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Community Energy Fortnight: Scene Consulting

Community energy specialist, Scene Consulting, will deliver a renewable energy workshop during Community Energy Fortnight on September 26. The workshop is open to members of community groups who would like more information on renewable energy and what it can offer to locals. The event will be held at Hartwood...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 27 August 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. Small island states threatened by rising sea levels call for sustainability Labour plans stricter rules for UK’s fracking industry Homeless International to...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Ellerburn Lodge, Yorkshire

This beautiful cottage has plenty to offer guests and is available to book now through cottages4you. Set on the fringes of the wonderful medieval city of York, this extremely comfortable property boasts an acre of lovely, private landscaped gardens and its own heated indoor swimming pool. With its well...


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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 26 August 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. Carbon-cutting policies could save billions in healthcare costs Bank holiday: one in five British families can’t afford a day out to the...


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Sustainable institute of the week: Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry

The Centre for Sustainable Food Farming and Forestry at Plumpton College offers short, focused courses to help people get started in farming and forestry, expand or diversify a current business and help a firm meet legislative requirements. The centre war set up nine years a go with the aim...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Portland, Oregon

Portland has been defined the greenest city in America, thanks to its efforts to promote sustainable businesses, recycling, sustainable eating and transport. Being the 29th most populous city in the US, Portland might not sound like an attractive destination for eco-travellers. However, it does deserve special mention because it...


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Top features of the week: August 24

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Martin Chilcott discussed some of the ways that collaboration can improve supply chain sustainability and transparency. Richard Essex explored how the Scottish Referendum could be good news for the renewable energy sector, and Clare Jones argued that regeneration needs to consider the...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Bowford Cottage, Lancashire

This beautiful cottage in Lancashire sleeps up to seven people and is available to book now through cottages4you. Set amidst truly peaceful countryside and enjoying beautiful rural views to Beacon Fells, this very comfortable cottage is just 5 miles from roads offering swift access to a host of attractions....


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Top articles of the week: August 23

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Kellogg’s has committed to sourcing all of its major ingredients responsibly by 2020. We also reported on a poll that found 80% of MPs lack basic understanding of where the UK’s money comes from. Finally, in other news, a study has found...


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Last chance to win an iPad mini, Kindle Fire or charity donation through our reader survey

Readers of Blue & Green Tomorrow have a last opportunity to win an iPad mini, Kindle Fire or a donation to a charity of their choice by filling in our 2014 readership survey. The survey aims to find out what our readers want us to cover, whether it is...


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Film review: Future of Hope (2010)

Documentary Future of Hope follows a series of Icelandic individuals that are striving to change the world in terms of culture, society and environmental considerations. Those involved in the film argue that how the Icelandic economy has grown and developed over the last decade is unsustainable because it is...


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Book review: The Mystery of Capital – Hernando De Soto (2001)

Peruvian economist Hernando de Soto explains what capital is, why it has failed to benefit the majority of mankind and sets out an alternative solution in The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. The book looks at the process of transforming dead...


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TED Talks: Seeds of Change – Pam Warhurst

Community activist Pam Warhurst talks about driving a clean revolution by making towns more sustainable and growing their own food in this week’s featured TED Talk. Pam Warhurst, who founded voluntary gardening initiative Incredible Edible in Todmorden, in West Yorkshire, explains it is time for communities to shape their...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 22 August 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. Angels back regeneration via the crowd A designer future: communicating sustainability by design Labour party would allow energy regulator to revoke utilities’...


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Per ardua ad astra – an update on Sustainable September

“Through adversity to the stars” is the motto for the Royal Air Force, which is apposite for a magazine that grew out of the RAF county of Lincolnshire. Visit Lincoln sometime, best Castle-Cathedral combo in the world. Period. Anyway, here’s an update on Sustainable September. Heart-breaking though it was,...


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