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How cooking endangers planet and people

Almost half of the world’s population still uses open fires to cook their food risking a number of diseases because of their exposure to air pollution, explains Nathalia Hentze Nielsen, communications manager for Dazin. Can you remember the last time you cooked a meal over open fire? I am going to take...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 9 July 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. Climate-aligned bonds grow 20% to reach $600bn Summer Budget 2015: renewables Climate Change Levy exemption to be scrapped Ambitious policy ‘essential’ to...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 8 July 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. Investments in gas projects could become stranded, warns Carbon Tracker Report: economic growth and achieving emissions targets possible ‘Unprecedented level of cooperation’...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 7 July 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. Coal-fired electricity investment threatens climate goals, warns OECD head Standard Chartered joins 9 other banks in pledge to cut deforestation ​Ecclesiastical rebrands...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 6 July 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. Archbishop of Wales: ethical investment no longer on the fringes of finance DECC budget cuts could put energy and climate plans at...


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Skills Gap Analysis in American Workforce

If you are like many American employers, you may be having a hard time finding skilled workers to hire for your organization. Of course this puts a strain on your business, because without highly skilled and experienced employees, it is challenging to meet the needs of your customers and...


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Infographics for Independence Day – 4th July 2015

As our American cousins celebrate the Declaration of Independence from George III’s United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, we the people have gathered some infographics that reflect on that great nation. We hope you enjoy them. Happy Independence Day… mutter, grumble… Here’s a handy timeline from 1763 to 1787,...


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On this day 1035: William the Conqueror becomes Duke of Normandy

980 years ago a seven-year old William became Duke of Normandy. It was a succession that would have the most profound effect on our island’s history. William eventually ended five centuries of Anglo-Saxon rule, made France our natural enemy for eight centuries and wrecked our property market forever. Twelve...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 3 July 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. US and China among counties unveiling climate pledges Investors back White House and call for strong standard on methane emissions Fracking could...


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Relaunch and readership survey 2015

We are conducting our fifth annual reader survey. This year it’s a little different as it comes in advance of our exciting relaunch planned for September this year. Through your participation we want to understand what you want from a rejuvenated Blue & Green. This is a brief questionnaire...


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Infographic: Securing the planet’s future with solar power

The world has been experiencing some extreme weather conditions lately, such as severe storms in the US and flooding in the UK. Some scientists cite global warming as the cause and see a weather pattern that could extend well into the future, impacting “billions of people directly through damage to property...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 2 July 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. 100 philanthropic organisations have pledged to divest from fossil fuels Airports Commission backs Heathrow expansion Government should explain onshore wind subsidy alternative,...


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How to: raise finance for your cleaning business

You’ve scrubbed, cleansed, scraped and decontaminated – and you’re still barely scraping together the pennies to start your own cleaning business. Indeed, a cleaning company is a great money spinner for those looking for the satisfaction of running a small business, and it requires less cash than a larger...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 1 July 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. Government faces increasing costs if it fails to act quickly on climate, warns report Obama and Attenborough discuss climate change Climate negotiations...


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Make ‘renewable energy’ in India

Renewable energy is one of the identified sectors under the National Programme ‘Make in India’. The programme lists out vast potential of renewable energy resources in the country, its facilitative measures, and its import dependency as some of the drivers for this sector. This article was first published on...



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