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Environmentalist of the week: Sir David Attenborough

Naturalist, prolific broadcaster, environmental icon and owner of one of television’s most recognisable voices, Sir David Attenborough is a man of many talents. In a lifetime dedicated to studying and educating others about the wonders of the natural world, Attenborough has instilled a respect for the environment in viewers...


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Save B&GT: a fifth of the way in five days

You may have read by now that Blue & Green Tomorrow has hit some financial turbulence and we are at risk of ceasing publication. The short version is a sponsor pulled out of our flagship series of events meaning we had to cancel them, creating a possibly fatal hole...


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Community Energy Fortnight: Bristol Green Doors

The Community Energy Fortnight hopes to raise awareness of renewable energy projects this September. As part of the national event, Bristol Green Doors – a community interest company – are showcasing a number of homes to the public, free of charge, on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September. This occasion will...


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Ethical Corporation: helping business do the right thing

Ethical Corporation has grown to become one of the most respected voices in the CSR space. Ahead of its fifth annual Responsible Business Awards, director Sara Baylis and Zara Maung, editor of Ethical Corporation magazine, speak to Tom Revell about the past, present, and future of ethical business. It...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 4 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. Smart energy meters: the smart revolution is coming Extinction rate increased one thousand times during human era National Grid warns of possible...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 3 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we covered the news that corruption in the developing world might be causing the death of 3.6 million people in extreme poverty. We also learned the identity of two donors to the secretive, climate sceptic Global Warming Policy Foundation, and that fashion mogul...


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How scientists feel about climate change: Alex sen Gupta

Alex sen Gupta, from the Climate Change Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, has written a letter speaking about his feelings toward climate change. In it he expresses his frustrations at the inaction of world leaders and the undue attention given to unqualified commentators. The letter...


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Smart energy meters: the smart revolution is coming

The roll-out of smart meters will empower customers and boost competition in the much-criticised energy market, writes Sacha Deshmukh, chief executive of Smart Energy GB. Imagine doing your weekly shop at the supermarket. You fill your trolley as usual, but when you get to the checkout, instead of a total...


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Ethical retailer of the week: Quinola Mothergrain

Quinola is a fairtrade and organic quinoa company that works with Peruvian farmers to supply high quality, ethical and sustainable stock to UK stores. Quinola was founded in Paris in 2011 by James Livingstone-Wallace, who met Peruvian farmers growing quinoa while travelling with his family and later decided to...


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Help save Blue & Green Tomorrow today

We wanted to let you know that we’ve hit some serious financial headwinds over the last month and we are at risk of ceasing publishing Blue & Green Tomorrow, in its current form, by the end of September. The loss of our principal sponsor for our flagship series of...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 3 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. Joseph Stiglitz: capitalism needs reformed political system to thrive again HSBC could exposed to ‘fine inflation’, warns Neil Woodford Japanese annual Taiji...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 2 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow we reported on the rejection of ‘Boris Island’, the controversial plans put forward by London mayor Boris Johnson for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary.  We also covered the reprieve given to the threatened Great Barrier Reef, after controversial plans to...


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How scientists feel about climate change: Prof Brendan Mackey

As part of a unique new project, academics from around Australia have handwritten letters describing how they feel about climate change. In this letter, Prof Brendan Mackey, director of the Griffith Climate Change Response Program, describes how climate scientists have been ignored, and apologises to the planet for the...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Swallow Barn, Staffordshire

Swallow Barn enjoys views over the beautiful White Peak countryside and is available to book now through cottages4you. In a peaceful location midway between Leek and Ashbourne, this little detached barn conversion sits just a 0.75 mile walk from a popular dining pub in an area that boasts many...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 2 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. Survey finds rising energy costs a priority concern across UK manufacturing base Australian church to divest from fossil fuels to help sinking...



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