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Sustainability institute of the week: Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems

The Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems is an independent ‘think and do’ tank that offers popular learning programmes from Bristol. The organisation’s work is firmly rooted in economist E F Schumacher’s philosophy. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. E F...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Umbria, Italy

The historic Italian region offers a range of eco-retreats and activities to responsible travellers, who can enjoy its picturesque rural landscape and artistic heritage. Perhaps not the most famous touristic destination and sometimes forgotten because of the proximity of the more popular Rome and Florence, Umbria is a small...


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Top features of the week: September 14

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we made it past 25% of our crowdfunding target. Please pledge to save us. Morwenna Kearns also explored how to alter the pattern for Organic Fashion and Textiles Week, and we interviewed Anafon Hydro Project, a community led renewable hydro scheme, about...


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Blue & Green’s top 10 electric cars: #9 Smart FourTwo Electric

Blue & Green Tomorrow has compiled a varied list, in both price and performance, of the top 10 commercially available electric cars. The iconic smart car was always meant to go electric, its already cheap running costs a real incentive for its purchasers. However, this is no different. Featuring that...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Wagon House Cottage, South Wales

Wagon House is located near Usk and has much to offer guests and is available to book now through cottages4you. These properties stand next to the owner’s home in an attractive rural location with shared use of a lovely heated outdoor swimming pool. From the cottage guests have an...


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Save B&GT: 13 days to go – give graduates a sustainable start in journalism

You may have heard by now that Blue & Green Tomorrow is crowdfunding its way through a financial storm. The money you pledge will primarily go to our small team of brilliant young writers. Blue & Green Tomorrow recruits recent graduates on a living wage so anyone, regardless of...


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Top articles of the week: September 13

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, a nationwide school science experiment revealed that bumblebees prefer suburban areas to rural places. We also reported on how Oxfordshire has become the first county in Britain to be named a ‘Social Enterprise Place’. In other news, NASA is developing a probe...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 12 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported on plans for oil and gas drilling in South Downs National Park being rejected and a report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative stating ExxonMobil are understating the risks of climate change to investors. IEA report reveals ‘remarkable’ slowdown in oil demand...


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Film review: Disruption (2014)

Disruption looks at the consequences of our inaction when it comes to climate change, arguing that this is an issue everyone can and should be involved in. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The documentary looks at the science behind...


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Book review: The Establishment: And how they get away with it – Owen Jones (2014)

International bestselling author Owen Jones takes a looks at the British Establishment and calls for democracy. Jones looks at our current democratic system and those behind it that are not held accountable yet have huge amounts of power. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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TED talks: A park underneath the hustle and bustle of New York City – Dan Barasch

In an informative, short TED talk, Dan Barasch explains his idea and work-in-progress to create a park the size of a football field, filled with greenery, underneath New York City – using revolutionary solar technology. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Barasch,...


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Save B&GT: Two weeks to go – pledge £52 today

Our crowdfunder will determine if Blue & Green Tomorrow will continue and thrive… or fade to black. We only have a short window in which to save the magazine. We want to remain as a thorn in the side of the reckless and unsustainable, while also being a raucous voice for...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 12 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. 19% increase in people switching bank account Just half of MPs believe manmade climate change is a fact Ozone layer on track...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 11 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow we reported on a UN study that found the ozone layer could recover by mid-century and a survey found that Brits value and appreciate businesses that are socially responsible. Climate change art project in Bristol shows extent of rising sea levels Artists, helped by...


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How scientists feel about climate change: Dr Sarah Perkins

Everything that Dr Sarah Perkins feared about climate change is beginning to happen and she questions why people have been ignoring the signs in a letter explaining her view on how the world is changing. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please...



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