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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 10 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported on the economic benefits of the UK’s carbon budgets and the role of energy efficiency. Save B&GT: 16 days to go – pledge £52 today For 14p per day or £1 per week or £4.33 per month, we can make B&GT...


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Ethical retailer of the week: Creative Nature

Creative Nature produces organic, ethically sourced ‘superfoods’, promoting healthy eating and wellbeing, as well as environmentally friendly and ethical practices. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Superfoods are increasingly popular foods, such as goji berries, hemp, quinoa or chia seeds,...


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How scientists feel about climate change: Prof Tony McMichael

Emeritus Professor Tony McMichael expresses how sad he is that children may not be able to experience nature in the same way in the future because society is too focussed on money in a handwritten letter expressing how he feels about climate change. McMichael’s, who is from the National...


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Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards: celebrating sustainable success

On September 29, Ethical Corporation will host its fifth annual Responsible Business Awards, celebrating the success stories of the corporate social responsibility (CSR) space.  In the Art Deco surroundings of Sheraton Park Lane Hotel in exclusive...


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Save B&GT: 16 days to go – pledge £52 today

For 14p per day or £1 per week or £4.33 per month, we can make B&GT viable. If just 3% of our monthly readership pledged £52 we’d hit our target and be on our way to over funding. If everyone reading B&GT today alone pledged £52, we’d pass the...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 10 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. WMO: greenhouse gas levels rising at fastest rate since 1984 Ed Davey promises bold action from the UK at UN climate summit...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 9 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported on greenhouse gas levels rising at the fastest pace seen since 1984 and looked at the so-called global warming hiatus. Save B&GT: 17 days to go Save Blue & Green Tomorrow update. Wow – 23% after a week. Thank you to the 82...


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Community Energy Fortnight: Anafon Hydro Project

The Community Energy Fortnight hopes to raise awareness of renewable energy projects this September. As part of the national event, the Anafon Hydro Project – a community-led renewable hydro scheme – is holding a festival promoting culture, history, but most importantly: sustainability! They will also be launching their share offer –...


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Save B&GT: 17 days to go

Save Blue & Green Tomorrow update. Wow – 23% after a week. Thank you to the 82 people who have already pledged – a staggering £254 each on average. Thank you for your generosity in keeping the blue and green pirate ship afloat so far. We are redoubling our...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 9 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. Urgent shift to renewables needed to avoid ‘catastrophic climate change’, says report NGOs call on the UK to take the lead at...


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Community Energy Fortnight: Fuelling Manchester

The Community Energy Fortnight hopes to raise awareness of renewable energy projects this September. As part of the national event, Carbon Co-op – a community-led co-operative in Manchester, aiming to self-retrofit homes – is hosting a networking event for people and groups involved in community renewable projects in the Greater Manchester...


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How scientists feel about climate change: Prof Katrin Meissner

In a letter explaining how she feels about climate change associate professor Katrin Meissner, from the Climate Change Research Centre from the University of New South Wales, expresses her fears around the challenges today’s children will face in the future. The letter forms part of a series that asked...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Fiji Islands

Fiji has one of the strongest economies in the Pacific Ocean region, thanks largely to its tourism sector that promotes the island’s natural beauty and precious coral reefs. Sandy beaches, coral reefs, tropical forests and a warm sunny climate are some of the features that makes Fiji one of...


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Top features of the week: September 7

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we made it to a fifth of the way for our crowdfunding campaign. Please pledge to save us. Sacha Deshmukh also explored how the roll-out of smart meters will boost competition in the energy market, and we interviewed Bristol Green Doors, a...


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Sustainable institute of the week: Sustainable Lifestyle Research Group

The Sustainable Lifestyle Research Group (SLRG) is co-ordinated from the University of Surrey. Its principle aim is to develop new understandings of the processes that lead to changes in people’s lifestyles, behaviours and practices. Through this understanding the SLRG can offer evidence-based advice to policymakers about realistic strategies to...



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