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Sustainability institute of week: The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability

The Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) at the University of Cumbria is an emerging global hub of inquiry, teaching and dialogue enabling the transition to more fair and sustainable societies. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The institute states that the challenge...


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Top ecotourism destination: Hawaii

The US state, a dream destination for those wanting some peace and a place to relax in the Pacific, has become a leader in green tourism, promoting eco-friendly activities and structures that aim to preserve the country’s fragile and unique ecosystem. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a...


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Top features of the week: September 28

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Morwenna Kearns explored London Fashion Week, innovation in style and whether runway styles can ever be replicated on the high street. Charlotte Malone spoke to the Low Carbon Hub about how community energy can benefit local people and the wider economy. We...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: Mill Barn, Pembrokeshire

This converted cottage in Haycastle, Pembrokeshire, offers a comfortable space for couples visiting the south west of Wales. It is available to book now through cottages4you. The perfect romantic hideaway, in summer or winter, this charming and heavily beamed barn conversion features a 37″ flat screen TV in the...


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Top articles of the week: September 27

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, at the annual Labour party conference party leader Ed Miliband vowed to increase taxes on tobacco giants to boost NHS funding. We also reported on the UK challenger bank Aldermore confirming its intentions to launch an initial public offering on the London...


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Book review: Inequality and the 1% – Danny Dorling (2014)

Author and geographer Danny Dorling sets outs to find out how much of an issue inequality really is in the UK today and asks how it impacts on society in Inequality and the 1%. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


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Film review: Encounters at the End of the World (2007)

The beautiful and unique landscapes of the Antarctica are illustrated in Encounters at the End of the World, a documentary about the people who live and work in one of the most challenging locations. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


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TED talks: The other inconvenient truth – Jonathan Foley

Jonathan Foley looks at what he calls the “other inconvenient truth” – the skyrocketing demand for food that means agriculture has become the largest driver of climate change and biodiversity and environmental destruction, in this informative TED talk. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 26 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. Eric Pickles criticised for interfering with wind farm applications Poll: UK perception of fracking improves but public prefers renewables World Bank: cleantech...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 25 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported on the public’s perception of fracking and and communities secretary Eric Pickles being criticised for interfering with wind farm applications. Climate change could see rise of violent conflict in India, warns new report A new report from the Global Sustainability Institute...


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Community energy is about putting local power in the hands of local people

As it announces its first share offer, the Low Carbon Hub explains how community energy can benefit local people and the wider economy.  Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. The Low Carbon Hub was established scale up community energy in...


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Blue & Green Daily: Thursday 25 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. Ed Miliband: there is ‘no more important issue’ than climate change Boris Johnson’s prize for reducing pollution criticised by campaigners DiCaprio: ‘solving...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 24 September round up

Today on Blue and Green Tomorrow, we took a look at the pledges and speeches made at the UN summit on climate change and Boris Johnson being awarded an award for reducing air quality in London. Climate change is solvable and is ‘a great opportunity’ In a video presented...


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Ethical retailer of the week: Nkuku

Nkuku is a fairtrade and ethical company producing stylish and original gifts, accessorises, home and kitchen wares, following socially responsible principles. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Nkuku is a Devon-based company that realises its products thanks to the ability...


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Blue & Green Daily: Wednesday 24 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. UN climate summit: ‘it will take everyone to change everything’ Marine energy generating £217m for Scottish economy Prince Charles: we must act...



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