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2016-12-27 08:59:23     The farmer who built her own broadband - BBC News

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-37974267

"I'm just a farmer's wife," says Christine Conder, modes... members of the rural communities of Lancashire she is al... internet pioneer.
Her DIY solution to a neighbour's internet connectivity ...
That is 35 times faster than the 28.9 Mbps average UK

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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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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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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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2016-01-04 17:21:54    

http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/carbon-clock/

Carbon concentration up counter

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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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2015-08-17 19:55:35     Winderful

http://winderful.diascreative.net/

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2015-08-17 19:54:51     U.K. National Grid status

http://www.gridwatch.templar.co.uk/

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2015-04-11 12:00:55     Renewable energy: Not a toy | The Economist

http://www.economist.com/...-even-subsidies-fall-not-toy?...

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2014-11-18 19:00:22     The 110 Year-Old Light Bulb That's Never Been Turned Off

http://gizmodo.com/...s-never-been-turned-off-1659505178?...

The 110 Year-Old Light Bulb That's Never Been Turned Off
The oldest lightbulb in continuous use was installed bef ...

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2014-10-03 13:52:16     Offline and falling behind: Barriers to Internet adoption | McKinsey & Company

http://www.mckinsey.com/...ind_barriers_to_internet_adoption

More than 60 percent of the world’s population remains... removing crucial deterrents to Internet adoption, little... more than 4 billion people may be left behind.

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2014-09-29 13:51:07     UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way to Feed the World

http://www.technologywater.com/...rganic-farming-only-way-to

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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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2014-06-24 18:26:16     The Good Country Index

http://www.goodcountry.org/

The idea of the Good Country Index is pretty simple: to ... country on earth contributes to the common good of human... takes away. Using a wide range of data from the U.N. and... international organisations, we’ve given each country ... show at a g

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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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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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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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2014-03-17 16:13:28     Illuminating cities with sustainable smart lighting systems | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional

http://www.theguardian.com/...-smart-lighting-systems-cities

Illuminating cities with sustainable smart lighting systems
Lights that switch off automatically when streets are em ...
Share 501
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... a city-lighting system that's both sustainable and fun.

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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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2014-03-08 12:40:04     The perovskite lightbulb moment for solar power | Technology | The Observer

http://www.theguardian.com/...undant-solar-power-britain?...

If perovskites mean nothing to you read on, as they may ... impact on your future fuel bill.
If we could capture approximately 1% of the sunlight fal ...

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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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2014-02-18 16:41:27     The Great Green Wall Initiative | Global Environment Facility

http://www.thegef.org/gef/great-green-wall

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2014-02-03 22:44:46     Flood Maps

http://flood.firetree.net/

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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
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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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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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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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2014-01-10 16:50:04     The Coming ‘Instant Planetary Emergency’ | The Nation

http://www.thenation.com/...ing-instant-planetary-emergency

William Greider: Will It Matter That Janet Yelle...
Dave Zirin: Chris Kluwe, Aaron Rodgers and LGBT ...
John Nichols: Five Reforms to Make Democratic Po ...
A Look Back at the Year in Crazy, Part Two
... entists predict i

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2014-01-10 16:45:56     Localism is the cornerstone of environmentalism in the 21st century | Sarah Newton | Environment | theguardian.com

http://www.theguardian.com/...m-cornerstone-environmentalism

For me such localism is the cornerstone of what environm... about in the 21st century. Not the top-down imposition o... agenda, but the nurturing of people working as a communi... concerned by local environmental impoverishment come tog... and enhance

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2014-01-10 16:43:54     The ocean is broken | Newcastle Herald

http://www.theherald.com.au/story/18.../the-ocean-is-broken/

IT was the silence that made this voyage different from ...
See your ad here
Not the absence of sound, exactly.
The wind still whipped the sails and whistled in the rig ...
... The birds were missing because the fish were missing.

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2014-01-10 16:32:10     Windbelt, Cheap Generator Alternative, Set to Power Third World - Popular Mechanics

http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/so.../4224763

Working in Haiti, Shawn Frayne, a 28-year-old inventor b... View, Calif., saw the need for small-scale wind power to... and radios in the homes of the poor. Conventional wind t...
Frayne's device, which he calls a Windbelt, is a taut me ...
Frayne hope

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