28:15     Can Technology End Poverty? - Susan Davis - Harvard Business Review

http://blogs.hbr.org/.../can_technology_end_poverty.html?...

If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us ... Advances have indeed made a huge difference in the lives...
The organization I'm part of, BRAC, is known for going t ...
But I'm hardly a naysayer when it comes to tech. I agree ...
The trick i

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2013-03-13 09:41:13     Can Wind, Water and Sunlight Power New York by 2050? - NYTimes.com

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/...power-new-york-by-2050/

A group of scientists and energy analysts has laid out a... New York State could, in theory, eliminate its use of fo... nuclear power — including for transportation — by 20... charts the contributions played by improved efficiency a... renewable e

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2009-11-14 17:12:10     Carbon Footprint - What Is A Carbon Footprint?

http://www.carbonfootprint.com/carbonfootprint.html

A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact our activi...
The carbon footprint is a measurement of all greenhouse ...
Breakdown of a typical person's carbon footprint
The pie chart above shows the main elements which
... we buy the more emissions wil

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2009-10-30 15:16:30     Carbon.to - Carbon so you can understand it

http://carbon.to/about

In everyday life we encounter more and more carbon dioxi...
Convert between a CO2 amount to other units as cups of t ...
Compare between two different emissions, for instance ho ...
Use our API to convert CO2 to a more understandable numb ...
Our carbon

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2014-05-18 09:11:30     Climate Change Is Harming Economy, Report Says - WSJ.com

http://online.wsj.com/...2702303417104579545510182551226?...

Climate change is creating problems for American citizen... and costing the economy billions of dollars, as extreme ... flooding, droughts and other disasters to every region o... federal advisory panel concluded in a report released Tu...
The congres

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2011-09-12 11:21:55     Copenhagen's novel problem: too many cyclists | Amelia Hill | Environment | guardian.co.uk

http://www.guardian.co.uk/e.../copenhagen-cycling-congestion

Local cycling federation and tourist organisation warn t... in the Danish capital can make riding intimidating

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2010-10-14 20:50:35     Data | The World Bank

http://data.worldbank.org/

The World Bank Open Data
The Data Catalog provides download access to over 2,000 ...

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2012-07-18 18:13:16     Empowering Technology: Mobile Phone Access Reaches Three Quarters Of Planet’s Population

http://www.dailymarkets.com/...arters-of-planets-population/

The World Bank and infoDev released a study yesterday ti...
“Around three-quarters of the world’s inhabitants no ...
Here’s an excerpt from the Executive Summary:
“With some 6 billion mobile subscriptions in use world ...
The developing world is

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2014-02-03 22:44:46     Flood Maps

http://flood.firetree.net/

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2014-01-10 16:50:30     Free Permaculture Design Course - Regenerative Leadership Institute

http://www.permaculturedesigntraining.com/?cctidx=share-this

Natural building construction
Pattern observation and site analysis
Renewable energy and appropriate technology
Reading the land and natural cycles
... ...and much, much more!

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2012-10-02 10:32:22     Future Perfect » Thoughts on Rural Research

http://janchipchase.com/2012/07/thoughts-on-rural-research/

This article summarises the issues in conducting corpora... research in rural locations covering logistics to resear... communities are far from homongenous.

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2010-09-16 15:13:37     Give Work - Our Mission | Samasource

http://www.samasource.org/about/

Samasource empowers over 850 marginalized people, from r... women in rural Pakistan, to receive life-changing work o... the Internet. In parallel, we enable socially responsibl... businesses, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs in the US to c... economic de

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2014-03-30 09:18:10     Global warming reveals Viking tunic

http://news.msn.com/s.../global-warming-reveals-viking-tunic

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2016-02-22 19:14:12     Global warming: Data centres to consume three times as much energy in next decade, experts warn | Environment | The Independent

http://www.independent.co.uk/...e-experts-warn-a6830086.html

416.2 terawatt hours of electricity world’s data centr... was far higher than UK’s total consumption

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2014-06-12 12:34:11     Hip Gadgets For The Developing World Won't Solve Global Poverty: Stop Making Them | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

http://www.fastcoexist.com/...lobal-poverty-stop-making-them

Many entrepreneurs (incorrectly) think the biggest chall... making the product. They are so pleased they have invent... more efficient or lower cost or fancier than the other w... market. Since there are 1 bazillion people whose life wo...
Wrong! Actu

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2015-12-08 09:38:48     How can we store more energy from the sun and the wind? - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-34974644

Nick Heyward, who manages the UK Power Networks project,... electricity grids need to balance supply and demand at a...
"One solution could be to add capacity to the existing g ...
Storage systems like SNS offer the ability to export ene ...
Mr Heyward

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2014-09-28 20:43:02     How to build a fairer city | Cities | theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/...le-transport-broadband-housing

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