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Blue & Green Daily: Tuesday 23 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. London Fashion Week: innovation in style and substance Record 2014 CO2 emissions dwarf global expectations Climate adaption budgets could reverse poverty progress People’s...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 22 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we looked back at the People’s Climate March that took place on Sunday and reported on how climate change adaption could affect progress and 2014 carbon emissions dwarfing expectations. Energy bills consumers’ top winter budget worry Almost half of UK consumers say their...


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London Fashion Week: innovation in style and substance

London Fashion Week has been and gone for another season, leaving in its wake the usual discussions of politics, good taste and whether runway styles can ever be replicated on the high street. The Estethica initiative, however, once again put a line through any question marks concerning whether sustainability...


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Blue & Green Daily: Monday 22 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: ‘fair share’ system proposed to cut global emissions Desmond Tutu: ‘Nobody should profit from climate change suffering’ People’s Climate...


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Top ecotourism destinations: Costa Rica

Costa Rica is one of the world’s most loved green destinations, thanks to stunning natural landscapes that have not been damaged by reckless touristic development, and various tours and activities that travellers can enjoy. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge....


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Top features of the week: September 21

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we made it to 30% of our target for our crowdfunding campaign. Please pledge to save us. Ilaria Bertini spoke to eco-travel blogger Yara Coelho and explored how responsible travelers need to be aware of their impacts in addition to it being...


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Blue & Green holiday cottages: The Olde Granary, Shropshire

Dating back to 1600 and bursting with character and charm, these tastefully converted barns retain many of their original features whilst offering all modern comforts in their smartly furnished interiors. They are available to book now through cottages4you. Lovely country walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep. Set on a...


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Blue & Green’s top 10 electric cars: #10 Chevrolet Volt

Blue & Green Tomorrow has compiled a varied list, in both price and performance, of the top 10 commercially available electric cars. Finally, but certainly not least, the Volt is a work horse specifically designed to keep on going. With a range of 300 miles, competing with the Tesler S...


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Top articles of the week: September 20

This week on Blue & Green Tomorrow, Oxford City Council became the first UK local authority to commit to fossil fuel divestment. We also reported on a giant observation tower which is due to be built in the Amazon to assess the relationship between climate change and the forest....


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Blue & Green Daily: Friday 19 September round up

Today on Blue & Green Tomorrow, we reported to results of the Scottish referendum, with 55% of Scots backing the union, the projection that the world’s population will hit 11 billion by 2100 and Prince Charles declaring that climate action is the “only rational choice“. Antarctic sea ice reaches...


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Book review: This Changes Everything – Naomi Klein (2014)

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, from the international bestselling author Naomi Klein, argues that global warming is not about carbon but about capitalism, because a focus on growth and profit is exacerbating the problem. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival....


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On this day in 1893: Women gained voting right in New Zealand

On September 19 in 1893, New Zealand became the first country to pass a bill allowing women to vote, paving the way for others that later agreed on women’s suffrage. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure its survival. Please pledge. Governor Lord Glasgow gave...


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Film review: The Price of Sand (2013)

The Price of Sand investigates the frac sand mining boom in Minnesota and Wisconsin, US. Pure silica sand has seen rapid increase in demand and has become a valuable commodity, leading to mines opening up across the states. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...


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Save B&GT: We’ve hit 30% – thank you!

If we can get to 50% in the next few days we can secure the other half. Our average pledge is £208, so we just need another 87 of those to hit £45,000. The average pledge across Crowdfunder is around £52, so we’d just need another 346 of those....


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Scotland’s decision: a more sustainable United Kingdom democracy

Scotland’s independence debate has dispelled the myth that people are apathetic about politics. What is critical is the importance of the vote and the way the campaign is conducted. A clash of opposing ideas creates a higher turnout. Blue & Green Tomorrow is currently running a crowdfunder to ensure...



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