Wednesday 1st October 2014                 Change text size:

Wills-logo-low-res-register

Ethical retailer of the week: Wills

Wills is a UK company selling “animal and human friendly” footwear, with a unique eye for style, materials and ethics that is evident in all their products. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Wills was born from an idea of...


sanja gjenero via freeimages

Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 1 October headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Wonga profits halved by compensation payouts UK’s first floating solar farm installed IEA: solar could be largest electricity source by 2050 Conservative party...


news by Sanja Gjenero via Free Images

Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 30 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported on the shocking news that more than half of the world’s wildlife has been lost in the last 40 years. We also covered the calls for greater protection for climate refugees, and investigated how students are at the forefront of the...


Photo: alh1 via Flickr

Blue & Green holiday cottages: Amberleigh, North Yorkshire

This barn conversion is set in the heart of a pretty village lying between the majestic North Yorkshire Moors and the Dales. It is available to book now through cottages4you. This beautifully furnished single storey barn conversion makes a superb holiday base. Boasting a hot tub in its private,...


NUS - Piers

NUS: how students are addressing unsustainable finance

Backing fossil fuel divestment, founding credit unions and rejecting neoliberalism: some students are at the forefront of the search for truly sustainable finance, writes Piers Telemacque of the National Union of Students (NUS). Since the crash of 2008, it’s become increasingly obvious that our financial system isn’t fit for...


Photo: sanja gjenero via Free Images

Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 30 September headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow.  Conservative party conference: Osborne criticised for welfare cuts and inaction over climate change Cameron’s new homes pledge ‘counter-productive’, says UK Green Building Council...


news by Sanja Gjenero via Free Images

Blue & Green Daily: Monday 29 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we learned that the S&P 500 companies that are leading climate change action are raking in superior profitability and benefiting from lower volatility of earnings. We also reported on pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong and the introduction of South America’s first carbon tax....


newspaper arm by sanja gjenero via stock.xchng

Blue & Green Daily: Monday 29 September headlines

Blue & Green Daily finds and summarises the top sustainability stories around the web every morning. We start with our own picks from Blue & Green Tomorrow. Fracking: government ignores 99% opposition to change trespass law British businesses make sustainable timber pledge EU must reconsider climate targets if UN talks...


University of Cumbria via Flickr

Sustainability institute of week: The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability

The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) at the University of Cumbria is an emerging global hub of inquiry, teaching and dialogue enabling the transition to more fair and sustainable societies. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The institute states that the challenge...


Ricardo Mangual via flickr

Top ecotourism destination: Hawaii

The US state, a dream destination for those wanting some peace and a place to relax in the Pacific, has become a leader in green tourism, promoting eco-friendly activities and structures that aim to preserve the country’s fragile and unique ecosystem. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a...


Photo: Colin Brough via Freeimages

Top features of the week: September 28

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Morwenna Kearns explored London Fashion Week, innovation in style and whether runway styles can ever be replicated on the high street. Charlotte Malone spoke to the Low Carbon Hub about how community energy can benefit local people and the wider economy. We...


Cottages4You

Blue & Green holiday cottages: Mill Barn, Pembrokeshire

This converted cottage in Haycastle, Pembrokeshire, offers a comfortable space for couples visiting the south west of Wales. It is available to book now through cottages4you. The perfect romantic hideaway, in summer or winter, this charming and heavily beamed barn conversion features a 37″ flat screen TV in the...


Photo: Intel Free Press via Flickr

Top articles of the week: September 27

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, at the annual Labour party conference party leader Ed Miliband vowed to increase taxes on tobacco giants to boost NHS funding. We also reported on the UK challenger bank Aldermore confirming its intentions to launch an initial public offering on the London...


m

Book review: Inequality and the 1% – Danny Dorling (2014)

Author and geographer Danny Dorling sets outs to find out how much of an issue inequality really is in the UK today and asks how it impacts on society in Inequality and the 1%. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


a

Film review: Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

The beautiful and unique landscapes of the Antarctica are illustrated in Encounters at the End of the World, a documentary about the people who live and work in one of the most challenging locations. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....



Latest poll

Will you support our crowdfunder?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...